From the Office of the Bishop

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  • A Word to the Church on Our Theology of Worship from the Presiding Bishop

    Read it online here.  A word to the Church regarding the theology of worship during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church:March 31, 2020John Donne, Priest, 1631Dear Friends in Christ Jesus,We find ourselves in the strange position of fasting from physical gathering for worship of almighty God, not out of sloth or disobedience, but in obedience to the Lord Jesus Christ, for whom the primacy of love for God and neighbor is the way of life. In the context of t...

  • Health and Safety: the Coronavirus

    3/11/2020 - Health and Safety COVID-19: Guidelines for Church and HomeClick here for a linkable copy of the message on 3/11/2020: protocols and suggestionsDear Friends,We have updated the list of precautions and readiness strategies that the Office of the Bishop sent out last week. In this list you will find updates and additions for:The font and standing holy waterUsher protocols for greeting and bulletinsCollecting the offeringInstructions on the common cupInstruction t...

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