Archives for September 2014

Weekly ePistle 9/10/14

Thoughts from Lori +

Today, September 9th, as I reflect and write, it is the feast day for Constance and Her Companions, “The Martyrs of Memphis.” But before I describe these women and why we remember them, I should probably explain what I mean by “feast day.”

In addition to the Sunday lectionary – that is, the three year cycle of readings for the Eucharist on Sunday morning – we also have a daily lectionary to be used for Morning and Evening Prayer. Not only that, but we also have a calendar of saints days honoring not only the traditional Saints (capital S), but also more modern saints whose lives stand as examples of the faith. Constance and Her Companions fall in somewhat recent times, that being the 19th century. [Read more…]

Weekly ePistle 9/3/14

Men’s Breakfast

Saturday, September 6 at 8:00 a.m.

All men of the parish (and their friends) are invited to share breakfast and conversation at Kim & Patty’s.

Thoughts from Lori +

It’s September! And even if we hit 90° this week, it already feels like fall to me, my favorite season. When I was a girl, I was horse-crazy, and nothing was better than riding during the fall. The air was crisp, the trees were turning, and my horse was frisky. It was great! Those memories are part of why I love this time of year so much. [Read more…]