Silent Saturday

By Carol Dowsett, a Bible study teacher, intercessor and lay leader at All Saints Dallas "Then they returned and prepared spices and ointments. On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment." (Luke 23:56 ESV) It is the day slid between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Not much is said in the Scriptures about the time between the filling [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-05:00April 18th, 2019|Church Calendar|Comments Off on Silent Saturday

Coming to Connect at Easter

By Mark Nesbitt, Formation Pastor at Luminous Parish As you are well aware, there are group of people who only show up for church on Christmas and Easter. The pangs of guilt they feel as these two seasons roll around, often prompted by a call or text from a parent, bring them back to the [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-05:00April 15th, 2019|Church Calendar, Events|Comments Off on Coming to Connect at Easter

Lenten Reflections: Teaching Us to Wait

By Katy Monwai, parishioner at St. Bartholomew’s, Dallas, TX This Lent, we at St. Bartholomew’s mourn the loss of our dear friend Nelson Koscheski. He was a retired priest who lived a crazy and full life, and my husband, Brian, and I had the privilege of knowing him and his patient wife, Judy, during the [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-05:00April 8th, 2019|Church Calendar|Comments Off on Lenten Reflections: Teaching Us to Wait

Lent Reflections: Baring the Soil of My Soul

By Rachel Hunt, a parishioner at St. Andrew’s Little Rock I am a dirty, messy, broken girl. As we approach Lent, I examine myself. I am unable to deny that I am a dirty saint, a messy image-bearer, a broken disciple. This would be troubling if not for the gospel of grace that wipes away [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-05:00March 14th, 2019|Church Calendar|Comments Off on Lent Reflections: Baring the Soil of My Soul

Lent Reflections: Preparation for Celebration

By Lauren Balfour, parishioner at Grace Northridge Church in San Antonio, Texas Lent is a season to remember what is and is not truly ours through the act of fasting. Time, resources, pleasures, favorite foods or drinks—any of these, the Holy Spirit may nudge us to fast from. For a few years now, my fast has been [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-05:00March 11th, 2019|Church Calendar|Comments Off on Lent Reflections: Preparation for Celebration

Lent Reflections: A Season of Honesty

By Kayla Mendoza, parishioner at Gathering Midtown, San Antonio I feel lead to begin by describing shortly what Lent is. So, what is it, and why do we celebrate it? Lent is the 40 days leading into the Easter season. It is a holy time of self-examination, a true reflection of where we are and [...]

2020-03-04T23:11:52-06:00March 5th, 2019|Church Calendar|Comments Off on Lent Reflections: A Season of Honesty

Seeking our Father this Lent

Lent begins next week, and so we begin a series of a blogs to help us prepare for and experience the season in deeper ways. By Robert+ Cook, Rector, St. Andrew’s Little Rock I stand in awe of how the Lord continues to reveal himself to us. He is a Father who reveals himself most [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-05:00February 28th, 2019|Church Calendar, Church Life, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Seeking our Father this Lent

All the Saints Celebrating the Feast of All Saints

by The Rev. Nowell Copley, All Saints Spartanburg This year, as we do each year on November 1, Christians around the world will celebrate the Feast of All Saints. We do this to commemorate the lives and ministries of those saints who have gone before us, particularly those who were very good at living faithful [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:35-05:00October 30th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Calendar, News Around the Mission|Comments Off on All the Saints Celebrating the Feast of All Saints
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