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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 [...]

08 Sep 2017

There Are No Clean Breaks in the Body of Christ

By | 2017-11-15T12:08:44-05:00 Sep 8, 2017|Rector's Rough Draft|

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 [...]

16 May 2017

The Connection between Repentance, Reconciliation, and Renewal

By | 2017-05-17T17:01:45-04:00 May 16, 2017|News, Rector's Rough Draft|

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 | 2017-11-15T12:08:45-05:00 Feb 22, 2017|Rector's Rough Draft|

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 [...]

19 Jan 2017

2016 Was a Great Year for Truro

By | 2017-11-15T12:08:49-05:00 Jan 19, 2017|Rector's Rough Draft|

Thanks to your generous giving, we ended 2016 in the black, approximately $80,000 over budget. This congregation is amazingly faithful and generous. We ended the year with an increase in attendance, with new highs for our Carols by Glowstick and Christmas Eve services. Alpha continues to thrive, and we are [...]

30 Jun 2016

Where’s Tory

By | 2017-11-15T12:08:50-05:00 Jun 30, 2016|News, Rector's Rough Draft|

Do you remember the “Where’s Waldo?” cartoon? The game was to spot Waldo in a crowd, in various settings around the world. Well, my journey and whereabouts will not be nearly as difficult to trace. Let me give you the quick itinerary on my working sabbatical. Week 1 (Jun 28 [...]