In the Catechism (pg 856, BCP) it says, "The ministry of a deacon is to represent Christ and his Church, particularly as a servant to those in need...) As your deacon, I would like to share the many ways All Saints serves those in need. These are the various ways and ministries in which we
Yesterday, a longtime member of the parish came by the church to pick up their tax statement. As we talked they said they weren’t sure if they were coming back. It seems that when Michael left, they felt let down and frustrated that once again someone we had hoped to lead us for a long
Greetings, Family in Christ. It is my prayer that 2022 is a time of health and happiness and growth for all of us, as it seems as though we have been weary and scared and dormant for the last two years. Too many of our loved ones have died. Yet God is among us,
I found this meme on Facebook and thought it fit today’s lessons. “We are not all in the same boat. We are in the same storm. Some have yachts, some have canoes and some are drowning. Just be kind and help whoever you can.” I think, though, that there is more than one single storm
"May you live in interesting times." According to tradition this is a Chinese curse, though there is no factual basis for this. None the less, we have been cursed with interesting times. We have drought, forest fires, increasingly powerful hurricanes and typhoons brought on by climate change. We are struggling with a global pandemic.
I have taken some time to redesign the church website. While it might not be as pretty as the previous incarnation, I think it will be more useful. As you can see there is a column for Fr. Rafael, one for announcements and a third for other posts. This should give any visitors a quick