Greetings, Friends!! Today, as I write, it’s Trinity Sunday and Father’s Day, two important celebrations!! I’m sure you’ve all heard great sermons this morning reflecting the mystery of one Holy God in three distinct persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, so I won’t try to address that topic this week. And a … Continue reading The Way of Love Podcast
Greetings, Friends! This has been another busy week for me! I don’t generally find myself at the Cathedral three times in one week but, boy, were these exciting opportunities! The first event was the Special Convention for the Election of a New Bishop about which I wrote in last week’s blog. This past Saturday (June … Continue reading Educational Resources at Your Fingertips
Greetings, Friends! The Holy Spirit was very busy last weekend! By now, I’m sure you are all aware of the results of the Special Convention for the Election of the Eleventh Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan. After 5 ballots, the clergy and lay deputies elected the Rev. Dr. Bonnie A. Perry as bishop-elect. … Continue reading The Election of our 11th Bishop
Greetings, Friends! My mother used to have a little plaque hanging on her kitchen wall that read: Lord, may my words be tender and sweet today because tomorrow I may have to eat them. If you’ve been on social media a lot lately, I’m sure you’ve noticed that many discussions have become anything but “sweet … Continue reading How We Speak To Each Other Matters
Greetings Friends! First, I want to again thank the Rev. Diana Walworth and the Rev. Deacon Anthony Estes for sharing their thoughts on resolutions during a very busy time for me at the college. I am most grateful for their help! This has also been a very busy week with the Walkabouts and Clergy Meet … Continue reading Women’s Reproductive Health
A Commentary on the 79th’s General Convention Resolution A035. Recently, I was introducing myself to a stranger, and he asked me point-blank, “Why are there so many denominations?” I do not think he is alone in his desire to know the answer to this question. It is a perennial question asked of modern Christianity. … Continue reading A Homework Assignment? A Life’s Work Assignment.
Greetings, friends! Yesterday we celebrated the Third Sunday of Easter and we heard a reading from the book of Revelation: I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels surrounding the throne and the living creatures and the elders; they numbered myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, singing with full voice, “Worthy is the … Continue reading Words Have Power