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St. Bart's New Peace Pole

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Posted by Costa Dillon on

A Peace Pole is a stele or monument that displays the message "May Peace Prevail on Earth” in the language of the country where it has been placed. There are usually an additional three or more translations of the same message depending upon the preferences of the owners and location. St...

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Via Media and Our World Today

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Posted by The Rev. William Zettinger on

A Pastoral Response to The Issues of today’s Climate or Extremism “Love Your Enemies and Bless Those Who Persecute You” Matthew 5:44 A few weeks ago, I was asked by Fr. Chris to offer a Forum addressing an Introduction to Anglican and Episcopal Church history. I was thrilled...

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What is Campus Redevelopment About?

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Our Parish Legacy of Growth St. Bart’s story starts in 1959 with a home meeting of about 20 people interested in starting an Episcopal Church in Poway. Over the past 58 years our parish has been a church known for strong growth, building ministry, and outreach to the community. This St...

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Let's Grow Together

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Posted by The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson on

Come and See Do you ever wonder, how does faith affect my life on Monday morning? Not sure how to talk about the Bible with your preschooler, or your teenager? Do you yearn to grow in faith as a family – not just at church, but at home? Are you a grandparent, yearning to pass on your...

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Are you saved?

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Posted by The Rev. Chris Harris on

John 10:1-10 This gospel reminds of a time when two missionaries came to my door one afternoon, and after a few warm up questions, got to their real question: ‘Had I been saved?’ I had just gone to work for the church, so I replied somewhat smugly, ‘thanks but I’m the...

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Doubting Thomas or Truthful Thomas

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Posted by The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson on

The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson's sermon from May 14, 2017, fifth week of Easter. Today we meet Thomas again, poor Thomas who has won for himself the most unfortunate name: doubting Thomas. I like to call him Truthful Thomas. Thomas, this disciple who isn’t afraid to ask questions – he...

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Stillness of Time – Reflections from a Hospital Window

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Posted by Najat Kafity on

As I was recently lying in a hospital bed, I found myself reminiscing over the fourteen stations of the Via Dolorosa. I remembered how we started our walk from St. George's Cathedral to the Old City of Jerusalem at the bright and crisp hour of 6 a.m. Our route was such that we stopped at each of...

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The Connected Church

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Posted by The Rev. William Zettinger on

Recently, I was chatting with a good friend who was one of my former customers and is now an executive for a systems engineering company. The company has more than 30,000 employees and its multibillion-dollar Tech Services business roughly divides evenly between North America, Europe and...

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The Lord Has Risen - Alleluia

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Posted by The Rev. Mark McKone-Sweet on

On Easter Sunday, we greeted each other with the words of joy “Happy Easter!” It was a wonderful chorus on the patio, at the exchange of the peace and as goodbyes were said in the parking lot. I have to admit, Happy Easter greetings arrived in the middle of Lent from some peoples...

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Walking with Jesus

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Posted by The Rev. William Zettinger on

As we approach Holy Week and Easter, I am always amazed at how Jesus blazed a trail forward in his life. He showed us how to live as mortals in a divine way, connected to God, in service to those around us and how to walk humbly with God. I have been humbled to contemplate the intense devotion...

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