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Author Archive: Editor

Change

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, Change is inevitable. Being an advocate of change or disliking change is really not at issue. Things do grow and change. People grow and change. Situations, circumstances, and yes, the weather, all change and vary. Sometimes change is good and sometimes it’s not. Mostly, I do not like […]

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Family

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, Family reunions spring up in the summer months. It seems the easiest season for the family to unite because their schedules allow them some vacation time. So many family members are freed up and able to incorporate a reunion with their summer plans. If any of you has […]

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The English Word “Church”

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, With the wonderfully uplifting and elaborate way we celebrate some of the high holy days here at Saint Timothy’s, I frequently find myself in what I call “debriefing conversations”.  These are impromptu talks with parishioners or friends about “how things went” after one of these “big days”.  The […]

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Service Times

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, A clergyman’s best perspective for viewing    Holy Week and Easter is in his rearview mirror.  At least it is for this clergyman.  I always appreciate those moving and intense days from Palm Sunday through Easter Day, but I appreciate them most after they are over.  If I have […]

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Holy Week and Easter Season

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, As I write, we are nearing the end of Lent and ready to begin our life together through the most solemn time of the year, Holy Week and Easter Season. Our whole Christian year is designed and planned around this week when we live through the hallowed events […]

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The Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, We begin February with a great feast of the Church and we end February with a great season of the Church. “The Presentation of Christ in the Temple” that is commonly called “The Purification of Saint Mary the Virgin” falls on February second. We will keep the feast […]

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The Feast of the Holy Name

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, We begin 2017 on The Feast of the Holy Name. The first day of the year, the first day of the week, the first day when Jesus takes on His Name, all come together on January 1st. The calendar blesses us with the concentration of these “firsts” on […]

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Our Lord Jesus to come into the world

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, What a great season the Church affords us in Advent. We have time to devote our minds, hearts and souls to prepare for Our Lord Jesus to come into the world, whether He comes at His Birth or comes to us at The Great Last Day. Such an […]

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The American Holiday of Thanksgiving

Dear Members and Friends of Saint Timothy’s, For what are you thankful?  For Americans it is the month of November in which we focus on giving thanks for all God has provided us.  The American holiday of Thanksgiving brings thankfulness to the fore and it is this month that bears the holiday.  There’s also a […]

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