Posts by Barbara Hutchinson (Page 2)

Posts by Barbara Hutchinson (Page 2)

Zoom Worship Service this Weekend

We invite you to join us in worship by Zoom this weekend, on Saturday evening, from 5-6 p.m. This will be an opportunity to worship in community, with communion (either Spiritual Communion or Communion under Special Circumstances) and to feel the joy of being with others. To download a bulletin so you can sing and pray along, please click below. To join our Zoom Worship, please click on the link below. You will be taken directly into the waiting room…

Church at Home This Weekend

Join our prayerful community as we worship together via a recorded service. Through marvelous music, holy scripture, reflection, and the service of Holy Eucharist, we will engage with one another and with the holy. You may receive either Spiritual Communion, or Communion under Special Circumstance, in you have consecrated wafers at home. You may always pick up consecrated wafers from our sacristy. To engage with the recorded service, please click below. To download a bulletin for the service, please click…

A Loving Tribute to those affected by COVID

We invite you to settle into a time of prayer and healing as you engage with our worship. Through heart-felt prayers, soothing music, and scripture, you will connect with the healing power of God. We offer this service in tribute to all those affected by COVID and give special tribute to the essential workers at Carlisle Hospital, who so faithfully continue to serve our community. The artwork of the essential workers has been created by Jane Offner. You can see…

Extended Table Worship

Because we understand the sacrament to be at the core of our worship and engagement with the holy, we offer the opportunity for you to come into our beautiful sanctuary and engage in a service of receiving the Holy Eucharist. To follow necessary safety protocols, you are invited to come in individually or as family groups or “COVID Pods” (those whom you regular see and feel comfortable with regarding their safety awareness) and engage in a service with Mother Barbara.…

Pastoral Letter

In the midst of the anxiety around the Presidential Election results, Mother Barbara sent a pastoral letter to the congregation, urging them to “be still and know that God is God” and that what happens next begins in our own hearts — and urges us all to “Let us choose love, not hate”. To read her letter, please click here. Please know Mother Barbara is here for you always for pastoral conversations. Please contact her, please email her at rector@standrewsship.org.…

Marvelous Virtual Choir

Enjoy this beautiful treat of joyful and soulful singing by our St. Andrew’s Virtual Choir. It’s glorious and will lift your soul. If you would like to participate in our Christmas Eve Virtual Choir, please contact Lisa Turchi or Mother Barbara. We’d love to have you — and are able to walk you through the technical process to make it happen.

Universal Christ Book Group

We gathered this week in a time of conversation regarding the book by Richard Rohr, The Universal Christ. What I am noticing that completely delights me is that people are asking very basic questions. One might imagine that means they are at the beginning of their spiritual journey. Oh, not so! It actually means they have travelled quite a distance, so they can begin to wonder and question within their faith, where they are not satisfied with what they were…

Early Church Writings – Gospel of Matthew

We continue our exploration of the Early Church Writings, working our way into the Gospel of Matthew. This past week, we read aloud the first 5 chapters of the gospel and then delved into the historical context, learning about Matthew’s take of Jesus as the “new Moses” and how he built his case for that connection, between the genealogy, wise men, exile into Egypt, baptism, and then the Sermon on the Mount (on the mountain as when Moses received the…