From Fr. Joe’s Desk for Nov. 24th

“To the family of Christ at St. David’s, This last Wednesday, we filled the St.Non’s chapel for a brief service of Holy Eucharist focusing intentionally on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever stumbled into the Catechism portion of the BCP, you’ll know that the word Eucharist literally means “to offer thanks.” So, for the Episcopalian, offering gratitudeContinue reading “From Fr. Joe’s Desk for Nov. 24th”

From Fr. Joe’s Desk for Nov. 10, 2023

This coming week we will welcome the Rev. Donna McNeil to our pulpit. Rev. Donna is a dear friend, and the director of Canterbury MSU.  Canterbury is the Episcopal church’s national campus ministry movement, with missions planted all over the United States. Rev. Donna will be joining us to speak very briefly on how weContinue reading “From Fr. Joe’s Desk for Nov. 10, 2023”

From Fr. Joe’s Desk for Oct. 27, 2023

I write this update to you from a brief moment of recess at our bi-diocesan convention!  Our diocese, the Diocese of Western Michigan, covers all of the lower peninsula from Lansing Westward. The diocese of Eastern Michigan covers a large portion of the state from Lansing Eastward. The word “diocese” means essentially a cluster ofContinue reading “From Fr. Joe’s Desk for Oct. 27, 2023”