Author Archives: Joy Hunter

Easter and the Coronavirus; In Interview with Bishop Lawrence

An Interview with Bishop Mark Lawrence by Joy Hunter Bishop, for many of us this will be the first time in our lives we won’t be in church on Easter morning. No Easter lilies; No packed crowd singing “Welcome Happy … Continue reading

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“Shopmas,” Advent & Christmas

An Advent/Christmas Interview with Bishop Mark Lawrence In late November 2019, I had an opportunity to chat with Bishop Lawrence about Christmas and Advent. What follows is a condensed version of our conversation – Joy Hunter, Diocesan Communications Director Bishop, … Continue reading

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Seeking a Lenten discipline? Don’t be surprised at what you need

Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Dear Friends, “O Happy Guilt” today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.  More often than not, when I served as a busy parish priest a glimpse of Lent right around the corner could fill … Continue reading

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I am lashed to Christ and lashed to you. Writing following SC Supreme Court ruling

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.”  Psalm 16:8 Thursday evening Allison and I returned to Charleston.  We were on vacation … Continue reading

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