As most of you are aware, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, making landfall at the Bishop’s hometown of Yabucoa. Early reports indicate that the majority of municipal buildings there, including the hospital, were destroyed, and, at the time of this notice, the Bishop has not yet heard from his family. Many […]
Let’s Make A New Rule — A 100-100 Rule Preaching Matthew 16:15 yesterday I began with the question, “Who do you say I am WITH YOUR LIFE? Not with your mouth but with your life.” In keeping with the themes… where your treasure is there your heart will be also, and from James… Show me […]
Thoughts about a Compassionate Diocese The last session at the Clergy retreat was about a compassionate Diocese. Here is an excerpt from that session. We hear that “the lifestyle of Christians is hard to distinguish from unbelievers …. Our need for wholeness … can only be met and sustained by love without strings attached. God […]
It’s good to re-connect with our past in order to better appreciate the richness of the present. That’s what St. Mark’s Anglican Church hopes to do on Sunday, Sept. 24. They’re inviting friends and neighbors, old and new, to celebrate 50 years of faithful service to the Lord in Silvis and East Moline. St. Mark’s […]
On July 9, 2017, Henry Carpenter was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons to serve at Saint Andrew’s Anglican Parish in Nashville, Tennessee where he has been a member since he was a young boy. He is a practicing attorney and is the father of John Carpenter, the Choirmaster at St. Andrew’s. Henry has […]
Father Rob Goebel has been appointed interim vicar of Trinity Monmouth (while remaining vicar of St. Peters) with Deacon Phil Fleming to celebrate mass with pre-consecrated elements on Sundays. Father Jeff Edwards has been appointed interim vicar of St. John’s Preemption (pictured below). Fr. William Anderson is interim Vicar of Holy Trinity, Geneseo, Illinois.
The following is the second of three meditations given by Bishop Morales during the Clergy Retreat in Wisconsin. The first one “Rooted” was in the June newsletter and the last one “Compassionate” will be in next months newsletter. Dear brothers and sisters, PAX! The Missional Diocese is a missional group of congregations taking seriously the Great Commission: […]