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Advent: Waiting for the King

Posted onDecember 1, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

The liturgical calendar tells the Christian story by marking certain moments and seasons that enable us to feel the rhythms of our salvation. Like any good story, it begins with conflict, with a crisis in search of a resolution. Our story begins with Advent....Keep Reading

Announcement of Next Rector

Posted onNovember 28, 2013 | 0 comments

The Vestry voted unanimously to call Wesley Adam Gristy to be the second Rector of All Saints at a called meeting on November 9, 2013. The call was extended to Wes on November 11 and he has accepted. At the direction and recommendation of Bishop Atwood, Fr. Wes will become a Co-Rector alongside Fr. Chuck on January 1, and they will serve together in that capacity until Fr. Chuck’s retirement on June 30, 2014....Keep Reading

Remembering Archbishop Gitari

Posted onOctober 4, 2013 | by: Bishop Bill Atwood | 0 comments

Archbishop David Gitari, the retired Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) died Monday at 2:10 pm. He was 76. Gitari was one of those larger than life figures. He was absolutely courageous, brilliant, and committed to the implications of the Gospel in everyday life. He was marked for death by government hit squads and three times had to escape in the middle of the night when they came to kill him. One of the times, he escaped through the roof of his house and slipped into the jungle....Keep Reading

Heavenly Minded but No Earthly Good

Posted onSeptember 14, 2013 | by: Bishop Bill Atwood | 0 comments

In current pop culture, decisions are often made without reference to consequences which will ultimately come as a result of the decision. There is a great deal of momentum to live "in the moment." While that may have a certain rainbow and roses appeal, it violates a core Biblical principle: Whatsoever you sow, you shall reap." Sadly, even unwanted and unforeseen consequences will come....Keep Reading

The Sacraments and the Mission of the Church

Posted onSeptember 13, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

What do the sacraments have to do with the mission of the church? At first glance, very little. Sacraments are ritualistic, confined within the walls of a church building on any given Sunday morning. The mission of the church is what happens afterwards, as we “go forth into the world rejoicing in the power of the Spirit.” We gather for the sacraments; we are sent into the world for mission....Keep Reading

Commission | Ascension | Pentecost

Posted onMay 16, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

The sequence of Commission-Ascension-Pentecost sets the scene not only for the entire book of Acts, but also for the entire life of the church. We are a people commissioned by Jesus Christ to bear witness to him. As the ascended Lord of all, we are a people committed to bringing the reign of Jesus in heaven to bear upon this earth. And then it’s Pentecost that makes this possible. ...Keep Reading

Spring Pastorates

Posted onMarch 7, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Our Spring Pastorates meet every other Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for five meetings beginning April 3. We have four groups available for adults this semester....Keep Reading

New Website!

Posted onJanuary 27, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Welcome to All Saints Anglican Church's new-and-improved presence on this thing called the Internet! Have a look around, kick the tires, and let us know what you think....Keep Reading