Category Archives: The Wayfarer Newsletter

The Wayfarer for March 2021

Thawing Out We are one-sixth of the way through 2021 and between COVID quarantine and winter weather, it hardly feels like it has started at all. And yet here we are in Lent and Holy Week will be starting – …
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The Wayfarer for February 2021

Views from the Plague House As I write this, I am on day eight of my Covid-19 adventure. Since testing positive on the 15th, I have taken all kinds of pills and received an intravenous dose of monoclonal antibodies.

The Wayfarer for Dec. 2020 & Jan. 2021

Out with the Old… I have had years that I was glad to see the end of, but I can’t think of one with a more wide-spread desire to be shut of than this one. While it hasn’t been all …
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The Wayfarer for November

A Busy November Despite not having our Harvest Bazaar this year, November is still going to be a jam-packed month this year. We begin, appropriately enough, with All Saints Day on November 1. This day has become a kind of …
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Wayfarer for October 2020

A Year of Jubilee That fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you: you shall not sow, or reap the aftergrowth, or harvest the unpruned vines. For it is a jubilee; it shall be holy to you: you shall eat …
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The Wayfarer for September 2020

You’ve heard this one before, no doubt. It is an oldie. “How many Episcopalians does it take to change a light-bulb?” “What do you mean, ‘change’?” We are not known for our flexibility. Not that that is always so bad. …
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The Wayfarer for July 2020

Variables and Constants So, we have started back with in-person worship. I am very glad for this development. While I enjoyed the novelty of virtual Morning Prayer, I didn’t become a priest to do videos.  Download PDF for more

The Wayfarer for June, 2020

Where We Go from Here As I mentioned in my last weekly email update, the bishop has given his provisional approval for us to resume face-to-face worship. Part of this resumption is having a plan in place Download PDF for more

The Wayfarer for May 2020

May Update Hopefully the extroverts that read this have found introverts to befriend and call as quarantine continues. Having introvert tendencies, I have been delighted in my quarantine experience; Download PDF for more

The Wayfarer for April 2020

Love in the Time of Corona The novel Love in the Time of Cholera keeps coming to mind. I wonder if anyone will write Love in the Time of Covid-19? It doesn’t have quite the same ring to it. Love …
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