Grace to Love My Brother (4th Lent C)

“Grace to Love My Brother” 4th Sunday in Lent - March 31, 2019 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 All the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to Jesus. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, "This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them." So Jesus told them this parable: "There was a man who had two sons. The younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of the property that will belong to me.' So he divided his property between them. A few days later the younger son gathered all he had and traveled to a distant country, and there he squandered his property in dissolute living. When he had spent everything, a severe famine took place throughout th

XI Bishop of Georgia Election Timeline

The Search Committee for the XI Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia recently announced its tentative timeline for the discernment process from search to election to consecration. Dates refer to the years 2019-2020. #bishop #Diocese #DioceseofGeorgia #Episcopal

Fire & Idols (3rd Lent C)

Fire & Idols 3rd Sunday in Lent (Year C) - March 24, 2019 Exodus 3:1-15 Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush; he looked, and the bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed. Then Moses said, “I must turn aside and look at this great sight, and see why the bush is not burned up.” When the Lord saw that he had turned aside to see, God called to him out of the bush, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.” Then he said, “Come no closer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you ar

Holly's Bravery (2nd Lent C)

“Holly’s Bravery” 2nd Sunday in Lent C - March 17, 2019 James Theodore Holly, remembered as the first black bishop in history of The Episcopal Church, should also be remembered for his courage, perseverance, and magnificent facial hair. Philippians 3:17-4:1 Brothers and sisters, join in imitating me, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us. For many live as enemies of the cross of Christ; I have often told you of them, and now I tell you even with tears. Their end is destruction; their god is the belly; and their glory is in their shame; their minds are set on earthly things. But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the

Earning the Title (1st Lent C)

“Earning the Title” 1st Sunday in Lent, C - March 10, 2019 Head Coach Herman Boone (Denzel Washington, right) and Defensive Coordinator Bill Yoast (Will Patton, left) celebrate a victory for the T.C. Williams Senior High School Titans. Luke 4:1-13 After his baptism, Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread." Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'One does not live by bread alone.'" Then the devil led him up a

Why We Have Lent (Ash Wednesday)

"We We Have Lent" Ash Wednesday - March 6, 2019 Isaiah 58:1-12 Shout out, do not hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion, to the house of Jacob their sins. Yet day after day they seek me and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practiced righteousness and did not forsake the ordinance of their God; they ask of me righteous judgments, they delight to draw near to God. "Why do we fast, but you do not see? Why humble ourselves, but you do not notice?" Look, you serve your own interest on your fast day, and oppress all your workers. Look, you fast only to quarrel and to fight. Such fasting as you do today will not make your voice hear

Lent 2019 Schedule

We are practicing our mission to live a Life Around the Table of Jesus Christ, through our worship, fellowship, and service. Please join us this Lent! MARCH 6– ASH WEDNESDAY 6:30 AM Morning Prayer and the Great Litany 7:00 AM Imposition of Ashes & Holy Communion 5:30 PM Evening Prayer 6:00 PM Choral Imposition of Ashes & Holy Communion MARCH 13 – APRIL 10 - WALKING THE PASSION III Every Wednesday between Ash Wednesday and Holy Week, we will hold Suppers and Study after the Eucharist. “Walking the Passion III” is an in-depth study of the Passion of Jesus Christ in the Gospel According to St. Luke. We will use the ancient prayer practices of Lectio Divina and The Stations of the Cross to enter

Listening for Lent (Last Epiphany C)

"Listening for Lent" Last Sunday After the Epiphany C (March 3, 2019) Luke 9:28-43a Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly they saw two men, Moses and Elijah, talking to him. They appeared in glory and were speaking of his departure, which he was about to accomplish at Jerusalem. Now Peter and his companions were weighed down with sleep; but since they had stayed awake, they saw his glory and the two men who stood with him. Just as they were leaving him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings

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