Friday, May 25, 2012
Letter from the Rt Rev John Guernsey
May 27, 2012
The Rev. David Wilson
The Anglican Parish of Christ the Redeemer
South Hills, PA
Dear David+ and the Saints of Christ the Redeemer,
Greetings in the Name of Jesus Christ, the only Lord and only Savior of the world. On this final Sunday in your church building, I want you to know that your brothers and sisters in Christ throughout the Anglican Church in North America stand with you and are praising God for your sacrificial witness.
“Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.” (1 Peter 4:12-13)
As you meet in your new home next week on Pentecost, may the Holy Spirit empower you afresh to share Jesus with a community that needs Him so very much. Great challenges are ahead of you, but the Lord is faithful and He will meet your every need.
To God be the glory!
The Rt. Rev. John A. M. Guernsey
Bishop of the Mid- Atlantic, ACNA