From the Office of the Bishop

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  • A Pentecost Message from the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you, as we enter a new Season together. Pentecost comes again, and with it a renewed emphasis on the reality that we have been given power to live, ever more completely, into that fullness of life that Easter taught us about. By the power of the Holy Spirit, we are now able to participate more fully in the life of God, and grow in the beauty of holiness.

  • A Pentecost Message from the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ: We have been celebrating the realities of Christ rising and ascending, and what it means to be such a community. Now comes the season of Pentecost, Christ's promise fulfilled, and the further unfolding of God's agenda in our lives. Gerard Manley Hopkins says of one of the fruits of the Spirit, Peace, "He comes with work to do...".

  • A Pentecost Message From the Bishop

    Dear Friends in Christ: Grace and peace to you. I hope that the Season of Easter, now ending, has been a time when you have experienced new life in Jesus Christ, our risen and ascended Lord. I hope that the great Fifty Days have shown you the reality of the Resurrection unfolding in our world everywhere that you have happened to look.

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