Archives for Apr 2012

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Good Shepherd Sunday - the Fourth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday is commonly called Good Shepherd Sunday because the Gospel lesson in each of the three years in the Lectionary cycle is from Jesus' discourse in John 10 where he proclaims, "I am the good shepherd." What do you normally think of when you hear the word shepherd? ...Read More

Times of transition

When I look back a year or even just four months when we went to Sunday mornings at our new location, so much has happened. The obvious, to most of you, is where we worship and the excitement that God is building...Read More

In the midst

Looking at this coming Sunday's Gospel lesson we see Jesus' friends gathering in community after his death and resurrection. As they experienced loss, fear, and an inexplicable turn of events, these people went back to their basic network of relationships to try and sort things out. It was in that place that Jesus appeared in their midst...Read More

Baptism and Confirmation

Holy Baptism is one of two Sacraments we celebrate at All Saints Dallas along with the global Anglican family. Baptism is the rite of initiation into the Body of Christ. Confirmation recognizes the faith an individual has placed in Christ, prays for an increasing work of the Holy Spirit in each person, and admits them into the global Anglican family. ...Read More

Fifty days of Easter

Christmas has 12 days of celebration. Lent is observed over 40 days. But Easter invites our meditations to stay focused on the resurrection and resurrection power for a full 50 days. This is the liturgical way, to give time and attention to the acts of God in history, in our lives....Read More

Easter Day

Easter was known in the early Church as Pascha, from the Greek "paschein" and closely related to the Hebrew Passover....Read More

The Journey to Easter

We don't just skip into Easter Sunday like it's any other Sunday. It's not. The whole basis of Christianity rises or falls on the reality of what took place on that morning....Read More