Week 1: Fast Social Media

According to the Pew Research Center, about 80% of internet users in America are on Facebook alone. This doesn’t account for all the other social media platforms: Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc. On average, Americans spend almost two hours a day on social...

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A Different Kind of Fast for Lent

As Lent approaches, many of us are deciding what we are going to give up for Lent. I love this tradition shared by many different church traditions during Lent. But sometimes it seems like Lent is treated as a second stab at a New Year's resolution. Fasting for Lent...

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The Constancy of Change

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said that you can’t step into the same river twice. Rivers are constantly changing. The water you step in once immediately rushes away downstream. A cornerstone of his philosophy was that the only constant is change. As...

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Having an Epiphany

Christmas is still here for five more days, but another season is already drawing close. The season of Epiphany follows Christmas because the first Epiphany was caused by the first Christmas. We read in the Gospel of Matthew that the birth of Jesus sent a signal out...

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The Full Story of Christmas

Many of us are familiar with the Christmas story. We know about the shepherds and angels, the birth in the stable with the swaddling clothes and the manger. But do we know the full story of Christmas? Do we know the full story of God becoming flesh, the incarnation?...

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Special Parish Meeting: October 22

Dear Trinity family, On Sunday, October 22 we will have a Special Parish Meeting. If you have been around for a little while, you know that we have an Annual Parish Meeting where we elect members to serve on Vestry, vote on changes to our bylaws, receive a financial...

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