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Fr. Chris is taking a break from the newsletter this week, but will share a message next week. Have a blessed, safe and happy New Year celebration! Click here to read the rest of the newsletter. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Dec 21

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. Luke 2:8    Fr. Christopher Waters It is every pastor’s nightmare – something goes terribly wrong that threatens the worship of a high holy day. That was the case in 1818 when the organ at St. […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Dec 14

And at the seventh time he said, “Behold,  a little cloud like a man’s hand is rising from the sea.” 1 Kings 18:44    Fr. Christopher Waters It was three years after the Lord had ordered a drought to come upon the land. The people were miserable. The land was parched and crops had failed. Then […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Dec 7

O Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! Psalm 8:1    Fr. Christopher Waters Holy Scripture tells us that the angels surround the throne of God and endlessly praise to Him (Revelation 4:8). They stay so close to the throne that all they can see is the radiant beauty of the […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 30

I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High. Psalm 7:17    Fr. Christopher Waters This has been a wonderful week! But, before I tell you about that, let me start by telling you what I did a couple of weeks ago. As […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 23

Sing praises to the Lord, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name. Psalm 30:4    Fr. Christopher Waters Today is Thanksgiving Day. It is customary for family and friends to gather to enjoy a meal and be thoughtful about the many blessings God has given us. For this occasion, I thought it appropriate to […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 16

And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.”  Matthew 14:28    Fr. Christopher Waters I love the Indiana Jones movie series. Not only are they entertaining, occasionally they are even instructional. In a scene from Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade (1989), Professor Jones has to […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Nov 9

“Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I  return. The Lord  gave, and the Lord has taken away;  blessed be the name of the Lord.” Job 1:21  Fr. Christopher Waters In Last Sunday’s sermon, we learned of the changes coming in the life of the church, and I related it to 2 Chronicles 20:ff where Judah was faced with […]

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A Message From Father Chris – Nov 2

O LORD, I call to you; my Rock, do not be deaf to my cry; lest, if you do not hear me, I become like those who go down to the Pit. Psalm 28:1-2 Study of King David by Julia Margaret Cameron Fr. Christopher Waters What do you do when you are backed into a […]

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A Message From Fr. Chris – Oct 26

And he said, “Listen, all Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: Thus says the LORD to you, ‘Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed at this great horde, for the battle is not yours but God’s. 2 Chronicles 20:15     Fr. Christopher Waters Have you ever felt like you were […]

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