Browsing the July 2018 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

August 4-5, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/30/18

Today we celebrate the patronal feast of our Parish, the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. When Jesus went up the mountain with Peter, James, and John, his divinity became manifest in a way that it usually was not. The experience apparently did not last long, but it ... Read More »

July 28-29, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/26/18

Last week I thanked those who clean the church, launder our altar linens, and weed our gardens. Today I would like to thank another group of generous parishioners whose ministry also often goes unnoticed. These generous ministers, on a rotating basis, lead weekly communion services at local nursing homes, ... Read More »

July 21-22, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/18

There’s a saying: “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” I don’t know if that is really true, because God can also be encountered in the messiness of life, but having clean clothes and a clean house is a wonderful thing. Transfiguration Parish is blessed to have some wonderful and generous ... Read More »

July 15-16, 2018

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/10/18

Two weeks ago I shared with you the first three goals and strategies from the plan endorsed by the Pastoral Council. Last week I shared goals 4-6. Today I share the last three goals, 7-9. These ideas emerged from the Listening Sessions and the discussion of my summary by ... Read More »