In the evening darkness on Sunday, Nov. 1, the new steeple at St. Michael’s will be illuminated for the first time. The lights, supporting hardware, and labor to install them have all been made possible by a generous donation from Jean Howe. Thank you, Jean, for making this possible.
We continue to receive comments from people from within and without the parish what a wonderful addition the steeple is to the design of the church. It is a graceful presence, with one’s eyes drawn skyward looking at it. Being a church spire it indicates something of God being sought and experienced. Sought by that lifting of focus heavenward for guidance, comfort, and strength; found in spirit of the congregation and visitors below. God’s presence comes into focus in the searching and seeking, and in the doing and being. It is found not just heavenward, but within the walls of the church and in the programs and ministries of the parish and its people. ... Read more in the Newsletter