Father Terry's Blog

Parish Survey to open Easter Sunday; Sign up for a focus group

March 28, 2023

The time to give your input to guide the search for a new Rector of St. Anna’s is almost here! On Easter Sunday, April 9, all parishioners for whom St. Anna’s has an email address will receive a link to a questionnaire drafted by the Search Committee.  (Paper copies will be available for those who […]

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Vestry Retreat

March 9, 2023

In February your Vestry went on retreat. We arrived at the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center on Friday evening. That evening was spent in prayer and reflection. The following day and a half were devoted to the present and future time, life, and ministries of Saint Anna’s Episcopal Church. Time Talent and Treasure are often the […]

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AnnaGram: Lent, Confirmation, Vestry Retreat

March 7, 2023

There is so much in this AnnaGram, good poetry, essays, reflections, reports on the Dodwell House, Confirmation, Retreats, read mark learn and inwardly digest as the BCP says. It’s good stuff. Click on the Link below (*): (*) AnnaGram 2-25 to 3-25 2023

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Saint Anna’s in the German News 7-6-2017

March 2, 2023

Thursday, July 6, 2017             The Third Page                       The Newspaper of Baden Germany   THE NAMES OF THE DEAD In New Orleans, a Pastor Fights Against the Widespread Violence and the Cult of the Gun in America – With a  Memorial for the Victims   Treme; the name has a certain ring. In the […]

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Karen Judge’s Report to the Congregation

February 26, 2023

As most of you know, Fr. Bill will be retiring on July 23 rd of this year. A Search Committee has been formed with the approval of your Vestry. This now becomes the time we must start to search for a new rector, one that we all have a voice in choosing. The Search Committee […]

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Fr. Bill’s Website Post

February 15, 2023

On Sunday July 23, the Feast of St. Anna's, The Very Rev. William "Bill Terry", will celebrate his last mass at St. Anna's and retire as Rector of the church. We will celebrate his service and ministry to the church on that Feast Day. This transition has been anticipated for the past five years. Within […]

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A Sermon on the Baptism of Our Lord and our own baptisms. ENJOY!

January 12, 2023

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The Hebrew Bible: A Jewish Perspective for Christian Listeners (A Lenten Teaching Series)

December 29, 2022

This class will study significant texts from the Hebrew Bible from both historical and modern Jewish perspectives. We will consider new interpretations of well-known stories from the Torah/Pentateuch, also exploring the Priestly sacrificial system, prophetic visions of social justice, and poetic mythologies. We will discuss what the HB meant for Jews 2,700 years ago, and […]

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Inquirers Classes starting in January

Court intrigue! The history of the Anglican Church and Episcopal Church are filled with all manner of intrigue and perspectives. Was the Episcopal Church really started “because Henry wanted a divorce?” Or, was there more to it than that? Is the Episcopal Church really a reformed version of the Catholic Church, “Catholic light?” How do […]

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The December AnnaGram: A trip to the border; A reflection on Advent; an exciting Lent series.

December 19, 2022

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