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Lenten 5:30 pm Service and Soup Supper Calendar

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March 8 No Service March 15 Lutherans ~ hosted at Emmanuel Episcopal Parish March 22 Orcas Island Community Church March 29 St. Francis Catholic Church April 5 Emmanuel Episcopal Parish

Christmas greetings from Berto and Hugh

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Hugh and I are so grateful for the warmth and welcome Emmanuel Parish has shown to us. Thanks so much for your Christian witness. It has been a delight to serve as your priest here at Emmanuel this first year. In this Christmas season, as we  remember the gift of love in Jesus, I pray […]

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Lent Message 2015.

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“That cross that comes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday is a reminder of the cross that’s put there at Baptism,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her Lent Message 2015. The video of the Presiding Bishop’s message is here. Lent is a season of Christian reflection that begins on Ash Wednesday […]

When Giving Up Chocolate Isn’t Enough

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Book offers insight, guidance for the Lenten season What are you giving up for Lent? Chocolate? Wine? Red meat? Episcopal priest Joanna Leiserson encourages us to dig deeper this Lenten season. We can begin, she says, by asking the right questions: “Who will you be in Lent?” and even “Whose will you be in Lent?” […]

Presiding Bishop Easter Message 2014

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Presiding Bishop Easter Message 2014 “Where and how will we look for the Body of Christ, risen and rising?,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori presents in her Easter Message 2014. “Will we share the life of that body as an Easter people, transformed by resurrection and sent to transform the world in turn?”   […]

2014 Episcopal Relief & Development Lenten Meditations

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This eleventh edition of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten Meditations, captures reflections from leaders across the Anglican Communion on their favorite scriptures and other sources of spiritual wisdom. Enjoy http://issuu.com/episcopalrelief/docs/2014_lent_english

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Lent Message 2014

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The reality is that the season of Lent, which Christians have practiced for so many centuries, is about the same kind of yearning for greater light in the world, whether you live in the Northern Hemisphere or the Southern Hemisphere. The word “Lent” means “lengthen” and it’s about the days getting longer.  The early Church […]

Love Life: Living the Gospel of Love

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Love Life: Living the Gospel of Love Using the Love Life series as Lenten practice The Society of Saint John the Evangelist is offering daily short videos to enrich your Lenten journey.  Here’s a summary from their recent email. We are so glad to have you journey with us this Lent Ash Wednesday, March 5, will see […]