Category: Reflections

Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

A Hymn by Any Other Name

With thanks to Paul Cienniwa, organist, for this reflection. You may have noticed a change to how hymns are being presented in the Sunday bulletin.

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Praying the O Antiphons

Christmas carols, Advent wreaths, Christmas trees, Midnight Mass, and ginger cookies — Whether they are family or Church customs, the many traditions associated with the

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Veni Veni

“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel…” is probably the oldest Christmas carol still sung today.  The original version dating back to the 9th century was sung

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Giving thanks

“Give thanks in every situation because this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Once again I wrestle with gratitude and

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Celtic Cross and Traditions

Christ Church’s building and sanctuary draw people into worship and set the tone of our time in community together.  From surveying the congregation, one gets

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Reflections
Rev. Elizabeth Ewing

Be Gentle in Mellow Fruitfulness

“Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness” “To Autumn” by John Keats Autumn is the season of gathering in and appreciating the fruit and blessings of

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