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Saturday Message, March 13, 2010

Saturday Message, March 13, 2010

A summary of the message delivered from the pulpit by Bishop Gene Savoy Jr. on Saturday March 13, 2010, follows: "It has been an interesting week, one in which, I hope, we have learned to love and see one another better. I would like to address a few points this morning, if I may. "I have heard a phrase used in this Community for many years [...]

Father Reano Castell Passes into the Light

Father Reano Castell Passes into the Light

A funeral service to honor the life of the Reverend Father Reano Castell (March 26, 1931 – March 9, 2010) was held Saturday March 20, 2010, in the Chapel of the Holy Child, Reno, Nevada. In recognition of Father Castell’s office in The Church, his casket was draped with The Church flag; in recognition of his citizenship and proud service in [...]

Saturday Message March 6, 2010

Saturday Message March 6, 2010

The homily delivered by Bishop Gene Savoy Jr on March 6, 2010 dealt with some recent unfortunate occurrences as well as upcoming events, and held suggestions for approaching them. The transcript of his message follows:         Good morning! Well, it’s been an interesting week for all of us; a week in which, I hope, we have [...]

Edith Forgy Memorial

Edith Forgy Memorial

A memorial rite was held to honor the life of the Reverend Deaconess Edith Wood Forgy on Saturday November 21, 2009, at the Memorial Chapel of The Holy Child. Edith passed into the Light on October 19, 2009, at the age of 77. The order for service included scriptural readings, eulogy, benediction of commital, and final blessing. A banquet [...]

Christmas Message December 25, 2009

Christmas Message December 25, 2009

On Friday December 25, 2009, Bishop Gene Savoy Jr. delivered a Christmas message during the traditional holiday Communion of Fellowship Service at the Chapel of the Holy Child. A slightly edited version of the message is provided here: Good morning and Merry Christmas! Those of us gathered together in this Chapel dedicated to the service of [...]

God’s Confirmation of the Active Principles of Divine Law

God’s Confirmation of the Active Principles of Divine Law

Resident members of the International Community of Christ gathered at the open-air Cathedral Church of the Americas to celebrate the anniversary of God’s Confirmation of the Active Principles of Divine Law with Communion and Divine Service on August 1, 2009. The event is recorded in Second Advent scripture in The Book of God’s Revelation. [...]

Building Projects at the Sanctuary

Building Projects at the Sanctuary

During the fall, workers at Red Rock Consecrated Sanctuary installed a small mobile home with wiring and plumbing hook-ups as an additional residence. Located northeast of the chapter house, residence of the Right Reverend Reano Castell and the  Reverend Ted Staver, the new facility will house the Reverend Michael McIntyre, who has been actively [...]

Japanese Mission Up and Running

Japanese Mission Up and Running

The Community’s mission in Japan, led by Bishop Yukinori Matsushita, continues to work and function on a regular basis with sunrise services, meetings, classes, and public outreach offerings. Bishop Matsushita is also translating many of the books of The Church into Japanese. Meanwhile, Jamil, Child of Light: Messenger of God is also being [...]

ICC Observes 47th Feb. 2 Celebration

ICC Observes 47th Feb. 2 Celebration

On Monday, February 2, 2009, The Community gathered at the Church of New Epiphany for Sunrise Divine Services in celebration of the forty-seventh annual observation of the Manifestation of the Sun of Righteousness, February 2, 1962. Sunrise was at 7:13 A.M. Following the Sacred Calendar from Epiphany on January 6 to February 2, a period of [...]

SPRING 2001

SPRING 2001

On January 14, 2001, The Most Right Reverend Gene Savoy Sr. was invited by the Reverend Onie Cooper to deliver the Benediction at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service held at the Second Baptist Church in Reno, Nevada. * In February 2001, irrigation and fencing was installed at the Church of the Christian Churches to provide mule deer with [...]