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Bishop Atwood Reflects on Assembly

Posted onJuly 3, 2014 | by: Bishop Bill Atwood | 0 comments

Come Holy Ghost, our souls inspire And lighten with celestial fire These ancient words of the Veni Creator were said and sung many times over the three days that the Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America met in conclave. As the church waited, the bishops met over three full days to discern who the next Archbishop would be....Keep Reading

A Call to Pray for 230 Abducted Nigerian Girls

Posted onMay 5, 2014 | by: Bishop Bill Atwood | 0 comments

On April 15th Boko Haram members armed with AK-47s abducted almost 300 high school girls who were gathered to take exams. In the confusion, some fifty escaped, leaving some 230 still in captivity. Recent reports indicate that they are being smuggled across the borders to Chad and Cameroon....Keep Reading

More Than "I Believe"

Posted onApril 21, 2014 | 0 comments

The creeds tell us what we believe, but Christianity is more than what we believe. Here is how Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, J. R. Daniel Kirk, reworks our creedal statement. For more, he blogs at Storied Theology....Keep Reading

The Easter Season

Posted onApril 21, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Easter is the climax of the church calendar. With the resurrection of Jesus, his ministry and message are vindicated, death and evil are conquered, his royal identity confirmed, and new creation breaks forth to overshadow the old. ...Keep Reading

Holy Week and Easter

Posted onApril 7, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Holy Week is the last week of Lent leading up to the climax of the Christian year when we commemorate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter. There are many opportunities here at All Saints for your to prepare for and celebrate our risen Lord this Easter season....Keep Reading

Lent

Posted onMarch 5, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Lent is that time of year specifically set aside for us to remember that we are both finite beings destined to die as well as sinful people longing for forgiveness. It is a time to remember. ...Keep Reading

Epiphany

Posted onJanuary 19, 2014 | 0 comments

During this season of Epiphany, which lasts until the arrival of Lent with Ash Wednesday, we reflect upon the life and ministry of Jesus, and how as the the light of the world, he enlightened all those he touched....Keep Reading

Praying with Great Expectations

Posted onDecember 11, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

For the Christian, gathering together for prayer is fitting. On the one hand, we are bringing our sickness and our depression and our pain altogether to one place, to groan with the rest the world trapped in its disease and death, waiting and hoping, in the spirit of Advent, that one day, surely, one day these conditions will finally change for good....Keep Reading

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