The Anglican Church of the Transfiguration

Church Life

What !!!   The pews are empty???

What !!! The pews are empty???

The Corona Virus has certainly changed the ways we think and the ways we socialize. Church is no exception. Every day that passes as I look out into the empty pews,  I pray that we soon will return to some kind of normal. I pray for every one in the congregation. I can see their faces sitting in the exact places they sit every Sunday. They are...

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Sew ….Where have you been??

Sew ….Where have you been??

The Bog Hoot Quilters Guild is alive and well! Despite some illness and "getting out of Dodge" for the winter, the ladies have been busy making and gathering items for the "Very Own Little Bags of Love" project that they have taken on as their own. The group has delivered around 100 quilts and other items needed for foster children placed by the...

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The Ladies of the Church  Had a Luncheon

The Ladies of the Church Had a Luncheon

On Wednesday September 11th,  the ladies of the church had their fall luncheon. It was a wonderful time. The gathering was preceded by a morning prayer service. Food was provided by all who came--and, of course, no luncheon would be complete without DESSERT!! Blessings to all who made this day such a special time. God continues to bless us...

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Music — The other way to give thanks and praise!

Music — The other way to give thanks and praise!

God works in wonderful ways! A few weeks ago, by chance encounter, Ron Rowe was driving by our church on Sunday morning. He saw our sign and decided to worship with us. On Sunday August 25th, Ron was moved to return with his lovely wife Carolyn. Discovering that this couple are traveling Gospel Singers, Father Gary invited them to sing a...

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I scream–You Scream—-WE all Scream For Ice Cream !!!

I scream–You Scream—-WE all Scream For Ice Cream !!!

On the evening of Thursday August 22, church members gathered upstairs in the Sanctuary for a patriotic hymn sing. Fr. Gary offered prayers followed by a patriotic concert and sing-along with music supplied by our new music system. A traditional "ice cream social" was then enjoyed downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. The ice cream and toppings were...

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Church Picnic — Good Time Had By All

Church Picnic — Good Time Had By All

Our second annual Church Picnic was held August 18 at Meg Harmon's house in Oxford. A great time was had by all. Father Gary cooked. (And not one person got sick--at least that we know of...) The young folks had a fun day--and the older folks enjoyed good conversation and a few laughs along the way. Even the dog "Baxter" got in a few licks. ...

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Remembering the Vietnam Service Veterans

Remembering the Vietnam Service Veterans

On Saturday, August 10 , Fr. Gary was invited by the American Legion  to  participate in a celebration at the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall in Conway, NH. He was asked to deliver the benediction, say a few words about that time in history, and offer prayers. Six wreaths were laid at the wall in honor of the fallen service men and women . The...

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There is Going to be an Ordination!

There is Going to be an Ordination!

What? For Sure! Our Sub-Deacon Steve Bunnell will be Ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons on Sept. 27, 2019 at the annual synod of the Diocese of the Northeast. Having recently passed his written and oral Diaconate examinations, Steve is scheduled in September to be Ordained as a Deacon in the Diocese of the Northeast, the Anglican Church in...

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