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Pentecost 15 C: Ceremonies for Transcendence

The readings for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost are Old Testament & Psalm, Option I Old Testament      Jeremiah 8:18–9:1 Psalm                    Psalm 79:1–9 or Old Testament & Psalm, Option II Old Testament      Amos 8:4–7 Psalm                    Psalm 113 … Continue reading

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Pentecost 11 C: God Does Not Play Phone Tag with Our Covid

The lessons for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost are: Old Testament & Psalm, Option I Old Testament       Jeremiah 1:4–10 Psalm                    Psalm 71:1–6 or Old Testament & Psalm, Option II Old Testament       Isaiah 58:9b–14 Psalm                    Psalm 103:1–8 … Continue reading

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Pentecost C: Time for Spirt-filled Worship That Shouts and Groans

The readings for Pentecost Sunday are: First Reading         Acts 2:1–21 or Genesis 11:1–9 Psalm                    Psalm 104:24–34, 35b New Testament     Romans 8:14–17 or Acts 2:1–21 Gospel                   John 14:8–17 (25–27) Romans, chapter eight, contains riches that humanity has … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Animals Set For October 4

You are cordially invited to a Service of Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. That day is the Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi, who is known, of course, as one who recognized … Continue reading

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Epiphany at Heatherhope, January 4

You are invited to a very special evening—our annual Epiphany celebration at Heatherhope Farm. We will gather Sunday, January 4, 2015, from 4:30 to about 7:30 p.m. At times the darker powers of this world seem to threaten to overwhelm … Continue reading

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Epiphany at Heatherhope Set for January 6, 2013

You are cordially invited to a winter tradition: Epiphany at Heatherhope.   Come alone, with a friend, or with your whole family. Festivities will be on Sunday, January 6 and run from 4:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. or so. We … Continue reading

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Second Annual Blessing of the Animals Is October 6

Everyone who attended last year’s Heatherhope Farm Blessing of the Animals said it was an inspiration to them and they would like to do it again. So, we have planned our second annual Blessing for Saturday, October 6, at 11:00 … Continue reading

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Knowing and Not Knowing: The Holy Trinity

Tomorrow is Holy Trinity Sunday. I believe the best thing about the doctrine of the Trinity is its nod to unknowing. The early church beat back several attempts to make the knowledge of God manageable. Gnostics wanted to  have a … Continue reading

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Epiphany at Heatherhope Shows Forth the Work of God

The day and season of Epiphany is a celebration of the many ways God’s work is manifest in our lives. (The word “epiphany” comes from the Greek for “show forth.”) Here at Heatherhope we have an simple annual celebration that … Continue reading

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NY Times Article On Christianity and Animals

The October 15 edition of the NY Times has a wonderful article by Mark Oppenheimer on the fascinating of the love of animals and the Christian faith. We urge our friends to check it out. Here is a link which … Continue reading

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