Lent/ Easter Message

Hello Everyone, We are in that wonderful time of year again! Yes I did say wonderful! The journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. While often associated with penitence, fasts, giving things up, and perhaps a kind of depressing long few months in the church year, I find this season just the opposite! There are…

Advent/ Christmas Message

Merry Christmas, from the parish family of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, serving the BLT area. As rector it is my joyful privilege to invite you to celebrate the wonderful, miraculous, inspiring and very human story of the birth of Jesus with us. It is certain that we all come to this time with our own…

Thanksgiving Message

I often find myself approaching Thanksgiving with a focus on two streams of thought. One is a heightened awareness of the struggles of people on my mind. The other is global concerns, and a sense of gratitude for what is right in the world. Those two things often connect powerfully. For example we are all…

Easter Message

Hello everyone! I hope this parish letter finds each of you well into a meaningful observance of Lent, and looking forward to the celebration of Spring and Easter! As Holy Week and Easter approach, many things are happening over eight short days. My hope is that you will find spiritual, emotional and ethical connection throughout…

Lenten Message 2019

Hello all, It is that time of the year again! Depressing, somber, dreary Lent. A time of self denial, self discipline, and frankly some very dark themes and stories in church.  At least that often seems to be Lent’s reputation. The thing is, the way we celebrate Lent can be so different than that. Oh…