Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church


Rector's Corner

We Welcome Six New Staff Members

Sep 12, 2019

Since May, the staff of Holy Innocents’ has added 6 new faces. To be clear, we have added 6 folks to reach a total of 14 staff, full and part time. Most of them have arrived in the summer and had some time to prepare for the Fall and our...

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On Mission Statements

Jun 26, 2019

From time to time I end up in a conversation with my fellow clergy about matters both critical and inane in our ministries. The church has a special ability to blend those supposedly extreme and opposite positions. That is not a critique as much...

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New Life

May 16, 2019

Easter is more than one day in Palestine 2,000 years ago. Easter as a season lasts 50 days. Easter is a way of life for us Christians. We tend to hope when things look lost. We have a tenacious belief that death does not get the final say. We...

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Imaginative Shock

Apr 24, 2019

Imaginative shock. The Rev. Dr. Urban Holmes, past Dean of Sewanee’s School of Theology, wrote a book called Ministry and Imagination in which he carefully and technically laid out the ideas behind this term. For close to thirty pages he...

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Come and See

Apr 04, 2019

Without a vision, the people perish.Proverbs 29:18Proverbs 29:18 is one of my favorite and most powerful passages of scripture. I have heard it preached brilliantly by a young preacher named Michael Curry in 1992, long before he became the...

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