Palm Sunday 2018 Do not our hearts fill with sorrow when we hear the words: “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” Most would believe, that these words are of desperation, but yet; to those who understand these words from Psalm 22, we know that this psalm ends with a “generation coming forth, declaring his righteousness, unto a people that shall be born, whom the Lord hath made” Ps 22:32. The psalm which begins with pain and agony, ends triumphantly and gloriously, because a generation will serve him. These words go hand in hand with the Passion of [...]
In the name of…. A DOCTRINE IS LAID DOWN in the Gospel this morning: On this day which we refer to as Passion Sunday – But it is in today’s gospel that an earth shattering proclamation is made As we are told of the doctrine of the immortality for believers. And we are told of the required character of the believers for they are the ones who keep the sayings of Jesus, His word, which he has delivered must be kept. And for those who keep it, those who not only have it, but hold onto it, who keep it [...]
A General Confession said by Anglican's in Morning and Evening Prayer: ALMIGHTY and most merciful Father; We have erred, and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us. But thou, O Lord, have mercy upon us, miserable offenders. Spare thou those, O God, who confess their faults. Restore thou those [...]
Lent IV 2018 Fr. Michael “and there / (our lord and Saviour) he sat with his disciples” In the name of the Father…. In the New Testament the word disciple come from the Greek Word mä-thā-tā's (ma ta ta –s), and is used in the sense of one who learns, a pupil, of adherents’, one who continues in their Master's work or word. In John 8:31 we read “… If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciplesindeed;” In Ephesians 2:6 we also read that God “hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly [...]
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St. Michael the Archangel vestry is investigating the build of a new multi-purpose building. Several good things are occurring as activities are once again beginning stir within the walls of St. Michael the Archangel as we move forward in our service to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Joint Synod was held by the four largest Anglican Continuing Churches in America and a resolution was signed stating full union between the four: The Anglican Province of America, The Anglican Catholic Church, The Anglican Church in America, and Diocese of the Holy Cross. A unity Eucharist was celebrated demonstrating a new unity which is forming within the Traditional Anglican Communion…Glory be to God.
August Fr. Richard Bakley retires. September Fr. Michael Cawthon instituted as the second Rector of St. Michael the Archangel.
Exterior of Church painted
St. Michael’s instrumental in establishing the current summer youth camp “Anglican Legacy Camp.”