Thought of the Week
Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies – or else?
The chain reaction of evil – hate begetting hate, war producing more wars – must be broken,
or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. ~Martin Luther King Jr.
Less Plastic for Lent!
Anglicans have long been concerned with environmental issues. The Anglican Communion states that the fifth mark of mission is ‘ to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the earth’. The Anglican Church of Southern Africa’s Environmental Network (ACSA-EN) aims to support churches and Dioceses to fulfill God’s call to be Earthkeepers and to care for Creation. For a Lenten plan to reduce your use of plastic, click on Less-plastic-for-Lent.
February 17 – Sunday Services: 8:00 am Holy Eucharist (BCP); 9:15 am Contemporary Family Eucharist; 11:00 am Choral Eucharist.
February 24 – One service only at 10:00 followed by Annual Vestry meeting and lunch.
- A Light to Awaken February 2, 2019Candlemas concludes the Christmas cycle with the story of Jesus’ presentation in the temple. Joseph and Mary are greeted by two elderly people in the Temple, who exclaim when they see Jesus. Simeon exclaims that now he has seen one who will illuminate the whole world. When the prophet Anna sees Jesus, she recognizes in […]Trudy Lebans
- Will We? January 27, 2019In Luke 4:14-21, Luke has Jesus read from a scroll of Isaiah. What he reads are two passages, Isaiah 58:2 and 61:1-2, although It sounds to us like they are one. God’s judgement is omitted in what we would call the original text. leading me to think we have two theological considerations here. The first […]Trudy Lebans
- Identity Crisis January 20, 2019One of the social media groups that exist on the internet is called “I am not that kind of Christian.” The identity crisis in Christianity originates in its early shift from counter cultural resistance movement to being a recognized state sanctioned institution. Movements are fluid, evolving in goals and processes. Institutions create rules and aim […]Trudy Lebans