Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with Praise! Give thanks to God and bless God's name. Psalm 100:4

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FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT, March 10, 2019

Several people requested Father Bill share the conclusion from his sermon this past Sunday. Below is an excerpt from that sermon. While Jesus is transfigured, the disciples hear a mighty voice, like the voice that was heard at Jesus baptism. At the baptism, the voice said to Jesus, “You are my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.” Now the voice…

SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, February 24, 2019

The Parish Profile Committee is continuing its work in preparing this important description of all aspects of our parish. The committee has met with Father Bill and members of the Transition Committee to review the current draft. After a productive discussion during that meeting, the Profile Committee is revising the document with a goal of having it reviewed by the Vestry at…

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, February 17, 2019

Who was St. Valentine, and why do we celebrate him on February 14? In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are some fun facts about this saint. “Valentinus” comes from the Latin word for worthy, strong or powerful and was a popular moniker between the second and eighth centuries A.D. There was even a Pope Valentine, though little is known about him except…

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, February 10, 2019

There will be a special prelude this Sunday, February 10, at the 10:00 AM liturgy that you won’t want to miss, so get there a little early. Fr. Bill, Antonio Bartolome, and Rob Hovencamp will play G. F. Handel’s Trio in F Major for Recorder, Violin, and Harpsichord. — FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, February 10 HERE The recent edition of Episcopal…

THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY

This Sunday, January 27 we will have our annual meeting following worship. Please come to hear all of the wonderful that are happening and being planned. If you are writing a report, please have it to Isabel by Wednesday, January 23 so it can be published in time for the meeting. — THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, January 27 HERE The recent…

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…