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Next Events:

Confirm not Conform

Sun, March 29, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Youth Room, first floor of the Ministries Center

Confirmation class for young people continues!


EYC

Sun, March 29, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Youth Room, first floor of the Ministries Center

The Episcopal Youth Community gathers this Sunday!


Yin Yoga

Mon, March 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
CSF Atrium, third floor of the Ministries Center

A posed, relaxed style class, led by Carmen Board. All are welcome!


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Sunday Schedule

  • 7:30 a.m. - Rite I, Old English spoken service in the church
  • 9:00 a.m. - Rite II with praise-style music in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles
  • 9:00 a.m. - Rite II with organ and Cherub or Treble Choirs, in the church
  • 11:00 a.m. - Rite II with organ and Adult Choir, in the church
  • 5:00 p.m. - Rite II spoken service in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles

Hearty Breakfasts - Approximately four Sundays per year we invite our neighbors living on the streets and area homeless shelters to Bishops Hall so we can serve them with a hearty breakfast, from 8 until 9 a.m. Volunteers are always welcome to join our parish family as we put the hospitality of Christ into practice.

We proclaim Christ crucified and risen,
and invite you to join with us in ministry together in his name.

News and Readings:

Struggle

2015-03-30

Make no mistake about it. The events of Holy Week and Easter are not merely annual reenactments of the tragic events of the life of an important historical personage. This is spiritual mystery on its deepest and most cosmic scale. These are mysteries we, too, struggle with daily all our lives and which remain beyond our comprehension.

-Br. Eldridge Pendleton
Society of Saint John the Evangelist

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Glory and Gumbo

The St. James Center for Spiritual Formation announces a wonderful speaking series to be presented during the ECW Friday Lenten Gumbo lunches. Six wonderful preachers from various religious traditions are scheduled to speak on successive Fridays, in the church, from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m., so attendees may enjoy gumbo then the speaker, or the speaker, then gumbo in Bishops Hall! More about Glory and Gumbo, here.

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In the Footsteps of St. Patrick

Join us on a journey back in time to visit places made sacred with the worship and ministry of St. Patrick and the early Celtic saints. On the first part of our pilgrimage, we’ll visit the famous high crosses at Monasterboice, say prayers in churches founded by St. Patrick in Downpatrick and Armagh, and walk the ancient historic sites at the Hill of Slane, the Hill of Tara, Navan Fort, and Newgrange.

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