In place of a Lenten reflection today, I want to share the news that I have accepted a call to join the clergy staff of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia. Here is a photo of the front quarter of the nave bedecked with candles for the weekly Celtic Eucharist on Sunday evenings. I have attended this service a few times in the past with clergy friends (like my friend Robin, foreground).
My heart is very full. I have so enjoyed my time at historic Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, and I will miss the wonderful people and the community. At the same time, I am thrilled to be joining this vibrant, big, busy, beautiful community of St. Stephen's. You'll be hearing more about this place in the future, I know, but for now, here's a link to their website.
My time at Bruton is drawing to a close. March 23 is my last day. I begin at St. Stephen's in early April after taking a couple of weeks off to savor life and get a thing or two done.
As Helen Keller said, life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Here's to the adventure.