Come, Holy Spirit

Come, Holy Spirit

From the killing of Ahmaud Arbery to the  release of the video of his killing, to the ramble in Central Park, to the death of George Floyd on the streets of Minneapolis it has been a painful and tragic period in our life as a nation;  all of this with the backdrop of...
God’s Grammar

God’s Grammar

In school I always hated grammar.  I thought learning the rules of grammar was a tedious undertaking.  If I could communicate and write and speak well then I didn’t need all the rules.  When I went to China to teach English I wished I had paid attention...
Preparing to Vote Amidst Pandemic

Preparing to Vote Amidst Pandemic

With the Covid-19 pandemic on all of our minds, we as North Carolinians have the privilege and opportunity to vote in the Nov. 3 elections by absentee ballot. Here is a link that will take you to the 2020 State Absentee Ballot Request Form. By requesting an absentee...
God’s Grammar

Next Steps – Opening!

Our patron, St. Paul, writes in First Corinthians, Chapter 14, “that all things should be done decently and in order.” As we work together to resume public worship, Paul’s words have echoed in my mind and soul. Doing things decently and in order means that our primary...
The Wilderness is Calling

The Wilderness is Calling

When I was a kid growing up in Pennsylvania we would take a road trip most summers to visit family in Michigan. We always looked forward to these trips. Summer in Michigan is incredible. We loved spending time in Traverse City, swimming in the lakes and rivers, and...