A letter from Larry Duffee, a St. George’s parishioner living in Juba, South Sudan: Greetings from South Sudan! I just wanted to take a moment, as I usually do every year, to encourage my fellow parishioners at St. Georges to contribute to the upcoming UTO Ingathering on November 15th. I know from personal experience how […]
From the Rev. Joseph H. Hensley, Jr., rector, St. George’s Episcopal Church Fredericksburg, VA | Proper 24 Year B October 18, 2015 Text of the sermon as prepared (may differ slightly from recording): It is easy to laugh at Jesus’ disciples, especially in the Gospel according to Mark. They are like a bunch of clowns running around […]
At the end of our Gospel passage from Mark today, Jesus gives some perplexing teaching: “Salt is good, but if salt has lost its saltiness, how can you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.” In Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus puts it this way as he preaches the sermon on the mount, “You are the salt of the earth.” What does it mean to have a salty faith? How are we to live out this call to saltiness?
By Linda Carter Tuesday was a day of pure energy. There was a definite uptick in the work in the kitchen (way too many eggs to sort); around the tables with greens, corn, apples, strawberries; damaged fruits going in to chunky applesauce and strawberry-banana smoothies thanks to Caroline of Downtown Greens. Don personally shucked nine […]
When I arrived at St. George’s last January, I was immediately struck by the vibrancy of the worship life here. All the Sunday services had a distinct and wonderful energy. People ask me to name my favorite service, and I cannot do it. I love them all. In these first months, I have made a few […]