Archive for November 2010

Advent 1

If your heart yearns for a more it doesn’t know,if you’ve suffered blow after blowand can barely dare to lift your head,if you’ve ever wished you’d rather been –if you’ve bled, or tried to bind a woundif you’ve cried then tied a knot to chokethe flow of hope before it can open upa way to…

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It is good to be alive

Happy Thanksgiving O God, it is good to be alive, and numbered with the people whom thou has made:and I thank thee for thy gift of life. O God, it is good to have the power of thought,and to seek and learn and know:and I thank thee for thy gift of mind. O God, it…

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No Anglican Covenant – the blog

No Anglican Covenant Coalition has started a blog to go with the web site, Facebook page, and Twitter presence. An international coalition of faithful Anglicans who believe the proposed Covenant will change the essential nature of Anglicanism by making it a centralized church were experimentation is discouraged, local evangelism is strangled and cultural differences are…

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XXV Pentecost

It helps, now and then, to step back and take the long view.The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is beyond our vision.We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God’s work. Nothing we do is complete, which is another way of saying that the kingdom…

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XXV Pentecost

Sermon by the Rev. Robert Morrison, St. Alban’s, Albany, OR for Proper 28, 25th Pentecost. “If we don’t do it, there’s no one else who will.” What a challenge that sentence brings to us all! What great encouragement, that someone will be there for whatever eventuality, but especially in time of need. Yet how disappointing…

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No Anglican Covenant Coalition emerges

Today, on the celebration of Richard Hooker, a new international coalition of Anglicans/Episcopalians has launched a campaign to oppose the Anglican Covenant as it is currently proposed. With the following news release the coalition argues against the Covenant. The coalition believes that the current Covenant will: *Bring historic changes to the nature of Anglicanism *Trade…

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