Tag: Parishioners

Three Degrees of Separation

Good Morning, everyone! My name is Kim Scott and I am a high school French teacher at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School and also a care team member for Emmanuel’s refugee support ministry. As an educator, I am so fortunate in that I can teach my students French, and also have the opportunity every…

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Profound Experiences

One day, I was listening to NPR. The program host was interviewing people who had had profound spiritual experiences that they could not explain and that had changed them for life. The story that I remembered most was told by a 60-year old woman who described what happened to her as a 14-year-old girl on…

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My Best Friend

“Who Do You Say That I Am?” Lenten Series Post #8 When I think of Jesus asking, “Who do you say that I am?”, the answer comes quickly: you’re my best friend. It’s a simple answer from as far back as I can remember.  I grew up in the Catholic church, and when my family…

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Entangled

Who Do You Say That I Am? Lenten Series Post #7 In Matthew: 16, Mark: 8 and Luke: 9, Jesus asked his disciples, “Who do the people say I am?” He followed that question with, “Who do you think I am?” It’s sort of strange, these questions, because clearly Jesus knew who he was. Still…

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A Glimpse of the Hereafter

Who Do Say That I Am? Lenten Series Post #5 I worked with Hospice for eleven years and I had many experiences walking with the Lord. Dying is an interesting business as a counselor on the outside looking in. I was fortunate to hold the hands of many of the dying, in all of them…

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What a Friend We Have in Jesus

Who Do Say That I Am? Lenten Series Post #4 Names are powerful.  How we define ourselves or others defines how we see the world.  She/Her or They/Them.  Democrat or Republican.  Patriot or Traitor. Heretic or Savior.   And in our current world, most people are emphatically sure that they are correct. “Who do you say that I am?”  “You are the…

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