Posts from March 2020

Posts from March 2020

Prayer Resources during COVID-19

Beloved, As we continue during these days of social distancing, I commend to you these prayer resources for your own daily prayers. As more become available (or I remember existing ones that are pertinent), I will post them here and reference them. Peace to you, For easier navigation, click on the resource to jump to a section: from The Book of Common Prayerfrom Evangelical Lutheran Worshipfrom Psalmsfrom Virginia Theological Seminaryfrom Forward Movement from The Book of Common Prayer In the…

Responding to COVID-19

UPDATED: October 21, 2020 | 2:00 PM We Need Your Voice! St. Patrick’s and Our Saviour 2021 Pledge Campaign Video *We will have one final opportunity to record at the church this Sunday morning. The church will have cardboard and markers for everyone to use. After the 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM services, we will have a camera set up and ready to record testimonials. Bring your cardboard or pick up some pasteboard on the way into church that morning! Trunk-or-Treat Updates…

Lent 2020 Music Notes

Dear Friends, As we prepare to enter the season of Lent, you will certainly notice that the service music has changed to reflect the penitential nature of this season. First, rather than singing a Processional Hymn and the Gloria in excelsis Deo, our service on the First Sunday of Lent will began with the Great Litany. This alternating chant setting was composed by John Merbecke (ca.1510 – ca. 1585), an early Anglican composer. Martin Luther hailed the Litany as one of the greatest…