Parish Life

What’s the difference between All Souls’ and All Saints’ Day?

By Nathan Costa, Assistant Director of Music & Liturgist

Don’t forget to join us for two special online services for All Souls’ on November 1: an All Souls’ Congregational Evensong service at 5 PM and


By Lynda Hojnacki

Being 74-years-old and maneuvering through a pandemic with limited and safe exposure, I find moments that bring me great joy.
On Sunday, October 11th, my husband and I and our daughter and 3 children

Why are there boxes in the pews?

By the Rev. Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr., Rector

With the colder months upon us, our in-person services held Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 11am, which are normally held outdoors, will be increasingly held inside the church

Music Memory (A Poem)

By Hunter Torres

The robes
The hymn
The organ
The voices
The intervals
The soaring
The resolution

Pondering Anew these Perilous Times

By Steven Huprich, Senior Warden

I was at an outdoor service the other week, and I ran into a few individuals I had not seen since the pandemic began.  Their presence was surprisingly calming and renewing.  In the last few

Thriving as a Church During the Pandemic: Four Takeaways from the Town Hall

By Father Bill Danaher, Rector


Thanks be to our God, despite the pandemic, we are thriving as a congregation:

We are continuing to meet together for worship, study, and prayer.

We are attracting new members and growing.

We are serving others

Seeing Growth in our Community Garden in 2020

By Jill Bednas, Executive Assistant to the Rector

This year the Community Garden has a new cast:  Three returning seasoned members and nine new members; some of whom only recently joined the church.  This group of dedicated and thoughtful gardeners

Finding God through Fitness

By Lauren Brooks

I am constantly amazed how resilient, capable and strong our bodies are. What a gift from God! I often think: God made it, Jesus died for it, the Holy Spirit lives in it, I’d better

Has Your Job Been Affected by COVID-19?

New ministry seeks to help those facing a job transition.

By Marc Robinson

In addition to changes in just about ever aspect of our life, COVID-19 has brought with it staggering unemployment and economic slowdown. 

A servant of His Will

By Michael Froelich

For the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Fr. Bill shared his sermon We Are in this Together, where he asked several parishioners to share a brief encounter, an image, or a feeling that relates to