Greetings Beloved St. Georgians, As the new calendar year approaches, it is a time when many people make (or talk about making) resolutions. It makes we wonder about our parish’s hopes and dreams for the coming year. As I write, my news sources are flooded with reports coming out of Cleveland, Ohio. A grand jury […]
Reflections and notes from the Rector of St. George’s, the Rev. Joseph H. Hensley Jr.
Notes from the Rector
Selected notes to the parish from the Rev. Joseph H. Hensley, Jr., rector of St. George's Episcopal Church.
In his sermon last Sunday, our guest preacher, the Reverend Bob Miller, shared a wonderful quote from the contemporary American writer and theologian, Frederick Buechner (in his book Wishful Thinking): “To repent is to come to your senses. It is not so much something you do as something that happens. True repentance spends less […]
Greetings beloved St. Georgians, By the third week in Advent, some of us are starting to tire of “seasonal” activities. There is a subtle invitation in our Advent wreaths to remember the need for a break, for some variety. The third candle we light on the wreath is rose-colored instead of blue or purple. The […]
Greetings beloved St. Georgians, I hope your Advent season is off to a good start. Remember the many offerings at St. George’s this season to help us slow down and find our spiritual foundation in a world that can often feel uprooted. This Sunday we gather for the “annual parish meeting.” By canon law, parishioners […]
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