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Child's Hospital

Do you remember the fine old building that stood on the northwest corner of Elk and Hawk Streets from 1890 until 1960? If so, you probably also remember that you (or a sibling) were there to have tonsils removed. 424 more words

Epiphany 3 – Are you a Leader or a Follower?

A homily by Mother Beth

The Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark 1:14-20

Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” 16As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the sea—for they were fishermen.  1,615 more words


Week 3: St. Bartholomew’s Church

The exterior of the church from Park Avenue and East 51st Street.

The apse and altar. The mosaic, designed by Hildreth Meiere, depicts the Transfiguration as recorded in the New Testament. 586 more words

New York City

Fishers of People: It’s Not about the Fish


Sometimes, it seems funny to me that we don’t go around saying that to each other—“Happy Epiphany!” The church isn’t arrayed with special decorations or colors—we have the green of ordinary time at t… 1,489 more words


Sermon - The Third Sunday After The Epiphany - January 21, 2018

Sermon for The Third Sunday After The Epiphany (3 Epiphany B RCL) preached in my role as Priest-in-Charge Christ Episcopal Church Middletown, New Jersey – January 21, 2018. 6 more words


Episcopal Evangelism: The Jesus Movement Needs Fishers for People

My first year in seminary, I took an elective course that scared the bejesus out of me. It wasn’t a class on the deep questions of theology, debating the nature of God. 2,004 more words


Episode 52 - Aberdour, Fife - Part 2

Welcome back to Aberdour, where we’re continuing our visit by exiting the church, turning left, and entering the grounds of Aberdour Castle. This is no grand structure like Edinburgh or Stirling Castles, but served an equally defensive purpose when it was constructed for the Mortimers in the twelfth century. 3,810 more words