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Haiti Trip August: Day 1: Arrival and Welcome

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Greetings from Haiti! Our team of six (Sam & Malia Kohls, Caroline Muñoz, John Darcy, Kevin Berthoud & JD Cowart) left San Diego late Wednesday night and arrived in Port au Prince without incident Thursday morning. Fr. Noe greeted us warmly at the airport and, after the two and a...

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Our Deep Sea Discovery at Vacation Bible School

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Posted by The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson on

After a Vacation Bible School hiatus last summer, VBS returned to St. Bart's the last week of July and it was AMAZING! Our Deep Sea Discovery took more than 70 kids on an underwater journey to discover all the ways that God is with us where ever we go. The Jellyfish, Starfish, Dolphin, and...

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The Undomesticated Kingdom of God

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The Undomesticated Kingdom of God - When we say yes to it, The Kingdom of God it is so invasive, so blessedly disruptive to our carefully laid plans in life - that some are tempted to give everything up for it!   Deciphering Jesus’ parables is always a challenge, and these four...

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Parable of the Sower or the Soils?

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Parable of the Sower or the Soils?Matthew 13:1-9 The Rev. Chris Harris' sermon from Sunday, July 16, 2017 This is most commonly known as the Parable of the Sower, but it is also known as the Parable of the Soils, and that seems to be at the heart of the interpretation offered by Mathew’s...

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St. Bart's New Peace Pole

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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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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

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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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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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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