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From the Rector

SECOND SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

The Profile Committee, consisting of Laureen Chang, Kimberly Schugart, Cynthia and Larry Shulte, Bill Youngblood and Michael Harrigian, is working on the parish profile. The goal is to have a draft of the profile available for Vestry review at its February meeting, then submit it to the Diocese for approval and publish it for prospective candidates by April 1st. The profile will…

THE EPIPHANY – January 6, 2019

Happy New Year from St. Edmund’s! As we begin another trip around the sun, please enjoy this prayer: Lord, You make all things new. You bring hope alive in our hearts and cause our Spirits to be born again. Thank you for this new year and for all the potential it holds. Come and kindle in us A mighty flame so that…

FOURTH SUNDAY IN ADVENT – December 23, 2018

As the nights grow longer, our advent wreath gets brighter. As we remember the story of Mary whose journeys were full of difficulties as well as blessings, let us remember those who are also struggling this year. May God use each of us to the blessing and to be the answer to prayers that are circling all around us. – FOURTH SUNDAY…

THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT December 16, 2018

Sunday evening was filled with beautiful music with our annual service of Lessons and Carols. There is no better way to begin the Christmas season then by hearing God’s words through scripture and song. Thank you to Rob Hovencamp for serving as Choirmaster and organist. Thank you to all the soloists, readers, the sound technician and the hospitality committee who provided a…

SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT, December 9, 2018

Father Bill’s Message for the Holiday Season You have probably noticed that even before Halloween, Christmas displays were starting to pop up in the stores. You have likely heard friends and neighbors complaining about it too – about the commercialization of Christmas and the stretching out of the holiday season, and maybe even about the baseball season too, and how the boys…

FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT, December 2, 2018

This Sunday we will celebrate the first Sunday in Advent with festivities that fill the Close! CRAFT FAIR Local artisens will be on hand selling their beautiful handmade items. Browse or do some Christmas shopping before or after worship. Food and drinks will also be available. GOAT YOGA Spanky and Pippen, two Nigerian dwarf goats will be arriving at noon to lead…