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Living Into Your Priorities by Janet King

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.

Gravedigging Theology

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…

Another VBS in the Books by the Rev. Will Compton

As I write, the unofficial Vacation Bible School alma mater, “Father Abraham,” is ringing out from the parish hall. This is one of the best weeks at the Chapel of the Cross, rivaled only in its bustling activity, by the week of Day in the Country. The songs, the crafts, and the storytelling reminds me of Vacation Bible Schools of yore growing up at First Christian Church in Meridian.

Excellent Youth News!

I am thrilled to announce some exciting youth ministry news. After a thorough search and interviewing many great candidates, and with the invaluable help of Whitney Robinson, the Diocese of Mississippi’s Director of Youth Ministries, and several parishioners …

What’s In a Name? by Janet L. King

This past Friday, we received a call at the Chapel from a Memphis gentleman. He said that he and his wife would be driving through the area later in the day and they wondered if they could possibly look inside the Chapel and walk around the cemetery. The man explained that his wife was a direct descendent of the family that built the Chapel and that she had always wanted to see it.