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Reflection: Incarnation

Today we give thanks to God that in Jesus Christ the Word became flesh and pitched his tent among us. Today we give thanks that in the sacrament of bread and wine God pitches his tent in our hearts. -Br. Geoffrey Tristram Society of Saint John the Evangelist

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Reflection: Weakness

Joseph the father of Jesus was the village artisan who also farmed. He was probably poorer than his neighbors who farmed exclusively and had more land. Jesus knew from experience how “Caesar” in all its forms could crush the poverty stricken and unprotected. He was poor and knew the desperation of the weak. -Br. Eldridge […]

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Vestry minutes – December 12, 2012 meeting

ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING December 12, 2012 Present: Steve Anderson, Jack Bailey, Bob Bess, Gary Grant, Aubrey Hardman, Pat Hollifield, Joy Malmgren, Joe Panther, Linda Seeber, Becky Snell, Jami Taylor, Brian West; Amy Haynie, Parochial Associate; Glenda Morehead, Clerk; Diana Panther, Treasurer; Lisa Neilson, Finance Committee Chair. Not present:  Jim Reynolds, Rector. A regular meeting […]

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Vestry minutes – November 18, 2012 meeting

ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING November 18, 2012 Present:   Steve Anderson, Jack Bailey, Aubrey Hardman, Pat Hollifield, Joy Malmgren, Joe Panther, Linda Seeber, Becky Snell, Jami Taylor Brian West; Jim Reynolds, Rector; Glenda Morehead, Clerk; Diana Panther, Treasurer. Not present:  Bob Bess, Gary Grant; Amy Haynie, Parochial Associate. A regular meeting of the Vestry of St. […]

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Vestry minutes – October 21, 2012 meeting

ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING October 21, 2012 Present: Jack Bailey, Gary Grant, Pat Hollifield, Joy Malmgren, Joe Panther, Linda Seeber, Becky Snell, Jami Taylor; Jim Reynolds, Rector; Amy Haynie, Parochial Associate; Glenda Morehead, Clerk; Diana Panther, Treasurer.   Absence notified:     Steve Anderson, Bob Bess, Aubrey Hardman, Brian West. A regular meeting of the Vestry of […]

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Radical Hospitality

What if you knew that by simply leaving your pew and saying hello to someone, you could change that person’s life forever? Just a few steps to make an eternal difference. It has nothing to do with methods and everything to do with taking a genuine interest in another human being. All you need is […]

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Stewardship Reflection- Start and stretch

by Richard Cabes When Corrie and I were first married and living in Plano, Tx, we attended the only Episcopal church we could find in the area.  It was “Episcopal” only in that it belonged (then) to the Diocese of Dallas and respected the Anglican liturgy, but its theology was low, fundamentalist evangelism.  We weathered […]

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Vestry minutes – September 16, 2012 meeting

ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS VESTRY MEETING September 16, 2012   Present: Steve Anderson, Jack Bailey, Bob Bess, Gary Grant, Aubrey Hardman, Pat Hollifield, Joy Malmgren, Joe Panther, Linda Seeber, Jami Taylor, Brian West; Jim Reynolds, Rector; Amy Haynie, Parochial Associate; Glenda Morehead, Clerk,. Diana Panther, Treasurer. Not Present:    Becky Snell.   A regular meeting of the Vestry […]

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