This past Wednesday, a group gathered on the lawn in front of Saint Michael’s for a Church picnic. Topping the menu was homemade pizza, baked in ovens made from modified rubbish cans. A couple of passers-by stopped to join us on the way along their journey from somewhere to somewhere else. The food was delightful, […]
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The Rector Bevan’s cell phone rang as he was on his way home after a recent Open Pantry Saturday morning at St. Michael’s. He faithfully answered as he is known to do in case of an after-hours emergency or urgent matter. As he pressed the accept call button on his phone, a strange and enthusiastic […]
What I like about Morning Prayer: I like the use of three rites, each with its own language and structure. Rite 3, on Monday, is the most modern in language and structure. Rite 2, on Tuesday, is more traditional in structure but retains the modern language. Rite 1, on Thursday, uses the language of the King […]
In many of the difficulties that I observe within our community, I see this phenomenon in play. We tend to assume we know the correct interpretation of others’ actions (or lack of action). It helps if we can think of several alternative narratives, before we reach conclusions about others’ behaviors. —Bevan The Cornerstones of Our […]
Good morning. More that 20 years ago I was contemplating a sermon I had just heard, and came to realize I was getting aside more money for pizza each week then I was dedicating to my church. I didn’t like what that said about my priorities. That was a beginning for me of a new […]