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Adult Education Part II

  What is Adult Education in your Church? by Lola Michael Russell, Staff Writer Featuring: Christ Church, Dover, by the Rev. Charles Weiss; St. Luke’s Church, by the Rev. Marianne Ell; and St. Peter’s Church, by the Rev. Jeffrey Ross In this, the second article on adult education in the diocese, we take a look
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Adult Education Part I

  What is Adult Education in your Church? Is it Working? Where is it Going? by Lola Michael Russell, Staff Writer Featuring: St. Thomas’s Church, by Lawrence Duggan; Christ Church Christiana Hundred, by the Rev. Stephen Setzer; and All Saints and St. George’s Church, by the Rev. Eunice Dunlap Adult education seems to be a
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The 233rd Annual Convention Wrap-Up

By Lola Michael Russell, staff writer Although it was wintry cold outside, it felt like summer inside the Princess Royale Hotel’s beautiful atrium overlooking the ocean on January 26 and 27, when 280 people participated in the diocesan annual convention in Ocean City, Maryland. The sun shone, and with the theme, Behold I make all
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I Love to Tell the Story

By the Rev. David Andrews I love to tell the story, for those who know it best Seem hungering and thirsting to hear it like the rest; And when in scenes of glory I sing the new, new song, ’Twill be the old, old story that I have loved so long. I love to tell
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Lifestyle Changes? …Resolutions? Well-th…Huh?

By Todd Harra Praise the Lord; the gym is empty again! It’s getting to be the time of year when the New Year baby is entering the toddler phase, meaning most of us have already shrugged off those lofty resolutions and moved on with our lives. And why not? Those pesky resolutions really get in
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Hate Has No Home Here: A Sign for the Times

By the Rev. Mark Harris The church sign on the corner in front of St. Peter’s Church, Lewes, read, Hate has no home here.” So did the sign on the rector’s lawn. They both appeared shortly after the violent demonstration in Charlottesville last August. At a difficult time in the life of the country, they
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The 233rd Annual Convention

By Lola Michael Russell, staff writer Although it was wintry cold outside, it felt like summer inside the Princess Royale Hotel’s beautiful atrium overlooking the ocean on January 26th and 27th, when 280 people participated in the diocesan annual convention in Ocean City, Maryland. The sun shone, and with the theme, Behold I make all
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Going Outside the Margins

  “One person’s margin is another person’s neighborhood. We are called to go there.”  By The Rev. Patricia Downing Go in peace to love and serve the Lord. Every Eucharist ends with this or similar directions. Having been renewed by the Spirit in worship, forgiven by an all loving God, connected to the divine by
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A Modern Itinerant Artist

By Jerry Hames An accomplished multi-media artist and watercolorist who loves to experiment, Caroline Coolidge Brown has many tools in her arsenal. Acrylics and chalk, pens and glaze, paper and tissue, maps and book pages, rubber stamps, cardboard stencils, and much more can be discovered in her Charlotte, North Carolina, studio. “It’s the curse of
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Regional Confirmation

“Declaration Day” By Lorri Camilleri, Family Minister, Saint Peter’s Church, Lewes   On a glorious late afternoon on November 5, eighteen adults and youth were confirmed, received, reaffirmed, and welcomed into the Episcopal Church with Bishop “Bud” Shand officiating at Saint Peter’s Church in Lewes.  This regional service welcomed members from three parishes in the diocese
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The Sacrament of Confirmation

As defined in the Catechism in The Book of Common Prayer, page 860, “Confirmation is the rite in which we express a mature commitment to Christ, and receive strength from the Holy Spirit through prayer and the laying on of hands by a bishop.” Most diocesan bishops offer the rite of Confirmation, and the accompanying rites of
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