Resurrection Ball 2008: Back with a Friend

You are cordially invited to Holy Trinity’s second annual Resurrection Ball. This year the Ball is back and has brought a friend along. The friend’s name is “Living the Trinity,” a Saturday conference with Pastor Doug Jones of Moscow, Idaho fame whose most recent exploits center around Scribblative Agincourting and Sabbath House. This year’s Ball…

Preparing for Lent

Next Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent. As is our custom, we will be having an Ash Wednesday service Wednesday evening at 7pm at the church building. Please plan to come out for a service of prayers and psalms and meditation as we begin the season of Lent together…

SS. Peter and Paul

This Sunday is the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. The Christian Almanac records that June 29 is remembered by the Church as the day the apostle Paul was beheaded with a sword in the city of Rome. Some place his execution as early as 62 A.D. and others as late as 67 A.D. Nevertheless, from the…

Holy Trinity Weekly

This Sunday is the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. The Christian Almanac records that on June 22, 431 A.D. the Third Ecumenical Council began in the city of Ephesus, on the west coast of modern day Turkey. This council was called to deal with yet another controversy related to the nature of Christ. One of the…

Father Damien

This Sunday is the Fifth Sunday of Easter. Our monthly fellowship dinner is this Sunday after worship. Please bring some food to share and plan to stay after for fellowship. The Christian Almanac records that on May 4th, 1873, Father Damien, a Flemish missionary, joined the lepers of Molokai Island in the Hawaiian archipelago. The…

Holy Friday

Who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, And as a root out of dry ground. He has no form or comeliness; And when we see Him, There is no beauty that we should desire Him….

Palmetto Meditations

We went down to Charleston Tuesday and Wednesday this week. We visited Folly Beach Tuesday afternoon, stayed the night in the tent at St. James’ Island State Park, and spent Wednesday exploring the historic city of Charleston. Interestingly, the Palmetto Tree is the state tree of South Carolina. SC is the “Palmetto State.” The Palm…

Resurrection Ball 2007 Reminder

Friends, As we remember and celebrate our Lord’s death this Good Friday, I want to remind you to RSVP for the Resurrection Ball next Saturday, April 14th. If you have already done so, I salute you and thank you. To wet your appetites and spur you on to love and good works, let me tell…

Resurrection Ball 2007

Resurrection is coming. This ain’t about chicks and bunnies. This ain’t about springtime. This ain’t no phoenix myth. This is about the world made new when the Lord Jesus walked out of a grave 2,000 years ago. Thus we must party. Thus we must dance and boogy down. Black tie invited, Jane Austen attire–even better….

J.S. Bach

The Christian Almanac records that on March 21st, 1685 Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenarch, Thuringia (modern day Germany). Bach was a master composer who is remembered for his artistic brilliance as well as his diligent labor. After the 45 years it took to compile and organize the fruit of Bach’s labors, his musical…