Tag: The Rev. Charles C. McCoart Jr.

Unity

The scriptures you read today are about the story of the Ascension in the Book of Acts.  The lectionary places today’s gospel, John 17:1-11 – Jesus’ prayer concerning unity – at the end of the Easter season; but in John’s gospel the prayer for unity among His followers occurs at the end of the last supper, so that…

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There Was A Man Born Blind

Hi everyone, thank you for tuning into today’s sermon.   These certainly are wild and ever changing times and we at Emmanuel are doing our level best to adapt with the changing news and happenings all around us – all in a spirit of flexibility, joy and anticipation.  Working hard to stay in the present moment and…

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What Are The Rules?

Riley is the seven year old Golden Retriever who lives with his human family across the street from Max and me. Riley has been well trained to stay within the boundaries of his home. Riley loves his tennis ball. Riley has trained all of us who know him how to play ball with him. His…

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Jesus the Shepherd, Jesus the Gate

Hi everyone, welcome to our eighth Sunday of celebrating Emmanuel At Home.  Thanks again for joining us.   As many of you know the first weekend in May is when our parish ordinarily goes on a retreat to Shrine Mont in beautiful Orkney Springs, Virginia.  A parish retreat is no small undertaking and volunteer Joe Scott does a…

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