One to the Power of 3

Trinity Sunday. What does one say? The sermon on Trinity Sunday, you know, is always the one that the rector makes either the deacon or seminarian preach because you wind up talking in circles anyway. Wondering what I said in this blog about Trinity Sunday last year, I reached back into our electronic files only to discover and remember that Trinity Sunday was much later into June 2017. Hence, I did not write a Trinity Sunday blog last year. We all know the images. Father, Son and Hol... Read More
Posted by Dr. David Ouzts at Monday, May 21, 2018

And now, from a cubicle

Welcome to the Music Department. Yes, this is it. Our parish offices are now relocated in temporary space loaned to us by the lower school of St. Mary’s Episcopal School, diagonally across the street from our Walnut Grove Road church campus. The center of the lower school campus is Moss Hall, the majestic old brick mansion with white columns. The foyer is resplendent with a circular staircase, center chandelier and an Oriental carpet on the stairs. A former private home... Read More
Posted by Dr. David Ouzts at Monday, May 14, 2018

Grace, all sufficient

In March every year, the Holy Communion Ringers, our parish handbell choir, attends a local handbell festival. The festival, River City Ring, is sponsored by the West Tennessee Handbell Association, an affiliate of the Handbell Musicians of America. Church of the Holy Communion maintains memberships in both the local and national organizations. While our local handbell festival usually includes 10-15 choirs from around the region, some handbell festivals feature upwards of 75 choirs performi... Read More
Posted by Dr. David Ouzts at Friday, May 4, 2018