When the Wine Runs Out

Good Afternoon, Here is Father James Homily for the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany. St John 2.1 We have determined that the more the “demon” occupied hymnal machine fights Father James any given Sunday the better his sermons. Last Sunday the hymnal machine had a triumphant day so this sermon is a doozy. Take a few

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Enter to Worship, Depart to Serve

Good Morning Dearly Beloved, I pray God is richly blessing you this season of Epiphany. It was great to be back at church yesterday after the weather kept us away the 1st Sunday after Epiphany. The following is my sermon from yesterday. I received very positive feedback so it is either a good one or

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Mass Sunday January 8th

Happy Snow Day! Regretfully due to the inclement weather Father James has cancelled Mass for Sunday January 8th, 2017. We encourage you to read, meditate and pray on the readings for The 1st Sunday after Epiphany found on pages 109 and 110 in the 1928 Book of Common Prayer. Have fun, stay safe and warm

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Christmas Eve Mass

Good Afternoon, Christmas Eve Mass will be held at 6:00 p.m. December 24th. We invite everyone to join us at 170 Watkins Cemetery Rd, Bryson City for this beautiful liturgy and to come to God’s table for the sacrament of Holy Communion. Remember we practice open communion at Saint Augustine’s, if you have been baptized

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Are You the One?

Blessings and Greetings in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Woohoo, our prayers for rain continue to be answered here in Western North Carolina. I pray you are joyful, warm and dry this cold rainy Saturday. Only eight more days until we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior. Back by popular demand

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What ARE we waiting for?

A while back Saint Augustine’s came up in conversation with a business acquaintance and she mentioned she had heard the preaching was good there. Father James is the cause and effect for that rumor. I am proud to be his Deacon. Click the link for his sermon for the First Sunday in Advent: http://wncanglican.org/podcast/what-are-we-waiting-for/ Have

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Gatlinburg

Good Afternoon my Friends, The death toll has risen and the destruction realized for our brothers and sisters in and around Gatlinburg. They are suffering greatly so let us pray: O Merciful God, and heavenly Father, who hast taught us in thy holy Word that thou dost not willingly afflict or grieve the children of

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Shepherds

HAPPY RAIN!!!!! Good Afternoon All, God is Blessing us with much needed and much prayed for rain! Let us not forget our brothers and sisters in East Tennessee. Gatlinburg and the surrounding community has been really set back on their heels due to wildfires. Let us put them and keep them in our prayers as

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