But before Lent there are these three Sundays in which we are called back from our Christmas feasting in order to prepare ourselves for the work of Lent. The time for feasting is over, the time for work has begun.
Presenting Jesus. In the power of the Holy Spirit. So that people put their faith in God through him and enter into life in the church. That’s evangelism. It is a Bible thing, it is a gospel thing, it is a Jesus thing, and it is very much an Anglican thing.
Good morning and welcome to this celebration of the Holy Eucharist for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany. We're so glad you're here! The liturgy will begin at 10:30am and you can download it and pray along with us here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_o2tuspiWlPy4AN6oIgON-FqnUY6GH_p/view?usp=sharing https://www.facebook.com/stjohnscraighurst/videos/236772234625601 “Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.” (1 Samuel 3:9) All of our … Continue reading The Inescapable Calling of God (Worship for Sunday, January 17)
Good morning and welcome to this celebration of the Holy Eucharist for January 10, 2021. We're so glad you're here! Our service will begin at 10:30am. This morning we commemorate the Baptism of the Lord. Download the bulletin and pray along with us here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sVsQqaCYXb75Mb12vMU3dNvrircrSrCo/view?usp=sharingUPDATE: Well it seems, inexplicably, that our live-stream cut out suddenly … Continue reading Worship for January 10 – Holy Eucharist
The tradition of blessing one’s home on or near the feast of the Epiphany (January 6) can be traced back to the Middle Ages. Using blessed chalk, we mark the lintel of our front doorways with the inscription 20+C+M+B+21 calling to mind the magi who according to tradition are named Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar, who … Continue reading Chalking of the Doors