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2013 Back to School Prayer Vigil

Every church seems to have their own spin on Back to School. We have a Back to School Prayer Vigil the Sunday before school starts. This year our county schools start on August 19; we’ll have our prayer vigil on … Continue reading

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Back to School Prayer Vigil

We have tried many things as a way of honoring Back to School. We don’t do a “Blessing of the Backpacks” as many Episcopal churches do (a former assistant rector was adamant that we bless people, not things). I had … Continue reading

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