This is full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ’s Body, the church. God establishes an indissoluble bond with each person in baptism. God adopts us, making us members of the church and inheritors of the Kingdom of God (BCP, pp. 298, 858). In baptism we are made sharers in the new life of the Holy Spirit and the forgiveness of sins. Baptism is the foundation for all future church participation and ministry. Each candidate for baptism in the Episcopal Church is to be sponsored by one or more baptized persons. [read more…]
Sunday Morning Services 8:00 am & 10:30 am
Early 8:00 am Holy Eucharist service is a spoken Rite I Communion Service.
Between services, Sunday School for Children and Adults is offered in the Parish Hall. Coffee and Adult Education is conducted in the “Big Room” while Lessons and Crafts for the Kids are taught in the Children’s Classrooms.
Wednesday Healing Service 12:00pm
Healing Service with Communion is offered every Wednesday at 12:00 pm, Noon.
Anointing and Laying on of Hands for Healing is offered during the first Wednesdays of each month.
Wherever you are in your Journey of Faith,
all are welcome at God’s table.
The sacramental rite of the church in which two persons “enter into a life-long union, make their vows before God and the Church, and receive the grace and blessing of God to help them fulfill their vows” (BCP, p. 861). The union is understood to be intended by God for their mutual joy; for the help and comfort given one another in prosperity and adversity; and, when it is God’s will, for the procreation of children and their nurture in the knowledge and love of the Lord (BCP, p. 423). At the Declaration of Consent, both persons promise to love, comfort, honor, and keep their spouse, in sickness and in health, and, forsaking all others, to be faithful to their spouse as long as they both live (BCP, p. 424). [read more…]
We believe a church must be in mission to seek and serve all people in the name of Jesus Christ.
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In-Person Worship Suspended Weekly Streaming Schedule
In-Person Worship Suspended
Streaming Sunday Services:
9:00 am Alternating
Holy Eucharist, Rite I
& Rite II
12:05 pm Litany of Healing
Thursday Centering Prayer:
11:00 am Streaming
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