Harvest Dinner November 1, 2018


On Thursday, November 1, 2018, we welcome the Rev. Yejide Peters, Rector of All Saints Church, Briarcliff Manor, as the guest speaker for our Harvest Dinner. The welcome reception with appetizers begins at 6:30 pm followed dinner, our speaker, and the Limerick Challenge. You can sign up for the Limerick Challenge by emailing the parish …  [ More → ]

News

Iraqi Christians – Update

Here is an update from Canon Bill Schwarz of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf on the school that we helped fund: Greetings from Baghdad. All is well here, and the primary school opened for students a week ago. So far there are only about 50 from grades 1-3, but they are still getting …  [ More → ]

Stranger than a Rhino – NY Fringe Festival

Our own parishioner Barbara Matovu is appearing in the New York Fringe Festival in STRANGER THAN A RHINO by Robert Siegel. A director turns Ionesco’s Rhinoceros inside out to reflect our paranoia about Muslims. As rehearsals progress and the new Rhino emerges, the tension between cast and play reveals a startling conclusion about our recent …  [ More → ]

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Events

All Saints Sunday November 4th

Flower Memorial for All Saints Sunday. For centuries, Christians have commemorated those who, having professed faith in the living Christ in days past, now have entered into the nearer presence of our Lord. We will celebrate the Feast of All Saints on Sunday, November 4 this year. To include the names of loved ones in …  [ More → ]

Fall Retreat at Holy Cross Monastery

Plans are underway to fill eight rooms for our annual Fall Retreat at Holy Cross. We will being our time together the afternoon/evening of November 9, 2018, and return the following Sunday afternoon. Come away for quiet and refreshment! For more information, contact Father Ed.

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Thoughts

Sermon – September 30, 2018
by The Rev. Elizabeth G. Maxwell

O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. [ More → ]

Sermon – September 23, 2018
by The Rev. Edwin Chinery

Lessons You can read the scripture for September 23, 2018, here. “Who is wise and understanding among you?” Show of hands. It’s a legitimately tough question that opens the epistle of James. And a question that seems pretty clearly to be of great interest to God, because it appears to be a central theme of …  [ More → ]

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