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Generally Speaking: Clarifying through Quantifying

The Rt. Rev. Craig B. Anderson, Dean and President The General Theological Seminary In our last issue I noted that the Strategic Planning Committee of the Seminary had arranged for Tony Ruger, consultant to the Association of Theological Schools, to … Continue reading

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Generally Speaking: From Russia with Hope

The Right Rev. Craig B. Anderson, Dean and President The General Theological Seminary In response to an invitation to the Presiding Bishop from the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Alexy II, a delegation of fourteen Episcopalians journeyed … Continue reading

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Generally Speaking

The Rt. Rev. Craig B. Anderson, Dean and President The General Theological Seminary The February issue of our national church newspaper, Episcopal Life, contained an article about the current state of seminaries.  Largely a reaction to the Board for Theological … Continue reading

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GENERALLY SPEAKING Spring 1995

The Rt. Rev. Craig B. Anderson, President and Dean The General Seminary News   Spring 1995 As a new feature of what I hope you will agree is an improved publication, I plan to share thoughts and reflections about The General … Continue reading

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Rector’s Ruminations for June 2011

Essential Services My reflections this month are a continuation of some concerns that I expressed in my ruminations last month regarding paying taxes.  I stated that beyond the legal requirement, we have a moral opportunity and imperative to pay taxes … Continue reading

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RECTOR’S RUMINATIONS FOR JULY 2011

“Essential Services, Part II” As you may recall last month I reflected on what constitutes what we term “essential services” for and by the State given the threat of a government shutdown that loomed large.  I noted that the institution … Continue reading

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RECTOR’S RUMINATIONS AUGUST 2011 “Looking Back and Looking Ahead”

Our Bishop’s Visit on July 17th provided the Vestry with an opportunity to review our parish ministry since his last visit three years ago.  The results of that preparation are included in this issue of the newsletter entitled, “Vestry Report … Continue reading

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RECTOR’S RUMINATIONS FOR DECEMBER 2011

THE FIRST ‘E’ OF “S.E.E.” – ENVIRONMENT In my November Rector’s Ruminations, I invited your attention to a vision I S.E.E. (Stewardship, Environment, Evangelization) for Emmanuel Parish.  In reflecting on the “S” of S.E.E., Stewardship I noted that being a steward involves … Continue reading

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Rector’s Ruminations for September 2011

  “What does it mean to be a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Parish?” And, What Does Such Membership Mean to You”   On July 31st, I preached a sermon entitled, “What does it mean to be a member of Emmanuel … Continue reading

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RECTOR’S RUMINATIONS FOR OCTOBER 2011 “A VISION TO S.E.E.”

I have been thinking about and reflecting on our Parish Meeting and dinner on September 11th a good bit over the past few days.  Like many of you, I too, felt it was a special time. – the beautiful late … Continue reading

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