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OUTREACH “THANK YOU NOTES”

OUTREACH “THANK YOU NOTES”: The Outreach Committee has received several gracious thank you notes for donations from Washington Memorial Chapel. They include: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church for our donation of $500. (for new kitchen equipment,)  Women Against Abuse for our donation of $1,125. and Operation Gratitude for the many hats and scarves our Chapel volunteers […]

SEEING INVISIBLE PEOPLE – John 4: 5-42

Third Sunday in Lent, March 18/19, 2017 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist I see dead people! Some of you movie buffs may remember that great line from M. Night Shyamalan’s spooky classic, The Sixth Sense, the story of a little boy, played by then angelic Haley Joel Osment, who […]

A Mountain Top experience – Matthew 17: 1-9

The Transfiguration of Our Lord, February 25/26, 2017 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA ~ The Rev. Roy Almquist Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes […]

The unforgettable SERMON – Matthew 5: 1-12

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ~ January 28-29, 2017 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist With its fourteen buildings, Rockefeller Center in Manhattan was, at its time, the largest private construction project ever undertaken. The complex was conceived out of the great success of American capitalism in the early […]

SHALL WE GATHER AT THE RIVER? – Matthew 3: 13-17

The Baptism of Our Lord, January 14/15, 2017 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA ~ The Rev. Roy Almquist Shall we gather at the river, Where bright angel feet have trod, With its crystal tide forever ~ Flowing by the throne of God? Refrain: Yes, we’ll gather at the river, The beautiful, the beautiful river; […]

Fantasy From The Outside – Matthew 2: 1-12

Festival of the Epiphany of Our Lord, January 7/8, 2017 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist Moving quietly and majestically, they appear out of the dimness of our human imagining. At first they are just undulating shadows. Eventually we see their form in the eyes of our faith tradition. They […]