The Rev. Will Compton preaches a sermon for Holy Cross Day at the Chapel of the Cross.
Is your child a 5th grader or older? Does he or she want to join the Sacred Order of Acolytes? Please let Will Compton know, or you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will have training on September 17th at 12:15.
SUNDAY SCHOOL RESUMES September 10! We meet from 10:00 – 10:45 in the Education Building, with children (ages 3 – 6th grade) downstairs, and youth and young adult classes upstairs. See you at the Chapel!
Due to installation of a new air conditioning system in the Chapel, ALL SERVICES THIS SUNDAY, 27 August will be in the Parish Hall. WE WILL BE BACK IN THE CHAPEL the next Sunday, 3 September.
From the Blog
Here at Chapel, we use the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd curriculum for our Sunday School through 6th grade, something for which I have been receiving training. Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting the work of Baptism to two brothers who will receive the Sacrament of Baptism next month. This was my first time to present a CGS work to children, and I was so nervous!
When you look up the definition of the word “priority”, the dictionary says: a thing that is regarded as more important than another. I think that we all have priorities. For some of us, they are home and family. For others, they are exercise and well-being. For yet others, they are work and accomplishment.
What we do at the Chapel of the Cross when a member of our community dies is hospitality like none other. It is community. It is compassion. It is love. Though it is all of these wonderful things, it is still much much more. I have called it theology in action and that is exactly what it is, but it is something even more profound than that…