Monthly Archives: September 2010

Congregations Gone Wild

I remember a saying– a proverb I think, of the Lakota– describing the sad estate of a person: “he is as far from himself as a hog from the moon.” Continue reading

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Exciting things in the air…

I’m particularly excited about the beginning of Church School… Continue reading

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Wellsboro Gazette Midweek Message: “The Back-2s”

Maybe it is time to come back home and find the love and refreshment and joy in the sense of belonging and participating in a community of faith. Continue reading

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Those strange things the Rector does…

…not just the bizarre thing that the Rector goes off and does as part of his peculiar personality—we bring joy, we bring life, we bring the Gospel and the love of Jesus. And we bring it in the Name of Jesus, but we also bring it as a sign of care and love of Saint Paul’s.
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Loaves and fishes at the parish picnic…

They are a time of great fun, fellowship and enjoyment. They also remind me about the original version of the parish picnic—the generosity of God shown in the feeding of the five thousand on five loaves of bread and two fish.
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The mantle has been passed to us…

We are the heirs of the prophets and the apostles. It is the cloak of the Grace of God that enfolds and surrounds us, that protects us and comforts us. Continue reading

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