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October Chimes

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, On Sunday, October 6, Christians around the world will celebrate “World Communion Sunday.” This a day that began in 1933, with one Presbyterian church in New Jersey and has grown into a worldwide movement, celebrated on the first Sunday of October. At St. Paul’s, we celebratecommunion every Sunday, so…

September Chimes

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Last year this time, I shared my current reading list in honor of back to school season. I heard from a lot of people who enjoyed that article, so I thought I’d make it a September tradition. I try to read both for professional reasons (theology, church management, biblical…

July/August Chimes

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, This July and August, we’re having a sermon series on our stained-glass windows. Our windows are beautiful pieces that were first installed at St. Paul’s in the 1880s church and moved to their current location in 1940. Many of the scenes are reproductions of window designs by some of…

June Chimes

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As the month of June begins, I know that many of you will be taking vacations with family and friends this summer. Having recently come back from vacation, it made me wonder about what a gift time off can be. We often struggle with time off in our culture….

May Chimes

An Easter message from Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton: Getting a phone call in the middle of the night is never a good thing. I remember the second time my father had open-heart surgery. It was a long procedure and a difficult one, and after it was done the doctor called us to his office and…