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Reflections

A Poem-Prayer of Reconciliation

Lent is a time when we look back at what we have done and left undone. We look back and reflect so that we can change, go forward and love more deeply.

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Reflections

Rend Your Hearts

Looking around at the dramatic decline in our national health, the deeper awareness of the inequity and pain of long-operating racist systems, and the violent challenges to our democracy our hearts do break, but do they break open? Let us rend our hearts that we may listen, look, and love God and one another with our whole hearts.

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Worship

Ash Wednesday

We will have imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday, February 17 from 12:00 pm.m – 1:30 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. with …

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Reflections

Remembering Absalom Jones

Jones continued to lead the Episcopal community, focusing especially on serving the African American community. He founded a day school (as African Americans were excluded from attending public school), the Female Benevolent Society, and an African Friendly Society. In 1800 he called upon Congress to abolish the slave trade and to provide for gradual emancipation of existing slaves. Jones died in 1818.

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Reflections

Humility to see the Truth in Others

How easy to grab our identity from a group, another person, or a situation.   We can call ourselves Episcopalian, New Yorkers, Republican, Democrat, Progressive, …

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Reflections

Continuing in the Fellowship

Our baptismal promises lay the foundation for our lives and behavior toward one another and God.  The very first one asks us to promise we …

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May we all have the courage to love, to be vulnerable and to find the rest for our souls by following Christ’s way of mercy and opening to His grace.

Mother Elizabeth
Thursday, August 6th, 2020