Tuesday, August 25th, 2009


We are moving forward at St. George’s with presenting our 10:30 AM service (as we present our 9 AM service) as a PowerPoint presentation.  This idea caused some controversy with it was raised, but a two Sunday trial seems to have helped us see this as a useful step forward in our congregational life.  I’m excited that Deacon Bob has been setting up the equipment (he may finish tomorrow).  And we should be ready to go forward for real on the first Sunday in September.  Thanks to Bob and all those who helped with this.  We hope this will make St. George’s a more welcoming place for oldtimers and newtimers alike.

Well, Bishop Beisner addressed our deanery clericus today.  And I think I know where we stand on blessings of same sex unions — which is in something of a transition.  In response to General Convention’s resolution, we now have a group of 10 people from around the diocese who are looking at services and possible guidelines.  There should be a service and guidelines available for diocesan clergy at our clergy retreat in February. (more…)