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TRAIL WORKDAY #2 – This Saturday, March 11, from 9:00 am-12:00 pm

For a Girl Scout Award project, Cassidy Sullivan has organized three trail workdays to make the Saint David’s trails more accessible and enjoyable. We’ll be working on both trails and we need, PEOPLE, chainsaws, tree clippers, wheelbarrows, safety scissors and folks to help with snacks. Please come for some fun while working hard as trail […]

Sunday Night Live! tonight – End Human Slavery Tennessee

Dear Parish Family, I hope you will make a special effort to attend tonight’s Sunday Night Live! The topic for this evening’s conversation is as difficult to hear about as it is profoundly important to learn about: Putting An End to Human Trafficking. The Rev. Brian McVey, Rector at Church of the Advent, has worked […]

Seeing Ourselves in Those Confronted by Jesus

On Sundays in Lent, the Adult Forum will discuss the importance of those whom Jesus confronted and those with whom he kept company. In addition to “women” and the disciples, we’ll explore Jesus’s relationship with those who challenged him: Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, and Zealots. We will also consider who in the twenty-first-century church is like […]

A Public Faith, Sunday evening discussions

Sundays, Feb. 26 – April 9, 5:30 – 7:15 pm,  in the Henderson Room Should Christians use the resources of their faith to speak to and serve the common good?  Or is the main purpose of faith to provide a message that soothes individuals or energizes them to pursue success?  Can we speak our faith […]

Ash Wednesday is March 1

12:00 noon in Chapel: Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes 5:15 pm in Sanders Hall: Light dinner & Packing Away the Alleluias 6:00 pm in Chapel: Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes We’ll join two millennia of Christ-followers in forty days of special intentions through prayer, certain activities, maybe certain abstentions. We begin the season […]

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper February 28

Come enjoy pancakes, pancake Olympics & a Saint David’s Feast Day Celebration February 28, 2016, 5:30-7:30 PM Sanders Hall, Adults $7.50, Kids $5.00 $20 family max (children under the age of 3 years eat free) Sponsored by the Saint David’s Youth Group, this fun event offers pancakes, sausage and the Annual Pancake Olympics. Since the […]

Long discernment process pays off

Recently, The Tennessean reported on St. David’s long search to call a new rector to the parish in the newspaper’s “Bible Belt Dispatches” column. If you missed it, please read the entire piece here. The following are selections from reporter Heidi Hall’s piece: “Many congregations can relate to those long, challenging stretches without paid clergy […]

A bit of restructuring for Youth Ministry

The Children’s and Youth Ministries recently implemented some restructuring to St. David’s Christian Formation, specifically to launch a new class for our 4th and 5th grade students. This new class, dubbed the Grape Gang, falls under the Youth Ministry umbrella and is being led by Mary Leigh Rayhab. The new Christian Formation class structure for […]

Rev. Coleman in her own words

The Rev. Carolyn Coleman presided over her first service as St. David’s new rector on Sunday, Oct. 16. Her arrival was a bit of a homecoming for the Nashville native who cut her spiritual teeth in the pews of Woodmont Baptist Church before heading to the University of Tennessee-Knoxville to earn a degree in religious […]

Come celebrate the installation of our new rector

The prayers and presence of St. David’s congregation is requested on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 5 when the new rector of the parish, Rev. Carolyn Coleman, is installed by our diocesan bishop, the Right Rev. John C. Bauerschmidt. Invitations were sent out to all members of the parish for the 10 a.m. installation, and […]


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