Scriptural Centering

May 22, 2020

Bishop John Bauerschmidt offers a Scriptural Centering, introducing The Wilderness Road (Acts 8), for the people of the Diocese of Tennessee.

Bishop John introduces “The Wilderness Road: Acts 8.”

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Thursday, May 21, 2020

Scriptural Centering

May 15, 2020

Bishop Bauerschmidt offers a Scriptural Centering on Thanksgiving based on Psalm 150 for the people of the Diocese of Tennessee,

Scripture Centering: Psalm 150

Bishop John has a new Scriptural Centering, for prayer in the time of the Coronavirus.

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Bishop’s Updated Pastoral Letter

May 8, 2020

Dear Clergy and Parishioners of the Diocese of Tennessee,

“Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Phil. 1:2).

These words of greeting from the Apostle Paul, written to the Church in Philippi, are appropriate for us. Shortly after greeting them, St. Paul reflects on all that has happened to him in his ministry, the many challenges and crises. “I want you to know, beloved, that … Read more

Scriptural Centering

Bishop Bauerschmidt offers a new Scriptural Centering for the people of the Diocese of Tennessee. Based on Colossians 1:28-29

Bishop John offers a Scriptural Centering arising from his video conference with the clergy of the Diocese this week.

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Scriptural Centering

Bishop Bauerschmidt offers this Scriptural Centering for the people of the Diocese of Tennessee. Based on Mark 10:32-34

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Bishop’s Updated Pastoral Letter

April 24, 2020

Dear Clergy and Parishioners of the Diocese of Tennessee,

“Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth” (Rev. 1:4-5).

I write to you in the great fifty days of the Easter Season, … Read more

Scriptural Centering

April 24, 2020

Bishop John and Caroline offer this Scriptural Centering for the people of the Diocese of Tennessee from their home in Nashville.

Bishop John and Caroline Bauerschmidt have a new Scriptural Centering for Eastertide.

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Thursday, April 23, 2020

Scriptural Centering

April 17, 2020
Bishop John Bauerschmidt

Bishop John has a new Scriptural Centering for Easter Week.

Bishop John has a new Scriptural Centering for Easter Week.

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Thursday, April 16, 2020

Bishop’s (updated) Pastoral Letter

Maundy Thursday
April 9, 2020

Dear Clergy and Parishioners of the Diocese of Tennessee,

“May mercy, peace, and love be yours in abundance” (Jude 2).

The beginning of the Letter of Jude focuses us on the abundant blessings that God has given us. These are times for us to be mindful that God is a giver of great gifts. We continue to be blessed, even in our trials.

I am particularly grateful for the ministries of … Read more

Scriptural Centering

April 9, 2020 – Maundy Thursday

The Rt. Rev’d John Bauerschmidt, Bishop of Tennessee

Bishop’s Scriptural Centering.

Bishop John offers a fourth Scriptural Centering, this one for Holy Week in the time of the Coronavirus.

Posted by Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee on Wednesday, April 8, 2020