Posts Tagged “Christian”

The History of the Episcopal Shield

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The History of the Episcopal Shield

The shield was adopted by the General Convention of 1940 and is rich in symbolism.  The red cross on a white field is the St. George Cross, an indicator of our link to the Church of England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.  The miniature crosses in the blue quadrant symbolize the nine original…

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Congregational Ministries

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Congregational Ministries

Buildings & Grounds Committee Jim Cassel & Kevin Vesely co-chairpersons With the older facilities and buildings at St. James’, the Buildings and Grounds committee faces many challenges. We always have ongoing painting, electrical, carpentry, general clean up and fund raising projects. We are always seeking people who would like to help. Even if you don’t consider…

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Ministries

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Ministries

For most people, the word ministry calls to mind ordained persons – bishops, priests and deacons. In fact, the word ministry has a far broader reference than merely to the ordained. Its essential meaning originates in baptisms. It pertains to every Christian person. Ministry is the activity of the entire body of Christ. Each person…

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