The Episco-Bulletin

from St Anselms Chapel Center @ USF

And a word on what to wear…..

I’ve been a church organist all my adult life and my experience as a church musician has included providing music for all kinds of weddings. Wedding celebrations can be memorable … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the family!

Welcome to the family! In today’s Gospel reading (Luke 8:19-21), we have a brief snapshot of Jesus’ family and how his family members react to his ministry.  This story is … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dialogue & Reconciliation: Jesus’ plan for resolving conflict in the church

There’s been a car insurance commercial recently that I’m sure you have all seen.  It actually has little to do with cars or insurance.  Beatrice is entertaining two friends in … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trinity Sunday: Like Us on Facebook

St Catherine’s Episcopal Church June 15, 2014 Today is Father’s Day but according to the church calendar it is also Trinity Sunday, one of the seven principal feast days in … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can you handle the truth?

St Anselm’s Chapel Center Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Tonight we remember Ephrem of Edessa, a deacon in the early church. Ephrem was known as “The Harp of the Holy Spirit” … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

If you love me….

St Catherine’s Episcopal Church May 25, 2014 If this, then that….. There’s this website:, which is an acronym for “If this, then that.” The website is a community of users who … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Err on the side of kindness

May 13, 2014 St Anselm’s Chapel Center Today we honor Frances Perkins, public servant and prophetic witness.  She was the US Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, and is … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

God’s Friday: Music & Silence

It is a very hard thing, isn’t it? We’ve just heard the Passion narrative of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial.  And it is so hard to listen to this story of betrayal, sorrow, pain, and … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raising the Dead

St Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church Lent 5 We have had several remarkable stories from the Gospel of John during this Lenten season: Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus, Jesus talking with the … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Keeping both oars in the water

Morning Chapel – Middle school James 2:14-18, 26 If you have ever tried to row a boat, you know that to go forward you have to pull with both oars.  … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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