Wednesday Morning Thoughts

Each week on Wednesday, George Yandell, the Rector of the Parish, or other invited parishioners, share their thoughts on any topic that they choose. The most recent are presented here.”

October 21, 2020

by Judy Wyndham


Having one’s vision classified as “20/20” has always been a good thing. Conversely, the year 2020 is shaping up to be a nightmare! The pandemic thus far has caused numerous businesses to fail, leaving many working individuals suddenly without a job or an income. Community food pantries are having difficulty meeting the food requirements of those who are falling behind financially.

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October 14, 2020

by Nancy Shapanka

Dear Members of the Holy Family Episcopal Church,

The last seven months have been uncertain times, but thankfully because of the generous donations to Holy Family in 2019-2020 the maintenance of the grounds, offices, and the church that we so long to re-enter has carried on. Careful planning and watchful eyes have stretched every contribution, ensuring uninterrupted support to local charities who depend on what the church has promised,

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October 7, 2020

In a first-year Pastoral Care class in seminary, Professor Bill Pregnall offered us new students a metaphor for how people “do Church”. He said, “Imagine the parish is like folks being at the seashore.  Some people are content to sit among the dunes watching the waves and the people who’re closer to the water. Others move down onto the sand and spread out their beach chairs and blankets and bask in the sun.  Others go down to the water’s edge and get their feet wet as they walk along,

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