The Rev. Dale Grandfield: Good Enough

One childhood psychologist, D. W. Winnicott, developed the idea of the “good enough parent” as a way to describe (if I understand it correctly) parenting that is nurturing enough to foster a healthy and life-giving upbringing, and imperfectly human enough to help the child discover that…

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The Rev. Jeanne Leinbach: Let’s Tell the Stories of Our Faith

In February, the Vestry and Clergy, along with other St. Paul’s parishioners, attended Diocesan Convocation held at Kalahari Convention Center in Sandusky. Convocation is an annual event when lay and clergy from around the Diocese come together for inspiration, learning, fellowship and worship – all are…

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In Light of the Events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Preface to the Sermon on Sunday, August 13, 2017: It is with an extremely heavy heart that I stand here to preach today after witnessing the events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA this weekend.  I know that you, too, are struggling with these events, too. As…

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The Church Has Been ‘Called for a Time Such as This’

Few of us would disagree with the assessment that this year’s presidential campaign is one of the most acrimonious we have ever experienced.  We are all accustomed to candidates promising sure-fire solutions to complicated problems based on assumptions on which reasonable people can disagree.   We have…

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