Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church


From the Staff @ HIEC

Entering Into Lent

Feb 24, 2017

A few years ago I had a scary encounter with a masked man wielding a knife. I remember him with gratitude, though, since he was an orthopedic surgeon to whom I paid hundreds of dollars (thanks to good insurance) to correct some problems with my...

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The Lenten Wilderness

Feb 16, 2017

Lent is the season in which we are urged to prepare ourselves for Easter by entering into the wilderness with Christ for 40 days. That journey begins in the ashes of this past Wednesday and leads us to the new fire of Easter Eve and Day.The...

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Practicing the Presence of God

Feb 14, 2017

The parish retreat is this weekend. Some eighty-five of us are attending. By stepping away from the frenetic pace of Atlanta, we are entering the ancient practice of observing and participating in the presence of God. Monastics who cloister...

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Called to Care

Feb 06, 2017

On occasion I conclude meetings with the benediction, "Be careful out there!"While I'd like to claim that it comes from sacred text, it's actually a phrase from the old television show, "Hill Street Blues." At the end of every morning briefing...

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What in the World is Interim Ministry?

Jan 31, 2017

The first thing I know about interim ministry is that it involves moving from one place to another, one chapter of living to another, and very often includes all the emotions of major transitions in life -- grief, a sense of loss, renewed energy...

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