Posts from May 2014

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Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—May 29, 2014

by St Thomas Episcopal

Ascension Day! Forty days after Easter Day — marks the final earthly appearance by Jesus following the Resurrection. St Thomas Church will observe the day with a mid day service at 12:15 pm. If you happen to be in New York City tomorrow, most of the bigger churches have grand services, usually around mid-day as well. Music, […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—May 22, 2014

by St Thomas Episcopal

Jesus said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments…” Not “If you fear eternal damnation…” or “If you want to earn eternal life…” But “If you love me…” You can read the whole passage in John 14:15-21 And his commandment? That we love one another as he had loved us. As simple and as complicated as […]

Good News: A Weekly Update from St Thomas Church—May 1, 2014

by St Thomas Episcopal

Jesus appeared to his disciples several times during the forty days following the Resurrection. Sometimes he would just show up in the midst of them as they were in a locked room. Once they came upon him cooking fish on the beach. Often they didn’t recognize him until he called one of them by name, […]