The Sun and the Son

The Sun and the Son

“And still, after all this time the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happened with a love like that. It lights up the whole sky.”    — Hafiz I have recently been fascinated by the poetry of a 14th century Persian poet...

A Rose Without Thorns?

If you took the two Saints with which the Church has got most tangled up in knots, they would both be called Mary. Mary Magdalene, mistakenly characterized as a fallen woman, and Mary the Mother of Jesus, painted as an ivory goddess of goodness. August 15th is the...

Youth Summer Mission Trips

Our middle schoolers returned from their mission to Charlotte, NC  July 29, completing the summer mission trips for our youth program. We took 20 middle school youth to Charlotte, and 27 high school youth to Asheville back in June. Summer mission trips provide...

What can I do?

This morning in Church our Rector briefly reflected on his own experience of growing up and growing out of deep racial divide in rural Florida. It was a response, of course, to the events in Charlottesville, VA, but, like so many other voices this weekend, not a call...

Flexible faith

Many of us often find ourselves wondering how we can tell the story of Jesus in a way that makes sense to the people around us. It seems that the world changes so fast. How can we keep telling a faith which is historic and traditional in an age which often seems to...