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LENT AT WASHINGTON MEMORIAL CHAPEL

LENT AT WASHINGTON MEMORIAL CHAPEL: Each Wednesday morning during Lent we will gather at 11:00 AM for a read Eucharist Service that will take place in the choir section of the Chapel.  One of our priests will lead the service that will anticipate the theme of the evening Lenten Vespers. On Wednesdays we will again […]

RECTOR’S FORUM ~ LENT

RECTOR’S FORUM FOR LENT:  Rector’s Forum meets on Sundays at 9:00 AM (Patriots’ Hall) and on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM (Bishop White Library.  Father Krueger has created a study entitled Praying and Singing the Psalms of Lent. Each session will focus on the unique message and inspiration of specific Psalms and beloved hymns of the […]

Joseph: The Womb That Sheltered Mary Matthew 1: 18-25

The Fourth Sunday in Advent, December 17/18, 2016 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist What does it mean to be a man? That is a question that a lot of teenaged boys are struggling to answer as they mature in our modern society. We have made progress in encouraging a […]

Faithfulness in a time of turbulence + Matthew 11: 2-11

The Third Sunday in Advent, December 10/11, 2016 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist Anyone who has ever flown on an airplane has heard that dreaded announcement: From the flight deck ~ this is your Captain speaking. We are encountering some turbulence. Please remain in your seats with your seatbelts […]

In All Things ~ JOY – Luke 21: 5-19

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost [Proper 28], November 12/13, 2016 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA +The Rev. Roy Almquist He rules the world with truth and grace, And makes the nations prove The glories of His righteousness, And wonders of His love. Joy to the World in mid-November? You can be forgiven if you are […]

THE Holy flirtation ~ Luke 6: 20-31

All Saints’ Sunday, November 5-6, 2016 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist Once we get beyond Christmas and Easter, the holiday most cherished by Christian people is Mother’s Day. I suppose one of the reasons we cherish Mother’s Day is that it reminds us of our unqualified indebtedness to others […]

Crossing The Bridge + Luke 18: 9-14

Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost [Proper 25], October 22/23, 2016 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA – The Rev. Roy Almquist Most good stories have a plot with a conflict. The narratives we most enjoy have a hero and a villain … a good guy and a bad guy … Harry Potter and Voldemort. “Two men […]

The Tale of the PERSISTENT Widow + Luke 18: 1-8

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost [Proper 24], October 15/16, 2010 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA  - The Rev. Roy Almquist   In nineteenth century America there was a man who failed in business at the age of 21.  This man decided to run for elective office, but was defeated.  He failed again in a second […]