As we near the end of the Church year we enter into a season of Thanksgiving. We are reminded of all the blessing for which we must give thanks to God, country, family, friends, to name a few. This year we are hosting the Community Thanksgiving Service at St. Mary’s at 7pm on Tuesday November 26th. I hope to see you all there. The Sunday before Thanksgiving marks the Feast of Christ the King, the final Sunday of the Church Year and a Sunday when we can turn our attention to Christ without all the extra trimmings that go with Christmas and Easter. This Sunday was conceived in relatively recent times by Pope Pius XI in 1925 and only moved to the final Sunday of the Church Year in 1970. Episcopal Churches have only celebrated this feast since adopting the Revised Common Lectionary in 2006.

We are now moving toward Advent, which I will say more about in the next Evangeline.

Blessings, Justin+