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A Festival of Carols: A Celebration of our Music Ministry

Posted by John-Luke Addison on

When I was in “design mode” for my first year of Director of Music, I knew I wanted to establish a framework for events to further amplify our Sunday liturgies, to reach a broader community and offer ‘against-the-grain’ ideas that perhaps wouldn’t work in a...

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Advent: A Time for Discernment

Posted by The Rev. Mary Lynn Coulson on

“And the angel came to Mary and said, ‘Greetings, favoured one! The Lord is with you.’ But she was much perplexed by his words and pondered what sort of greeting this might be.” Luke 1:28-29 Patience, waiting, stillness. We often experience Advent as a time to remind...

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How do we Appreciate Music in Church?

Posted by John-Luke Addison on

When we hear our favorite hymns, songs, anthems, motets, postludes, and other musical offerings in church, we are often so moved with emotion that we instinctively want to show our appreciation—through our hearts, voices, and bodies. Often this will manifest in a resounding...

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How to Pray with Your Children

Posted by Alex Howard on

The fundamentals of prayer center around “thank you” and often, “help.” Prayer is an opportunity to thank God for the grace bestowed upon us. Prayers of gratitude bring to the forefront of our consciousness all that we have. And how abundant the love of Jesus Christ is...

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20 Years and Still Stitching Along

Posted by Bev Tansey on

Happy Anniversary Prayers & Squares Quilt Ministry! This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the St. Bartholomew’s Prayers & Squares Quilt Ministry, and we want to celebrate with you! Join us at all services November 3-4, where each attendee will leave with proof that you can touch...

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