Piety Hill Musings

The ramblings of the 51 year old Rector of St. John's Episcopal Church of Detroit. Piety Hill refers to the old name for our neighborhood. The neighborhood has changed a great deal in the over 150 years we have been on this corner (but not our traditional biblical theology) and it is now known for the neighboring theatres, the professional baseball and football stadiums and new hockey/basketball arena.

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Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Mocked in St. Louis...

What can you expect from the opponent's home newspaper?

This was in a column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
As if God cares who wins — Fans wanting to appeal to a higher authority for the two Detroit sports teams playing Sunday were invited to "Pray here for the Tigers & Lions" at St. John's Episcopal Church near Comerica.
An electronic message board out front of the Woodward Avenue church gave times for Sunday services (8 a.m. and 10 a.m.) and weekday services (12:15 p.m.)

I emailed the author and let him know we pray because we are bidden to Love our neighbors as our selves" and praying for them is one way we love! I also said that if the Cardinals are able to win a game in St. Louis and they have to come back to Detroit to finish losing the Series to the Tigers, they should join us at St. John's.

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