'Mother Barbara' Tagged Posts

'Mother Barbara' Tagged Posts

Altar & Flower Guild Luncheon

Our Altar and Flower Guild Members are simply the best! They really are. They are dedicated, faithful ministers who understand the holiness of their work. They set the table (altar), wash the linens, fill the candles with oil, polish the brass, set out the bulletins for the altar party, prepare the bread and wine for service, arrange the flowers, and hold the space as sacred– and so much more. We are very blessed that we have such a wonderful group…

Mother Barbara elected President of Standing Committee

At the Diocesan Convention, Mother Barbara was elected to the Standing Committee, and then re-elected as the President of the Standing Committee at a meeting following the Diocesan Convention. The Standing Committee is often seen as “the vestry” of the Diocese, and whose main roles are to “stand with” the bishop while the bishop is in office and “stand in” for the bishop when there is a vacancy in the office. This past year, the Standing Committee spent time understanding…

Pilgrimage into the heart of Jesus

I am taking the chance of a lifetime and visiting the Holy Land from October 27th through November 7th. As I pour over the guidebooks, I find already a spiritual anticipation and shift beginning within. It’s exciting and scary and soul stretching to think that I’ll “walk in the path of Jesus”. Of course, that’s what we promise to do each week at church, to follow Jesus, so this will be a call to do this literally (walking the Via…