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Reasons to Support the ACNA

Your church was represented well at the 226th Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina. The big news of Convention was the vote on affiliation with the Anglican Church of North America (ACNA).   This affiliation was studied by our diocese for several years (we also held two information sessions here at St. Michaels).  The vote…

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Other News from the Convention

We began on Friday afternoon with workshops;  this year the Rev. David Booman and I were asked by Bishop Lawrence to offer a workshop on our relationship with Mother Emanuel Church and our joint ministries since the tragedy there.  After the workshops, we participated in our Convention Eucharist, with the sermon by the Rt. Rev. Al Gadsden of the Reformed Episcopal Church.…

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Where are We with our Search for a Sr. Associate?

With the Rev. Mark Avera spending 2/3 time at our partner church in North Charleston (Church of the Resurrection), and a 1/3 time here in mission work, we are in need of a Sr. Associate. Early in April our personnel committee, vestry, and staff will meet our second candidate. Following a time of discernment and collaboration, I will either make a call…

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Annual Meeting Festival of Faith Plans: Acting on Your Feedback

Please keep three dates on your calendar. As is our annual tradition, we will be having our Festival of Faith/Annual Meeting on May 7. This is so important for the whole St. Michael’s Church Family! Why? We will gather to elect new members of our Vestry (Church board) and delegates to the convention as well as take a look back at 2016…

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Fruit of the Spirit Preaching Series Continues

During Lent, we have been diving into the fruit of the Spirit as found in Galatians 5. You remember them, right? Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Gentleness, Faithfulness and Self-Control. As a preacher, I have found it exciting to jump into each of these vast topics. It’s so important that we hear each sermon…

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Two Historic Milestones for St. Michael’s Church

The season of Epiphany is an exciting season that follows Christmas and details the three wisemen following the star to see the Christ Child. The wisemen experienced that magnificent “aha” when they saw for themselves the infant Jesus. Epiphany, therefore, is a missional season of the church year, where we leave our comfort zones following…

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Authentic Partnership with Mother Emanuel Goes Deep

During the trial of Dylan Roof, St. Michael’s Church was fully engaged in four different ways. First, the connection center on Broad Street was turned into a respite center for officers covering the trial. We called it our LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) hospitality room. Second, we hosted lunches nearly everyday for the families of Mother Emanuel. St. Michael’s staff and volunteers came…

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Letter from US Attorney

  January 27, 2017 Dear Reverend Dr. Zadig and Reverend Dr. Booman, As we finish the trial of the Emanuel AME massacre, I thank you for the care you lent to the victims, survivors and family members during the federal trial. e nature of the crime and the deep faith of the victims, survivors and family members meant that the spiritual support…

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From The Rev. Rich Giersch

Dear Friends of St Michael’s Church, Let me begin by saying it has been a blessing to be a part of the St. Michael’s Family these past three years. Your friendship, support, and grace has helped my family in so many ways and we are better for our time served with you. My season, however, at St Michael’s has cycled through and…

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