October 2018

All Saints Day Nov 1 2018 Fr. Michael Cawthon

  In the Gospel reading we hear the Beatitudes (the blessings describing the true joys of discipleship.)   Blessed are the poor in spirit, Blessed are those who mourn, and Blessed are the meek,   Yes, blessed are those who have a total trust in God.   Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for

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St. Simon and Jude Apostles Sermon Oct. 28 2018

Chapter XV of the Gospel of St. John begins with Jesus telling us that He is the True Vine and we the branches and He speaks of the purging of the branches, which bear fruit… and He continues that we are HIS FRIENDS if we do as He commands, – oh what a friend we

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Nature of Anglicanism: notes for Wed. Oct 24th 2018

We finished the Sacraments last week… Scripture and the Anglican Faith: Apostolic Succession, the Creeds, and the development of the Canon of Scripture help to combat heresies. The spokesmen of the Church and thus early church doctrine were the Apostles and those they appointed, Acts 6, and the emphasis placed upon them can be seen

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Trinity xxi sermon, Fr. Michael Cawthon

Trinity xxi sermon, Fr. Michael Cawthon 2018: Faith and Believing: John iv. 46   Last week Fr. George spoke of the Kingdom being open to all; we all are to come to the wedding and enjoy the fullness of Joy, which is found in our God. And todays Gospel, speaks directly to so many of us

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Bulletin –  blog edition for Trinity xxi:

October 21, 2018 St. Michael the Archangel Anglican Church Visitors – Welcome! Peace and joy in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Please advise us of your visit and ask for a “First Time Visitor Bulletin” which briefly explains the communion service.  Please join our church family in the Parish Hall after the service for

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Music and Notes for Trinity xxi

Prelude Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder    Dieterich Buxtehude Offertory Toccata in E minor            Johann Pachelbel Postlude Prelude and Fugue in D Major    J. K. F. Fischer Hymn texts are usually associated with a particular tune. Frequently, in most hymnals, some tunes are paired with more than one text. (This is so that less familiar texts

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Nature of Anglicanism – Sacraments

THE SACRAMENTAL LIFE: PART I Introduction:  Sacramental symbols draw on our salvation history and reflect the role of the Church as a Sacrament    of God’s presence in the world. God performs the Sacraments with ministers as God’s human agents.  Sacrament comes from a Latin word (sacrare) meaning holy.  Anglican definition of a Sacrament is “The outward

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Trinity 19 Oct 7 Sermon Fr. Michael Cawthon

Things we should do, things we should avoid…this is called life (you could also call it Free Will.) This morning we prayed that the Holy Spirit will direct and rule our hearts, and are warned, not to walk (as the world walks) in vanity of mind through a darken understanding, which alienates us from the

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Trinity 19 Bulletin Blog Edition

Visitors – Welcome! Peace and joy in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.  Please advise us of your visit and ask for a “First Time Visitor Bulletin” which briefly explains the communion service.  Please join our church family in the Parish Hall after the service for fellowship, drinks, and food! Trinity XIX                                                    October 7, 2018

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