While on the family Virginia Creeper Campout on Labor Day weekend 10-year-old Anna Katherine Swart, daughter of Edwin G. Swart, III and Brooke M. Swart, received the sacrament of Holy Baptism. Anna Kate is photographed with Fr. Josh Hill, celebrant.
In September, Canon Chris Hackett had a training session for our Acolytes…some new and others serving in new Acolyte roles. Our newest additions: Matthew Arning, Alex Pippen, John Whitesell, Finn Winters, and Owen Winters. The youth who will move up to serving the Gospel and Epistle sides: Bayless Bolt, Bennett Everett, Rose Hammond, Charles Rogers, John Rogers(AE), Evan Schow (AE), Sally Whitesell, and Ella Wilds (AE).
The Cathedral Choir made its very first overnight trip, and it was a smashing success! September 10th & 11th the choir was in residence at All Souls Cathedral in Asheville, North Carolina. We spent time rehearsing music we will sing throughout the fall, preparing to sing the services at All Souls Cathedral on Sunday, and visiting the Biltmore Estate. The choir enjoyed the chance to get to know each other over meals and having fun. The services on Sunday included the 11:15 Hol