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Homily: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost – June 28, 2020

Posted on June 30, 2020

What do we get for being a slave to sin? Paul asks this question to the Romans. We should start by defining a little more about sin. We can refer to our handy, dandy Book of Common Prayer for a definition: Q. What is sin? A. Sin is the seeking of our own will instead […]

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Pastoral Letter & Congregational Book Study

Posted on June 12, 2020

Dear People of Trinity, We have seen an enormous international response to the sin of systemic racism. Like many of you, I have wondered what my personal response should be. Where am I being called by God to confront sin and evil in the world? (A sin and evil that perhaps I have even benefitted […]

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Trinity’s Staged Plan for Reopening

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Stage 1: Preparation (happening now) Deep Cleaning Preparation of worship space Stage 2: Early Stage of Reopening   Date:  June 15th Parish offices reopen Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-2pm We ask visitors to call or email ahead for appointments with staff and/or to make arrangements to be on site. Visitors will be required to wear masks and, when […]

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Coronavirus Update from The Rev. Meghan Ryan

Posted on April 24, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I am sure you have seen the news that the state of Tennessee, as well as our own community, is beginning the slow motion toward “opening.” I am encouraged that our local leadership is seriously considering the number of infections in these decisions to allow retail and other services to open. […]

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Staying Together While Apart

Posted on March 18, 2020

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ, As we enter into the uncharted territory of a pandemic, I am reminded of Jesus’s final discourse in the Gospel of John. He tells us two things in this discourse. The first is that we are to remember the peace that Christ gives us even when the world is […]

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Rector’s Message: Organ Update

Posted on May 31, 2019

June 12, 2019 Update Well, the organ restoration has begun. This will be a three-week project. Please pardon the mess however the goal will be worth it to have Trinity’s organ in pristine shape. Remember you can help with the cost of this restoration by donating online or in person:       1. Donate […]

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Back in the Groove

Posted on August 28, 2017

Back in the Groove

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April 2017: Explanation of the Season-Holy Week and Easter

Posted on April 5, 2017

Explanation of the Season: Holy Week and Easter

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From the Rector’s Desk – January 2017

Posted on January 27, 2017

January’s Theme – Light

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Twenty Sixth Sunday after Pentecost – Nov. 13, 2016

Posted on November 14, 2016

So the apocalypse happened this week. Calm down. I’m not about to get crazy political up here. What I am saying is that what was once a great city full of hidden rooms, has toppled to the ground. And what was once our foundation has been exposed by our presidential election. As Jesus said, “all […]

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