Morning Prayer, Pentecost 13

Welcome to Pentecost 13 Sunday and Morning Prayer with Rev. Richard Bridgford and Rev. Julia Ashby. Lectors: Mike Childers and Larry Bergmooser Music by Joe Ritchie and James Coaxum Bulletin: https://bit.ly/32vNZc4 00:00 Prelude: Wondrous Love 02:26 Welcome 03:09 Reading: Psalm 26:1-8 04:05 Reading: Romans 12:9-21 05:45 Hymn: He’s got the whole world in his hand … [Read more…]

Morning Prayer, Pentecost 12

Welcome to Pentecost 12 Sunday and Morning Prayer with Rev. Julia Ashby and Rev. Richard Bridgford. Lectors: Marcie Kidd and Gayle Green Music by Joe Ritchie and James Coaxum Bulletin: https://bit.ly/2YjC6oc 00:00 Prelude: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty 02:21 Welcome 02:53 Reading: Psalm 138 03:58 Reading: Jubilate, Psalm 100 06:07 Reading: Isaiah 51:1-6 05:59 … [Read more…]

Morning Prayer, Pentecost 11

Welcome to Pentecost 11 Sunday and Morning Prayer with Rev. Julia Ashby Lectors: Marcie Kidd and Gayle Green Music by Joe Ritchie and James Coaxum Bulletin: https://bit.ly/2CoCRo8 00:00 Prelude: Seek ye first 01:54 Welcome 04:15 Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8 05:14 Reading: Psalm 67 06:07 Reading: Matthew 15:21-28 07:12 Hymn: Jesu, Jesu 09:25 The Homily 18:23 … [Read more…]

Morning Prayer, Pentecost 10

Welcome to Pentecost 10 Sunday and Morning Prayer with Rev. Richard Bridgford. Special appearances by Ryan-Michael Blake and Brian Pritchard. Music by Joe Ritchie and James Coaxum. Bulletin: https://bit.ly/30yzGn4 00:00 Prelude: At the Lamb’s high feast we sing praise to our victorious King 01:33 Welcome 02:15 Reading: Psalm 85:8-13 03:12 Jubilate: Psalm 100 03:54 Reading: … [Read more…]

Morning Prayer, Pentecost 9

Welcome to Pentecost 9 Sunday and Spiritual Communion with Rev. Richard Bridgford and Rev. Julia Ashby. Special appearances by Brian Pritchard and Ryan-Michael Blake. Music by Joe Ritchie and James Coaxum. Bulletin: https://bit.ly/3k0Opz2 0:00 Prelude, The Church’s one foundation 1:35 Welcome 3:11 Reading, Isaiah 55:1-5 4:21 Reading, Romans 9:1-5 5:18 Reading of the Gospel, Matthew … [Read more…]

Clergy Clatter

I’m not a person to be afraid of things. As a kid, the school bully never particularly frightened me. I came from a peaceful family, so I was never afraid to go home. If I got in trouble, I just resigned to face the music, take the consequences, and move on. Now, my mother’s fly swatter was another matter. She … [Read more…]

Update on Church Regathering

Yesterday afternoon I received an email from Bishop Haynes notifying me that she was approving Epiphany’s Regathering Plan. I am aware that some of you want to regather immediately, and others are saying it is too early. Julia and I have discussed our options. We both feel that the numbers in our area are too high, and … [Read more…]

Morning Prayer, Pentecost 8

Welcome to Pentecost 8 Sunday and Morning Prayer with Rev. Richard Bridgford and Rev. Julia Ashby. Special appearances by John and Tina. Music by Joe Ritchie and James Coaxum. 00:00 Prelude: O worship the King 01:08 Welcome 01:41 Psalm 119:129-136 03:13 Reading: 1 Kings 3:5-12 05:13 Hymn: Lift every voice and sing 08:21 Reading: Matthew … [Read more…]