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More Than "I Believe"

Posted onApril 21, 2014 | 0 comments

The creeds tell us what we believe, but Christianity is more than what we believe. Here is how Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary, J. R. Daniel Kirk, reworks our creedal statement. For more, he blogs at Storied Theology....Keep Reading

The Easter Season

Posted onApril 21, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Easter is the climax of the church calendar. With the resurrection of Jesus, his ministry and message are vindicated, death and evil are conquered, his royal identity confirmed, and new creation breaks forth to overshadow the old. ...Keep Reading

Holy Week and Easter

Posted onApril 7, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Holy Week is the last week of Lent leading up to the climax of the Christian year when we commemorate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter. There are many opportunities here at All Saints for your to prepare for and celebrate our risen Lord this Easter season....Keep Reading

Lent

Posted onMarch 5, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Lent is that time of year specifically set aside for us to remember that we are both finite beings destined to die as well as sinful people longing for forgiveness. It is a time to remember. ...Keep Reading

Bishop's Well

Posted onFebruary 27, 2014 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

Beginning on March 5, All Saints will be participating in the 2014 Bishop's Well Project. For forty days during Lent, we are encouraging everyone to save their spare change to help save lives in Africa. At the end of the project, money collected will be sent to help dig wells for children and families in Africa who lack clean water....Keep Reading

Epiphany

Posted onJanuary 19, 2014 | 0 comments

During this season of Epiphany, which lasts until the arrival of Lent with Ash Wednesday, we reflect upon the life and ministry of Jesus, and how as the the light of the world, he enlightened all those he touched....Keep Reading

Praying with Great Expectations

Posted onDecember 11, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

For the Christian, gathering together for prayer is fitting. On the one hand, we are bringing our sickness and our depression and our pain altogether to one place, to groan with the rest the world trapped in its disease and death, waiting and hoping, in the spirit of Advent, that one day, surely, one day these conditions will finally change for good....Keep Reading

Advent: Waiting for the King

Posted onDecember 1, 2013 | by: Wes Gristy | 0 comments

The liturgical calendar tells the Christian story by marking certain moments and seasons that enable us to feel the rhythms of our salvation. Like any good story, it begins with conflict, with a crisis in search of a resolution. Our story begins with Advent....Keep Reading

Announcement of Next Rector

Posted onNovember 28, 2013 | 0 comments

The Vestry voted unanimously to call Wesley Adam Gristy to be the second Rector of All Saints at a called meeting on November 9, 2013. The call was extended to Wes on November 11 and he has accepted. At the direction and recommendation of Bishop Atwood, Fr. Wes will become a Co-Rector alongside Fr. Chuck on January 1, and they will serve together in that capacity until Fr. Chuck’s retirement on June 30, 2014....Keep Reading

Remembering Archbishop Gitari

Posted onOctober 4, 2013 | by: Bishop Bill Atwood | 0 comments

Archbishop David Gitari, the retired Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) died Monday at 2:10 pm. He was 76. Gitari was one of those larger than life figures. He was absolutely courageous, brilliant, and committed to the implications of the Gospel in everyday life. He was marked for death by government hit squads and three times had to escape in the middle of the night when they came to kill him. One of the times, he escaped through the roof of his house and slipped into the jungle....Keep Reading