The Rev. Ben Robertson preaches a sermon for the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord at the Chapel of the Cross.
Are you new to the Episcopal Church? Want to know more about the Episcopal Church? Need a refresher course on when and how to cross yourself during worship? We have just the opportunity for you! Adult confirmation classes begin weekly on Tuesday, March 26, from 6-7:30p in the Parish Hall.
On Sunday, 20 January, at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall, the parish will gather for our Annual Meeting. On that day, there will be one worship service, at 10 a.m. in the Parish Hall, with Holy Eucharist, reports from the Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Treasurer, and Rector, Vestry elections, and a potluck lunch. The Chapel will provide chicken and rolls, please plan to bring a side dish or dessert (please make note of allergens.) Children’s Church and nursery will be available during the service and meeting.
The 192nd Annual Council of the Diocese of Mississippi will convene in Hattiesburg at the Lake Terrace Convention Center, January 25-27. AnnualCouncil is a time when Episcopalians in the Diocese of Mississippi gather together to “do the work of the Church.” Note: There will be one service of Morning Prayer here at the Chapel at 10a on Jan. 27.
From the Blog
I would like to discuss a few numbers this December that are important to the Chapel of the Cross.
Oh, Buddy, stop stuffing biscuit and fetch our buggy. Help me find my hat. We’ve thirty cakes to bake.
Give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light…It is Advent. Advent begins in darkness. Whether that be literal darkness because the days are getting shorter leading up to the Winter Solstice, or be it that our lives are filled with darkness: violence, division, name-calling, labeling, fear, intolerance, and yes…hate.