Wind and Rain

The Monsoon season in Arizona has been a part of life in the desert since I came here in high school.  I love the storms.  As a boy I watched fronts move across the Mississippi skies from the Gulf of Mexico, and when I was older I chased tornadoes in the Mississippi Delta where you…

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The Holy Spirit and Holy Orders

Pentecost is Sunday.  The name means literally “fifty days.” It is the 50th day after Easter and Passover in particular.  It was the feast to celebrate the Israelites eating from the first fruits of the promised land. It marked the end of exile and the beginning of a new nation and people. There is a…

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In Perspective

The park rangers who work at the Echo Canyon entrance to Camelback Mountain see the mountain differently than the people who walk it everyday. If you have hiked Camelback Mountain you know the power of perspective.  You can feel in turns like you are almost finished and moments later like you will never reach the…

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Associate Rector’s Note

I am pleased to announce that we have been blessed in our search for our new Missioner for Children and Families and our new Communications and Administrative Assistant!  Shana Halpin is joining us as the new Missioner to our Children and Families.  Jody Cash is joining our team as Communications and Administrative Assistant.  Both of…

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