Almighty and everliving God, source of all wisdom and
understanding, be present with those who take counsel
in The Diocese of Michigan for the renewal and mission of your
Church.Teach us in all things to seek first your honor and glory. Guide
us to perceive what is right, and grant us both the courage to
pursue it and the grace to accomplish it; through Jesus Christ
our Lord. Amen.
We welcome the Members of the Board of Directors of the Dominican Development Group to the Dicoese of Michigan this weekend They will participate in the 180th Convention of the Diocese of Michigan before they hold their semi-annual meeting on October 27, 2014, in Detroit. Our guest preacher this Sunday will be The Rt. Rev William Skilton.
The Rt. Rev. William Skilton (left) stands with the Rt. Rev. Julio Cesar Holguin,
bishop of the Episcopal Church of the Dominican Republic
Sunday October 26
Organ Recital, 3:40 p.m.
Joshua Boyd, guest organist
Choral Evensong, 4:00 p.m.
with the Boy and Girl Choristers
Service Washington Canticles--David Hogan
Responses Craig Phillips
Psalm 103 Benedic, anima mea--chant: Kellow Pye
Anthem: I will sing of thy great mercies --
Our Guest Preacher
The Rev'd Dr. Stephen Butler Murray is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Preach-
ing at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. Previously, he was the Senior Pastor of The First Baptist Church of Boston, Massachusetts, American Baptist Chaplain to Harvard University and Denominational Counselor and Lecturer in Ministry at Harvard Divinity School, and the founding Dean of the College and Associate Professor of Theology at Barrytown College. He has served as the pastor of American Baptist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and United Church of Christ congregations in Massachusetts and New York, as the chaplain and on the faculty of Endicott College, Skidmore College, and Suffolk University, and was an administrator at Yale University's Dwight Hall Center for Public Service and Social Justice. He serves on the national Emerging Theologians Task Force of the American Baptist Churches - USA and is an invited participant in the national, multi-denominational Baptist-Muslim Dialogue program. He previously served as a denominational delegate to the National Council of Churches, was the founding Managing Editor of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue, and is a past President of the North American Paul Tillich Society.
He is the author of Reclaiming Divine Wrath: A History of a Christian Doctrine and Its Interpretation (Peter Lang, 2011), co-editor with David L. Bartlett and Claudia Ann Highbaugh of the festschrift for Harry Baker Adams, Crossing By Faith: Sermons on the Journey from Youth to Adulthood (Chalice Press, 2003), and co-editor with Aimee Upjohn Light of the multi-volume set God in Popular Culture (ABC-CLIO, 2015). His academic work focuses on the history and contemporary relevance of Christian theology and ethics, inter-religious dialogue, and religion and the arts.
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Scott Hunter, Dean
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