GC2012: Departed Leave Legacy of Hope

5/4/2012

Recalling the words of Saint Francis of Assisi, “It is in dying that we are born again into eternal life,” Bishop Jane Allen Middleton of the Harrisburg Episcopal Area opened her sermon for evening worship May 2 at the 2012 General Conference.

The service honored the lives of bishops, spouses, and general conference delegates who had crossed into life eternal.

“Our Christian faith provides a wonderful cycle of hope for life,” Bishop Middleton said. “Jesus has left for us a legacy of possibility, of reconciliation, of new life. We are called to recommit ourselves so that we offer to the world a legacy of hope.”

 

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