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Christmas Eve Service

Our Christmas Eve Service will be at 5:00 pm.

The Wayfarer for Dec./Jan.

Happy New Year Well, sort of. This is a double issue of the Wayfarer, so the next time I write one of these articles it will be for February. So this is my last article before the calendar year starts …
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The Wayfarer for November 2021

Who are the Ministers of the Church? “The ministers of the Church are lay persons, bishops, priests, and deacons.” At least, that is how the Catechism in the Book of Common Prayer answers that question (Click download for more)

The Wayfarer for October 2021

St. James Reboot It is premature to declare the pandemic “over.” As of this morning, two states have enacted “crisis standards of care,” which in effect ration hospital care to those deemed most likely to live. In many parts of …
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The Wayfarer for Sept. 2021

Raise the Roof I got to the office this morning to learn that the shingles for the new roof would be arriving that morning. As I write this now, they are unloading the truck. It is my understanding that the …
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The Wayfarer for August 2021

Ordinary Time The season after Pentecost is often referred to as “ordinary time.” This is less about being normal and more (download for more)

The Wayfarer for July, 2021

New Words One of the hallmarks of seminary, at least my experience of seminary, is learning new words. I already had a pretty broad vocabulary when I got to Sewanee because of my background (Download PDF for more)

The Wayfarer for June 2021

Celebrating in June Even when I was teaching in a classroom, I didn’t really get excited about June. I loved teaching, and the school was air conditioned. When I first started out teaching, my house only had a very old …
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The Wayfarer for May 2021

Things are Happening Exciting things are going to be going on at St. James’ in the coming months. Even though we tend to think of summer as somehow “slower,” that has never been very correct. There are always things going …
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The Wayfarer for April 2021

Holy Week and Easter 2021 This year, Holy Week will cover the transition from March to April. Palm Sunday is on March 28 and Maundy Thursday is April 1. This year our services will be a bit more “normal” than …
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