Thursday, October 19, 2006

Parish in Transition

As you may have gathered from the previous post, we are indeed in transition. "The report of my death was an exaggeration." Mark Twain's quote definitely applies here. The members of St. Johns will be working with the Diocese of Connecticut to determine the best way forward as a parish. We are not closing, and won't be for a while. Episcopal churches don't close or merge with one another quickly. Extreme measures such as that require consensus of all concerned, including the bishops and the diocese.

So we're open. The groups that meet in our church - AA, FAITH Food Pantry, etc. will still have a place to meet. We will still worship at 9:30 on Sunday mornings. The scheduling of Holy Eucharist or Morning Prayer is unknown right now, but we will be worshiping one way or another at that time.

So come join us! This is an opportunity to join a group of committed Christians in finding a way to move forward as a community. We'd love to meet you!

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