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Everything listed under: hope

  • Where Do We Find Hope?

    by the Rev. Seth Kellermann, Rector, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Grass Valley But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

  • Youth Sunday Filled with Gratitude

    Church Youth Group Showers Congregation with Gratitude and Hope on Super Bowl Sunday by the Rev. Andrea Baker, Associate Rector at Faith Episcopal Church, Cameron Park                             At their annual youth-led service at Faith Episcopal Church, the JCrew (Jesus Crew) youth celebrated “The Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple” by presenting the ...

  • Advent Longing and Advent Promise

    by the Rev. Lucretia Jevne, a Priest in Partnership at St. Brigid's in Rio Vista As T.

  • Pentecost XII/ Proper 14

    August 16th, 2013 by the Rev. Christy Laborda Harris The Gospel for the twelfth Sunday of Pentecost (Luke 12:32-40) this year began with Jesus saying to his disciples, “ ‘Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom’ ” (Luke 12:32, New Revised Standard Version). This is a solid start to any passage, right?

  • Hi, howareya?

    by Russell Richardson, member of St. Nicholas', Tahoe City This article first appeared in the Sierra Sun. One evening in the winter of an early-adolescent year, when girls and hormones and bullies and hormones and middle school in general ensured life was as dramatically miserable as possible, while my mom drove us home in the full-size Bronco I would later take to college, I took a step toward adulthood by saying, “I know Santa's not real, but still, this Christmas, I...” and she cut me off.

  • What Moves You?

    What moves you from doubt to hopefulness? by the Very Rev. Jeffrey Frost, Dean of the Superior Deanery and Rector at All Saints, Redding What moves you from doubt to hopefulness?

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