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 [...]

05 Nov 2017

Why Talk About Suffering?

By |2017-11-15T12:08:44-05:00Nov 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 |2017-10-06T13:38:01-04:00Sep 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 [...]