Archive for June, 2012

The Patriarch’s Comment on the Decision of the Supreme Court

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

I have been struggling at how to respond to the recent Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Healthcare Act. What is clear is that I am not a politician though I have political views. Nor am I by any stretch of the imagination a legal expert, particularly a constitutional legal expert. So when it comes […]

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Sermon Library Now Available On-Line

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Church of the Messiah is pleased to announce that we now have a library of recent sermons available on our web-site.  Sermons from the last six weeks including a sermon by Archbishop Charles Jones and sermons by Fathers Paysinger and Looker are available. These sermons include the messages from Pentecost, Graduation Sunday, and Fathers’ Day.  […]

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Sunday’s Sermon Is Now Available On-Line

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

We have finally found the right combination of technology to allow us to post our sermons on-line.  Up until now, we have been unable to do so because the files were too large.  We now are able to edit the files into two different files that will allow us to post the sermons in two […]

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COM’s Men’s Ministry to Attend Jacksonville Sharks Game June 23rd

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Saturday, June 23, the Men’s Ministry of Church of the Messiah will be going to watch the Jacksonville Sharks, our defending Arena Football League champions, take on the Cleveland Gladiators.  We will meet at Chicago Pizza in the Jacksonville Landing at five o’clock and then heading over to Veterans’ Memorial Arena for the seven o’clock […]

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Graduation Sunday Sermon Now Available On-Line

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

We are currently working to make our Sunday sermons available on the web-site.  For now, here is Fr. Looker’s sermon from Graduation Sunday. Father Looker June 3, 2012

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Change of Venue This Sunday

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

This weekend is one of Jacksonville University’s annual summer events.  That means that it is one of the few times in the year we need to temporarily relocate.  This Sunday only, we will be meeting in the Gooding Auditorium.  (Click HERE for a newly updated map!)  The time will not change.  Services begin at 10:30.  […]

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The Patriarch’s 2012 Foundation Day Message

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, “I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase.” (1 Corinthians 3.6) There is no question in my mind that the Lord God wants to give increase to His Church. The very story of Pentecost tells that on that day about three thousand were added to them. (Acts […]

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This Tuesday is North Florida’s Monthly Ultreya

Monday, June 11th, 2012

This Tuesday night, June 12, is Church of the Messiah’s monthly Ultreya.  An Ultreya is a reunion gathering for anyone who has attended a Tres Arroyos weekend or another similar four-day retreat (like Cursillo, Walk to Emmaus, Via de Christo, etc…).  We will have a fellowship meal, time for grouping, brief lay and clergy talks, […]

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Upcoming Men’s Seminar on June 9th

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Saturday, June 9th, Fr. Bill Jordan and the men of Prince of Peace are pleased to host Archbishop Charles “Chuck” Jones in a special Men’s Seminar.  The event will be held at Prince of Peace, CEC on the west side of Jacksonville (see MAP) .  The schedule is as follows: 9am—9:30am          Coffee & Danish 10am-10:50am        Session 1 […]

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