Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church


From the Staff @ HIEC

Writing Love with One's Body

Mar 23, 2017

On Maundy Thursday we commemorate the fact that Jesus knelt to wash not the faces or hands -- but the feet -- of his disciples. He humbled himself to take their feet, crusted with dirt from the unpaved roads of the day, and wipe them clean. When...

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A Joyful Glimpse in the Midst of Lent

Mar 16, 2017

A central aspect of the Christian journey is to see in Jesus the ability to dare to enjoy  life. In spite of and in the midst of conditions which can be abrasive, harsh, competitive, agonizing, dispiriting, diminishing, and full of combative...

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An Uncommon Welcome

Mar 10, 2017

As we gather Sunday by Sunday -- and during the week -- during this interim period, and as the search committees and vestry take up the important tasks of writing a parish profile and putting in place a discernment process, it is worth...

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Entering Into Lent

Feb 24, 2017

A few years ago I had a scary encounter with a masked man wielding a knife. I remember him with gratitude, though, since he was an orthopedic surgeon to whom I paid hundreds of dollars (thanks to good insurance) to correct some problems with my...

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News from the Vestry

Feb 23, 2017

Last weekend was spent together at Fall Creek Falls State Park for our annual parish retreat.  The attendance was double over last year and the comments from attendees were positive and filled with energy and excitement. Prior to the start...

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