A Measure of Faithfulness

by Steve Sittnick My wife, Cava, and I have been members of Holy Communion for three years and longtime pledging Episcopalians. I have been asked to deliver a brief personal reflection on stewardship. I consider the act of pledging as a one of the expressions of my faith – an act of personal devotion to God. I confess that when I consider what our pledge should be, I am drawn more toward just how God has been faithful to us through the years, rather than to the compelling... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Holy Communion's Communion of Saints: A Stewardship Reflection

“For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ.  For in fact the body is not one member but many.” (1 Corinthians 12: 12, 14) Shirley and I have found that saints abound within Holy Communion. This last year has been a challenge, for within two days of my retirement, we entered Methodist Hospital Germantown and resided there for upwards of a month. What began as the removal of Shirley’s gall bladder... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Friday, October 17, 2014
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17th-Century Politics and the Beauty of Mendelssohn

by Henry Busby Three consecutive years constitute a long time, and the way in which one chooses to spend them will no doubt affect the remainder of that individual’s existence. I spent the last three years earning a baccalaureate degree at the University of Memphis, honing my skills as an amateur historian and singing in the Parish Choir at CHC, and I can safely declare that such a lifestyle has been – in my case, at least – wholly beneficial. I have certainly missed out on what... Read More
Posted by Cara Modisett at Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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