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Author Archive: Editor


Every so often, God drops in our laps an opportunity to do something that we might not otherwise have thought to do.  In my case, that happened when, within a couple of days of each other, I received two reminders, one that it was time for me to write this article for our church’s newsletter, […]

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Change is Good.

Dear People of Saint Timothy’s Church: Having now been with you as your Interim Rector for six months—which is half way through the one year stipulated in my letter of agreement—I could not possibly be more pleased than I am with this parish and with all of you, this parish’s parishioners.  Your desire for increased […]

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A Time of Change

Dear People of Saint Timothy’s Church: For this May edition of “Tidings,” I want to share with you some of my observations about our parish that have struck me most happily during my three months with you as your interim rector.   First and foremost, this is a parish of prayer and service.  The two, […]

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Easter Blessings

Dear People of Saint Timothy’s Church: I write this to you on Holy Saturday, my Easter preparation now concluded, as I—along with all of you on this day, I should imagine—await the time tomorrow morning when we will celebrate new life through the Good News of Jesus on the his Resurrection day.  Easter always brings […]

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Hard work ahead

Dear People of St. Timothy’s Church: I very much “hit the ground running” when I arrived here two weeks ago to begin my year-long service as your interim rector:  my first parish gathering was the Shrove Tuesday pancake supper (so excellently put on by our parish men’s group), followed the next day by four Ash […]

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