Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Dr. Keith Dye’s Thoughts on The Black Manifesto

By The Reverend Anthony Estes, Deacon & Director of Digital Communications

Professor and author Keith Dye will present during the Sunday Forum on January 20th at 9:00 am in the Hospitality Center. Doctor

Hypothyroidism vs Hyperthyroidism

By Susan Varbedian Lucken, R.N., B.S.N.

According to the Cleveland Clinic, about 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. People of all ages and races can get thyroid disease. However, women are 5-8 times

Running by Faith in the Light of Epiphany

By the Reverend Imogen Rhodenhiser

I’ve recently become the unlikely participant in something called a “running camp.” Each person receives their own training plan which covers the next (goodness gracious) five months, with the

The Reason for the Season

By The Reverend Anthony Estes, Deacon & Director of Digital Communications

Last Sunday, Pastor Manisha suggested the Church had not done a good job impressing upon the faithful the reason for celebrating Christmas for 12 days. On one hand, Pastor

The Diakonia of All People

Written by The Reverend Anthony Estes, Deacon
Director of Digital Communications
A few years ago, I attended a Diaconal ordination for the first time. The preacher, a bishop, said something in his homily that I have carried in my heart from

Fear Not

By the Reverend Canon Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr., Rector

Every Christmas Day, I find myself reflecting on the actors in the drama we read from Luke’s Gospel (2:1-20). The Emperor Augustus called for a census so he could

Looking for Meaning and Purpose in Life? Wait for it…

By the Reverend Chris Harris, Associate Rector

During the first two weeks of Advent, 35 of us gathered on Wednesday nights to engage the search for meaning in our lives in a workshop called “Discovering My Purpose.”

How to Avoid Acid Reflux this Christmas

Tis’ the season to be jolly, but for many people, living with gastroesophageal reflux ( GERD) can make it hard to join in on the holiday cheer. With the holidays comes holiday food and many of these foods

A Year of Giving through Service

By the Mission & Outreach Committee

One of the central themes of the Christmas season is that despite a difficult situation and environment, many came together to welcome the baby Jesus. Each came with whatever gifts they had– the

Advent at Home

By Kate Bell, Director of Children’s Ministries

Religious Diversity Journey is an experience that 7th graders in our community have a choice to participate in. Throughout the school year, they visit several houses of worship and learn the “basics”