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Psalm 81

While this sounds somewhat like the call to the Feast of Tabernacles, the whole seventh month (Tishri) is consumed in various celebrations following the olive harvest: Trumpets (1st), the Day of Atonement (10th) and then Tabernacles (15th). The psalmist mentions … Continue reading

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Admin: Parish Rituals

An offline question led to the realization I’ve never actually discussed rituals for our parish. There is a sense in which we can’t do them. One, we don’t have anyone officially designated as our priestly pastor, someone to handle the … Continue reading

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Zechariah 7

Based on the Old Testament calendar, this message is dated December 518 BC. There came a delegation of folks from Bethel, 10 miles (16km) to the north and bit east. We recall a significant number of people escaped the Babylonian … Continue reading

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