30 Jan 2018

You Have No Idea the Good You’re Doing

By | 2018-01-30T17:00:57-05:00 Jan 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| 2018-01-17T16:12:34-05:00 Jan 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| 2018-01-09T18:05:03-05:00 Jan 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 | 2017-11-30T23:26:51-05:00 Nov 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 | 2017-11-22T13:28:06-05:00 Nov 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 Social Contract [...]

05 Nov 2017

Why Talk About Suffering?

By | 2017-11-15T12:08:44-05:00 Nov 5, 2017|The Amore Blog|

Next Sunday we are hosting a lunch discussion on various kinds of suffering people face (register here). Why devote a special time to focus on such a depressing topic? Here are a few reasons: We all experience suffering. Albeit in different ways, we all encounter pain and loss at some [...]

16 Sep 2017

From the Rector: You’re invited

By | 2017-10-06T13:38:01-04:00 Sep 16, 2017|The Amore Blog|

As many of you know, nuptial theology is very important to me. This lens for understanding God as Husband to His people—not just as King or Judge—tells us so much about the gospel. It reminds us that to be a Christian is not primarily to know the right information about [...]

14 Sep 2017

Rooted: What Is It?

By | 2018-01-04T10:52:57-05:00 Sep 14, 2017|Alpha|

Rooted is a brand new discipleship experience designed for people who have gone through Alpha but are still looking for connection with God and others. Just like Alpha, it's 10-weeks long and small-group oriented. We'll discuss topics such as, "What is my purpose?" "What are my spiritual gifts?" "How [...]