Episcopal Visitation Day

Bishop Waldo will make his visitation to Holy Trinity on Sunday, February 19, in conjunction with the Cange Symposium we’ll be hosting here during that weekend. Bishop Waldo will teach in the Parish Hall before the 10:30 service.  He will celebrate Holy Eucharist, Preach, and Confirm several youth and adults (this includes...

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Annual Parish Meeting

ANNUAL MEETING! It is time once again to mark your calendars for our Annual Parish Meeting: January 22, 2017, following the 10:30 service, we will gather in the Parish Hall to hear reports of the year that has passed and to consider the year to come. The Vision 2020 will...

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Keeping the Faith~January 2017

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The beginning of each new year is a natural time to take stock of various aspects of our lives: to look back over the most recent year to assess successes and failures, to consider the present state of one’s health–physical, mental, financial, and...

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Epiphany Celebration on Friday, Jan. 6, at 6 pm

EPIPHANY CELEBRATION! We will celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany with Holy Eucharist on Friday, January 6, at 6:00 pm, followed by a Festive Wine & Cheese Party in the Parish Hall. (We’ll have yummies for the kids, too!) Come and join us for this remembrance of one of the...

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Keeping the Faith–December 2016

My Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, By the time you read this, we will have lit one candle on our Advent wreath, asking Emmanuel, God-with-us, to ransom the captive and to teach us the ways of Wisdom. We have entered a season of expectation, preparation, and–I hope–some contemplation of...

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Why seasons matter.

Why does the Church follow a different calendar than the rest of the world? The patterns of our church calendar, based in liturgical seasons, frame our parish life.  The repeating cycles of Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and the Season after Pentecost, sprinkled with Holy Days and Feasts, connect the...

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Christmas Services at Holy Trinity and St. Paul’s

Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24) 4:30 pm at Holy Trinity — Traditional Christmas Eve Service with Children’s Pageant 7:30 pm at Holy Trinity — Traditional Christmas Eve Service with Organ & Strings 10:00 pm at St. Paul’s in Pendleton — Traditional Late Night Christmas Mass with Choir & Strings Christmas Day...

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Keeping the Faith–November 2016

My Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, My heart is so very full right now–filled with gratitude, love, and admiration.  I am grateful for the many, many generous gifts of time and talent that were outpoured in preparation for the Celebration of our New Ministry together on October 18.  Thanks...

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Finding Our Balance

I have just come in from a quiet morning of kayaking on Week’s Bay on the Gulf Coast of Alabama. I have spent the week preparing for the work of this afternoon, which is to write a Rule of Life for myself. However, our retreat leader reminded us as we...

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