Parish Newsletter

  • The Comforter – September 2019

    This issue of The Comforter reports on the accomplishments of one of our gifted youth, the major physical changes being considered with the expansion of Aronimink School, the passing of our beloved Jack Davis, and the connection between spirituality and justice. THE COMFORTER 1909 Sep2019

  • The Comforter – June 2019

    Posted June 8, 2019

    This issue of The Comforter reports on the Ladies Tea and a glorious wedding, and discusses what it means for church to be a learning community.THE COMFORTER 1906 Jun2019

  • The Comforter – May 2019

    Posted May 13, 2019

    The latest issue of The Comforter features a group response to our Lenten reading series on evangelism; a farewell to longtime parishioner Dave Darley; notices of upcoming events; reports on the Flea Market and Easter Egg Hunt; and notices of activities around the diocese.

  • The Comforter — April 2019

    Posted April 16, 2019

    The April 2019 issue of The Comforter contains important announcements about our busy-as-usual spring season, property updates, and an introduction to our new/former Parish Administrator, Gail Morgan. To download the newsletter, click here: THE COMFORTER 1904 Apr2019

  • The Comforter – December 2018

    Posted December 10, 2018

    This issue of The Comforter features announcements of upcoming events and gift collections, reports on the festive Spaghetti Dinner and the BAD BOYS 25th anniversary celebration, the notice of a long-time parishioner’s wedding, and some thoughts about the parish-diocese relationship.

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  • The Comforter – November 2018

    This issue of The Comforter features a report of the always-enjoyable Oktoberfest, notice of a memorial tree planted on our lawn, and announcements of various upcoming events.

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  • The Comforter – October 2018

    This edition of The Comforter features a photo report of another successful Rally Day, announcements of various upcoming events, and a preview of the Scripture readings that will be heard in October.

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  • The Comforter – September 2018

    This issue of The Comforter features announcements of several parish events as our program year bolts out of the gate at full speed: beginning with Rally Day on Sunday 16 September, and then on to various events in October and November, including meetings of the deanery and the diocese. See a warm report on the fall Garden Parties, as well as a revised schedule for the discernment transition and an earnest call by the Priest in Charge for full engagement from everyone in the discernment and search processes.

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  • The Comforter – June 2018

    The last Comforter before the summer break offers a report of the successful Annual Ladies Tea; thank-you notes for the Women’s Group Plant Sale and the Mother’s Day Mothers’ Home Dinner; an invitation to a Quiet Day being conducted on September 15 at Holy Comforter by Fr. David Beresford of Church of the Redeemer, Springfield; and a preliminary snapshot of the congregational strengths Thomas sees as we all begin to reflect on what Holy Comforter is now and what it hopes to be in the future, as we move into the process of calling new clergy leadership.

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  • The Comforter – May 2018

    Our active Spring 2018 continues with invitations to the Mother’s Day Mother’s Home Dinner and the Annual Ladies Tea, as well as an appreciative report with lots of pictures on the annual Flea Market. There is an artistic remembrance by Carol Estornell of beloved parishioner Joanne Folin, and Thomas expands on his call to the congregation to enter a period of discernment.

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