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Rector’s Report

Annual meeting, those elected and entering retreat season –  It was the shortest annual meeting / Festival of Faith that we have had or perhaps have ever had at St. Michael’s … 49 minutes! Yet we did everything we set out to do, including setting out a vision for 2017, and electing a great slate…

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Randy Shirley joins team at St. Michael’s

Welcome Randy Shirley In a search that lasted nearly six months, we welcome Randy Shirley to the staff of St. Michael’s. Randy has been called as an assistant to the rector to serve in a capacity similar to a chief of staff with a special emphasis in the area of stewardship.  After interviewing three other…

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Summer Pruning: No 7:30 am Tuesday Service

With various mission trips and conferences scheduled during the summer, we have pruned the Tuesday morning 7:30 a.m. service. As we approach the summer our clergy team shrinks a bit with the Rev. Doug Peterson spending his time in Maine and the Rev. Ted McNabb covering for the rector of St. John’s, John’s Island, the Rev. Greg Snyder, who is on sabbatical…

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Summertime devotional

There are times when I read a devotional that is so good I just want to pass it on.  This devotional written by Ray Stedman is one such bull’s eye on the Gospel that I can’t keep to myself … John 8:1-11 Then neither do I condemn you, Jesus declared. Go now and leave your…

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Holy Week Reflections from the Rector

The Friday Night Scream It all became real on Friday night. Yes, Good Friday during the Oratorio of the “7 Last Words of Jesus” by Thomas Dubois. The St. Michael’s Choir and instruments led by Organist Matthew Wilkinson were stupendous. But toward the end as the choir led into a crescendo of “It Is Finished”…

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Learning as We Go: New Annual Meeting Plans

One of our values at St. Michael’s is keeping a teachable spirit in all things. It’s one of the things I love about our clergy team, we are always hungry to learn as we go! After each major event, we hold an after event reflection where we can see what worked and didn’t work. We…

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Update on Senior Associate Search

Our search continues for a senior associate. We have had some tremendous candidates interview here at St. Michael’s and have several more planned. We pray we will have this critical ministry position filled by early summer.  Many thanks to our personnel committee, vestry and staff for their collective wisdom and input! Spread the Word…

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What Does the Personnel Committee Do?

I have received that question over and over again thought, therefore, it would be a good idea to explain its purpose. Everything we do in ministry comes from the power of the Holy Spirit and your resources through the tithe. Therefore we want to make sure that we have the right folks in the right places on our staff team. Last year,…

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