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Pentatonix films Christmas video at Calvary

When Pentatonix came to Memphis in early November, they stayed an extra day to film the video for one of the songs on their newest Christmas album. The video for "O Come, All Ye Faithful" was filmed in Calvary's nave and features members of the Calvary choir in the background. Take a look:  O Come, All Ye Faithful - Pentatonix Read More
Posted by Robyn Banks at Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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The Main-Court-4th-Washington Project

by Margaret Craddock On Oct. 23, 40 diverse, interested people gathered in the Mural Room to learn about Calvary’s immediate neighborhood and to consider what we might do to make large and small improvements that can attract larger investments. The group enjoyed a box lunch, heard Calvary parishioner Tim Huebner’s history of the neighborhood, saw the exciting plans for Calvary’s block, fanned out in five groups to walk sections of the area, and then reconvened for a... Read More
Posted by Robyn Banks at Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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A Simple Gift

'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free 'Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right,  'Twill be in the valley of love and delight. The lovely Shaker hymn, Simple Gifts , was written by Joseph Brackett in the mid-19th century. A slightly different version is in our 1982 Hymnal . Part of its loveliness, it seems to me, is that you don't need a Ph.D. to understand its meaning. The... Read More
Posted by Robyn Banks at Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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"For we need a little Christmas right this very minute"

by The Rev. Buddy Stallings, Priest-in-Charge Writing on the eve of the 2016 Election, which is permanently seared into our consciousnesses as individuals and writ large already in the history of the nation, I am thinking of happier things: the coming of one of our holiest seasons and the vibrant state of our parish. If life continues after tomorrow (and I for one am assuming that it shall), the most wonderful time of the year is barreling full speed toward us! Despite the creep of cynicism... Read More
Posted by Robyn Banks at Monday, December 5, 2016
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