Looking for the green leaves

I find myself looking for encouraging yet simple signs in nature as I open the curtains each morning. The white blanket of snow is receding while still showing the stark outlines of empty trees and barren branches. When will the buds appear? Sunnier brighter mornings auger the mystery of spring. I saw my first groundcover […]

A Year On

Our modern-day heroes and health care panelists invite St. Paul’s to navigate the wilderness of COVID-19 A year ago, we started to see strange things happening in other countries and began telling our members at St. Paul’s that we might want to think differently about sharing the cup at the eucharist. No-one could have imagined […]

Dancing from Ashes to Glory!

Hillary Burdette and Bob Whittaker recently shared how important the confirmation process was for their daughter Louella. Louella was recently featured in a Clergy Conversation with Van Williams who was one of her sponsors when she was confirmed by our bishop in Bryn Mawr, along with 9 other young members. As we celebrate our baptismal […]

Chestnut Hill Conservancy Looks at Racism through our Cultural Heritage and Architecture

In our History at Home Then and Now series of jigsaw puzzles, we pair two images, offering different levels of difficulty, Beginner and Expert. For this month’s Then and Now puzzles, we’re featuring images of St. Martin-in-the-Fields church on the corner of West Willow Grove Avenue and St. Martins Lane. The ‘Now’ image is from […]

The Most Reverend Frank Griswold joins us for a chat

The Most Reverend Frank Griswold – speaks candidly at our upcoming Clergy Conversations Bishop of Chicago 1987-1997, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal church 1998-2006 I first met Frank Griswold at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London in June 2007, at the ordination to the diaconate of a mutual friend – James Rosenthal. Jim was the head […]