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Advent Gives birth to Pentecost House

By Alfred T. K. Zadig, Jr. It was the week of weeks. The third week of Advent was action packed around St. Michael’s Church. We came together as a church family during the Rectory open house, and then dedicated the Dependency at 12:30pm and 7pm on Sunday, December 11. This was followed by a more intimate blessing of the building on Wednesday…

Saying Goodbye to Rob McCrae

Advent certainly is a time to anticipate the coming of Christ, as Epiphany is the time to celebrate the wisemen being obedient and following the star.  Christianity is all about movement, responding to the call of God by going where he leads. This is certainly the spirit behind Ecclesiastes 3, there is a time and a place for everything, and a season…

The Global Impact Celebration Bears More Fruit

Our list of St. Michaelites who are leaving their current ministries to go on mission, in part as a result of the Global Impact Celebration, is growing! Nena Jackson our Connections/Alpha Director is leaving to go more fully into the mission field of Kenya. On the final Sunday of Advent, Nena related to the congregation some of the many signs she experienced…

Amy Smith Taking on a New Role

St. Michaelite Amy Watson Smith is also taking on a new ministry.  Several years ago, Amy retired from her post as director of Ministry to Children and Families here at St. Michael’s Church. Since that time, Amy has launched into coordinating a variety of events including children’s programs, conferences and symposia for adults, social events and family camp at St. Christopher Camp…

Libby Williams Reaches the Century Mark

On Sunday December 18, the family of St. Michael’s gathered around Libby Williams for a wonderful Happy Birthday Celebration. Born 100 years ago, Libby is as healthy now as then! With cake, fellowship and a blessing from Bishop Alex Dickson, Libby radiated with a wonderful contentment. If you don’t know this pillar of St. Michael’s Church, Libby is a native Charlestonian, attended…

The Anglican Church in North America (ACNA)

 Historical Background   By Alex Dixson In the early 20th century, a new method of Bible Study was developed in Germany and then began to be used by some scholars in the Anglican Communion. It was a progressive approach that resulted in the questioning of the authority of the 39 books of the Old Testament and the 27 books of the New Testament.…