Category: Worship

Weekly Encouragement: What Makes Up a City of God?

Weekly Encouragement “That we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” Romans 1:12 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Our Lenten Series, City of God, concluded last week. Each of our guest preachers gave us new perceptions about what the City of God might look like. Each of our guest preachers gave us new […]

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Weekly Encouragement: How Much We Share

“That we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” Romans 1:12   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, We have now heard from our interfaith Lenten Series preachers, Imam Ammar Amonette and Rabbi Michael Knopf. If you missed hearing them in person you can listen to their sermons here. I hope you will recognize […]

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Weekly Encouragement: “Looking” and “Seeing”

“That we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” Romans 1:12 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Last Wednesday our Lenten Series preacher, The Rev. Dr. John Kinney, invited us to “Look Again.” Looking again at something we’ve looked at before―a Bible verse, a person, a city―can help us see things we did not […]

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Event Information

When:
March 31st, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Please join us for a special service of Choral Evensong, celebrating the feast of John Donne, held in the main church. This event will take place Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 5 p.m. All are welcome to this service, and a reception will follow!

The choir will be presenting the following works:

Preces & Responses – Philip Radcliffe
Evening Canticles from the Short Service – Orlando Gibbons
In pace, in idipsum – Guillaume Bouzignac
Prayer of John Donne – William Bradley Roberts
Psalm 27 – chant by Robert W. Lehman

We hope you can join us for this special service and festive reception!

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Weekly Encouragement: Counting All Costs

“That we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” Romans 1:12 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, One day last week I chose to ride the bus to church. I’d ridden GRTC before, but never taken it to commute to and from work. My car wasn’t in the shop. I wasn’t worried that the […]

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Weekly Encouragement: “Coexistence” Versus “Cooperation”

“That we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” Romans 1:12 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, I imagine that you have seen the COEXIST bumper sticker pictured above — bright blue, with artfully mingled symbols for several of the world’s major faiths, representations of gender, and a peace sign. It presents a hopeful […]

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Weekly Encouragement: “Happy Shrove Tuesday?”

“That we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.” Romans 1:12 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Happy Mardi Gras! Yet, it doesn’t sound right to say “Happy Shrove Tuesday,” does it? To “shrive” is to present oneself to a priest for confession, penance, and absolution. Somehow, we’ve let the party atmosphere of Mardi […]

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The “Trembling Space” That Connects One Another

Dear Friends, As I write my last “Jottings” for St. Paul’s, I am reminded that good-byes are anything but easy and this one has proved to be no exception. You have been unceasing in your generous good wishes and expressions of affection. As the recipient of all this kindness, I am both moved and humbled. […]

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Coming Up With Different Answers

Dear Friends, I remember my eldest son’s history teacher explaining to the parents at orientation that if she said something was a certain way then it was the truth, even if she was wrong. She later proved the veracity of her statement when my son had the audacity to write the correct definition of evolution […]

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