Epiphany 4, January 29, 2017 – The Beatitudes The Rev. Debra Slade, St. Francis Episcopal Church, Stamford, CT Not too long ago, I participated in a meeting at work. It was a random sampling of the hospital staff and the various jobs we do there. The topic was learning some new software program that was […]

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December 18, 2016 ~ Advent 4 ~ Rev. Debra Slade

Advent 4, Dec. 18, 2016, Joseph’s story The Rev. Debra Slade, St. Francis Church, Stamford, CT As we approach the home stretch before Christmas, the waiting, and the shopping, the running around, and the awe at the sparkly lights, we are asked to consider Matthew’s account of the nativity story. Unlike the familiar Luke version […]

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November 27, 2016 ~ Rev. Debra Slade

Advent 1, November 27th, 2016 The Rev. Debra Slade, St. Francis Church, Stamford, CT How do we learn, or in other words, as it may be relevant to me and some of us – can you teach an old dog new tricks? Forced to answer this question for the dissertation part of my training, I […]

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November 13, 2016 ~ Rev. Mark Lingle

Pentecost 26C Luke 21.5-19 Sunday, November 13, 2016 Regardless of your political persuasion, the recent election probably elicited moments for both sides that allowed people to connect with those gathered around Jesus in today’s gospel. The issue that we all hold in common? Nothing less than the end of the world! Jesus portends the signs […]

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