Tag Archives: St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

And Now for Something Completely Different

Earlier this year, as part of a several-phase effort towards better and more end user-friendly communication, we launched the new St. Alban’s website and introduced our new logo and branding.  The second phase of this project is set to launch … Continue reading

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Not Impossible

For nothing will be impossible with God. Luke 1:37 This short sentence, uttered by the angel-messenger Gabriel, to the Virgin Mary sums up the totality of God’s presence in God’s creation.  NOTHING will be impossible with God.  Nothing.   This … Continue reading

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Twenty Years and Three Legs

Twenty years ago this month I began working as a musician at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church. Sometime early in those years I learned the mantra of all church musicians who take their job seriously – that a church musician is … Continue reading

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Reason Number 47

This week at the Vatican 200 cardinals of the Roman Catholic church are meeting with the Bishop of Rome to hash out a number of the positions the Catholic Church holds.  Most of the topics are difficult and weighty, but … Continue reading

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Trying Something New

This weekend is the parish retreat.  Almost 100 St. Albanites will be traveling to Massanetta Springs, VA for a weekend away full of fellowship, community, learning, and fun.  I am positive we will have a wonderful time.   On Sunday … Continue reading

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The Dream of a Common Language

Last week, I spent some time reading a set of reflections on the faith lives of Millennials. This has, of course, become something of a national sport among those in the “religion sector;” we’re all trying to figure out why … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth to Power

The Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers song, “I won’t back down” is an appropriate paraphrase of the life of the man the Church celebrates today, Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells. Ken was in the unique position to tell … Continue reading

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