17 Oct 2019

“Where There is No Vision, the People Perish”

By |2019-10-17T15:25:43-04:00Oct 17, 2019|News|

Reflections on the Truro Institute from the Rector of Truro Church Last month, we celebrated the launch of the new Truro Institute whose mission is to inspire Americans to love the other as other. One of the Institute’s foci is to help facilitate racial healing. The parish and the Institute are distinct [...]

04 Sep 2019

Why Come to Hear Jacqueline Rivers?

By |2019-09-04T11:24:10-04:00Sep 4, 2019|News|

Pope John Paul II said, “The future of the world passes through the family. I would add, “The future of America passes through the black family.” Why is this? Because when you see an intact, flourishing black family in America you are witnessing a sociological miracle. The two-parent, mother and [...]

13 Jun 2019

The Truro Institute Launching Fall 2019

By |2019-08-26T21:39:07-04:00Jun 13, 2019|News|

This fall, Truro Anglican Church will launch the Truro Institute. The Institute board, Truro parish, and friends will gather for the guest lecture of Dr. Jacqueline Rivers, who will speak at Truro on September 21. Dr. Rivers is a Harvard sociologist and recognized world authority on the black church and [...]

13 Nov 2017

Sermon Given at Canterbury Cathedral

By |2018-06-21T21:07:20-04:00Nov 13, 2017|News|

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 [...]

08 Sep 2017

There Are No Clean Breaks in the Body of Christ

By |2017-11-15T12:08:44-04:00Sep 8, 2017|News|

Due to several recent news stories, people are asking about Truro’s ecclesial identity. According to the General Secretary of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Fearon, our denomination, the Anglican Church of North America, is NOT a member of the Anglican Communion because it is not in communion with the See [...]

05 Sep 2017

Alpha — You Never Know.

By Jason Lalone|2017-09-13T15:29:05-04:00Sep 5, 2017|Alpha, News|

Questions, discussion and free food are to Alpha like coffee shops are to lattes, or baseball games to hotdogs, or the Fall season to chilly nights. But you may wonder: "what are some of the topics we discuss at Alpha?" Alpha is a place where anyone is welcome to freely [...]

15 Jun 2017

An Amore Father’s Day

By |2017-08-08T16:45:24-04:00Jun 15, 2017|News, The Amore Blog|

Father’s Day is a day to celebrate the ministry of fatherhood. It is a day of cute crafts gifted from sticky fingered-kids and notes of appreciation from their mothers. It is a day for dads to hear “thank you.” However, the gospel brings to bear a few important reminders for [...]

16 May 2017

The Connection between Repentance, Reconciliation, and Renewal

By |2017-05-17T17:01:45-04:00May 16, 2017|News|

Living Sacrifices: Repentance, Reconciliation, and Renewal June 6-9 at Nashotah Theological Seminary  I’d like you to know about an important international conference coming in a few weeks. The conference features several leaders of the Anglican Communion. I covet your prayers as I will be one of 8 plenary speakers (see schedule [...]

22 Feb 2017

A Vision for Families

By |2017-11-15T12:08:45-04:00Feb 22, 2017|News|

In my last post, I shared an interview that the Catholic Witness did with me, as one of the speakers in the upcoming Fresh Expressions Amore Conference. In this post I'm sharing another article about the conference from the same publication. I would encourage everyone to join the roundtrip bus ride [...]