13 Sep 2018

Join Us at Alpha or Rooted This Fall!

By Hannah King |2018-09-19T18:50:30-04:00Sep 13, 2018|Alpha|

On Monday nights this fall, we will simultaneously host Alpha and Rooted. Both are small-group experiences designed to facilitate your journey of faith. Both have become global phenomena, happening in churches all over the world. Both include a meal and a chance to have authentic conversation with others on the [...]

20 Aug 2018

The Life of the World

By |2018-08-20T14:15:10-04:00Aug 20, 2018|The Amore Blog|

In yesterday’s gospel reading, we heard that Jesus is “the bread of life…given for the life of the world.” (John 6:51-58). Those of us who have come to know Jesus as Lord, who have tasted and seen that He is good, know this to be true. We know that He [...]

21 May 2018

Looking for Family

By |2018-05-21T16:16:21-04:00May 21, 2018|The Amore Blog|

"Everybody is looking for family, even if they are running from it." I heard someone say this a few months ago and I've been reflecting on it ever since. We live in a world that elevates the individual: independence, upward mobility, and professional success are powerful cultural values that encourage [...]

30 Jan 2018

You Have No Idea the Good You’re Doing

By |2018-01-30T17:00:57-05:00Jan 30, 2018|The Amore Blog|

Amore at Truro is all about "encountering the love of God through the love of families." This happens in myriad ways-- when people open their homes to others and welcome them at the dinner table, for example; or when a husband-wife team serve their community or church together; or when [...]

17 Jan 2018

Alpha — From Behind the Scenes

By Becca Triplett|2018-01-17T16:12:34-05:00Jan 17, 2018|Alpha|

Hi, my name is Becca and I work with the Alpha program. My job includes working with the taskforce and creating a welcoming atmosphere; so, the jobs that seem “behind the scenes” often fall to me. Making sure there’s food for the guests on time? Coordinating volunteers to serve the [...]

09 Jan 2018

Is Alpha for Me?

By Michael King|2018-01-09T18:05:03-05:00Jan 9, 2018|Alpha|

Have you heard about Alpha? Maybe you have, that it's a safe place to explore the meaning of life. Or maybe you've heard that it's a free meal an nursery care. Maybe you've only heard of Alpha but know nothing about it. Or maybe you're apprehensive. Whatever it is you've [...]

21 Nov 2017

The Theology of a Kiss

By |2017-11-30T23:26:51-05:00Nov 21, 2017|The Amore Blog|

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why parents kiss their children’s “boo-boos.” This is such a culturally ingrained practice that most of us do it on auto-pilot. But actually, the theology behind it is quite profound: it implies that the greatest healing force available to us is love. You’re [...]

13 Nov 2017

Sermon Given at Canterbury Cathedral

By |2018-06-21T21:07:20-04:00Nov 13, 2017|Rector's Rough Draft|

I preached this sermon at Canterbury Cathedral on November 5, 2017. It touches on some great themes of Truro Anglican Church’s ecumenical ministry. —Tory Not One Stone Left on Another A Sermon Given by Tory Baucum at Canterbury Cathedral November 5, 2017 Matthew 24:1–13 The Temple and the [...]