A Call to Prayer from Archbishop Foley Beach Regarding the Situations in Afghanistan, Haiti and the Ongoing COVID Pandemic

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   Like many of you, I have been soberly watching the situation unfolding in Afghanistan.  I know it has surfaced many emotions for people across the world, especially those who have personal connections with Afghanistan and the Afghan people.  Whether justified or unjustified, war is always a tragic consequence…

The Gospel and Human Need (Part 2)

In my previous post, I wrote about the Christian imperative to respond to human need, specifically in relation to the situation on the U.S. southern border. This calling transcends and goes before the political concerns regarding policy and national immigration philosophy. As Christians, our calling to care for the poor and vulnerable cuts through the…

COVID Protocol Update for Sunday Worship

August 13, 2021   Dear Holy Trinity Family,   Over the last few weeks, we have seen a significant spike in COVID cases in Wake County due to the spread of the Delta variant.  In response to this trend, Raleigh’s mayor, Mary Ann Baldwin, has decided to impose a mask mandate on all indoor activities…

Planning for Coming Out of COVID

Dear Holy Trinity Family,   It has been a long hard year!  But spring has come and there is a sense of anticipation in the air as we long for the end of this pandemic.  Although the news coming in from around the world is a mix of the tragic and the hopeful, we seem…

Remembering John Stott

It was a bitterly cold January afternoon and rain was pinging sideways off the windows when John Stott emerged from his study. It was teatime and a large pot was brewing on the small counter of the kitchenette of The Hermitage, Uncle John’s cozy living quarters in one of the old farm buildings at the…

The Enormity of God’s Love for Us

In chapter three of his letter to the Ephesians, the Apostle Paul offers this prayer for the members of the church: may [you] have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge… (vv.18-19). This is a…