Were You There?

Every April Concord and neighboring towns stage re-enactments of the start of the War for Independence. Some citizens dress up in homespun brown colonial clothes, others in red coats. They camp overnight near the Old North Bridge and other historical locations, and starting at dawn, they act out their parts...

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The Way of Love

If, like me, you are fond of the English royals, you may have watched the broadcast of Prince Harry’s and Megan Markle’s wedding. If you did, you heard that joyful sermon given by our American Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry.   He spoke without notes, straight from the heart, about love....

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An Important Word from our Treasurer

 Trinity 2019 Budget Update and Invitation to Forum Budget Discussion March 10 at 9 a.m. (Daylight Savings Time!) As the vestry met each week in January to work toward a final 2019 budget, there were two guiding principles: to be as transparent as possible about Trinity’s financial situation in the...

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LENT-Who am I?

Dear Friends in Christ,   Many of you may share my love for Frederick Buechner’s writing and “down to earth” theology. In one of his reflections about the season of Lent (which begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6) Buechner suggests that Lent is an invitation to examine who we are,...

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Holy Courtesy!

In the lengthy run-up to the last presidential election my facebook homepage—once a location of happy reunions and delightful updates—seemed to morph into a very bad neighborhood. Unbidden rancor and ugly memes, spilling out of the political contest, crowded out baby pictures and niece-and-nephew-news and the amazing adulting adventures of...

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