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Anchors Aweigh (Dcn. Leeann’s Farewell Sermon)

November 15, 2015
The Rev. Dcn. Leeann Culbreath
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“A ship is safe in the harbor, but that’s not what ships are built for.”

This is Dcn. Leeann Culbreath’s farewell sermon, as our beloved deacon now leaves us to embark on a new journey, one in which her many gifts will likely be used in even larger contexts across the Diocese, and perhaps beyond. Please keep Dcn. Leeann in your prayers.

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“Pruning to Thrive”

May 3, 2015
The Rev. Dcn. Leeann Culbreath
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“When we truly thrive as a church, and as individuals, we yield mature fruit bursting with God’s love. And that fruit is for others, because branches don’t live off their own fruit. We become Jesus’ disciples as we share that fruit with friends and strangers alike, helping them to also thrive. Not just survive, but truly thrive.”

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November 9, 2014

November 9, 2014
The Rev. Dcn. Leeann Culbreath
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❝We are all in contact with vulnerable women, whether we know it or not, and we are all called to respond to the suffering in the world with our unique gifts wherever we are. We don’t have to have a shirt emblazoned with the St. Anne’s logo to go out and minister to the suffering or lost. Ministry can happen anywhere.❞

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July 20, 2014

July 20, 2014
The Rev. Dcn. Leeann Culbreath
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❝We all have ‘wheat’ and ‘tares’ in us, and it’s often hard—sometimes impossible—to tell the difference. The stories of our lives include good and bad, sin and redemption, pain and joy. What parts of our lives will bear fruit worthy of the Kingdom often are unknown to us, or slowly unfolding.❞

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