Many faithful Christians have, and do, and will continue to call this place home. There are those who mind the lantern and love and serve God and others in this place. But there are just as many migrants seeking safe passage as they travel the road from brokenness to belief. They are on The Way, and St. Michael’s serves as a holy resting place to be refreshed and nourished.
Amidst the brokenness of humanity, and indeed, the brokenness of the Church, St. Michael’s beckons weary travelers to the beauty of this coastline, and the infinitely greater beauty of the life-giving and soul-saving gift of Our Lord Jesus Christ and his One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. He is the rock upon which this beacon is built. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on your journey of faith, there is a place for you here. Fr. Doran Stambaugh
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Prelude Prelude In E Minor | Johann Sebastian Bach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23BbzmFyrTQ Entrance Procession How Wondrous And Great https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_XQ4ZUMEP8 How wondrous and great thy work, God of praise!How just, King of saints, and true are...read more
Friends in Christ,Outdoor worship began at St. Michael’s by-the-Sea on Sunday, June 21, 2020. This Sunday, June 20th, 2021 St. Michael's will once again worship inside the church building, one year to the day! Thanks be to God! Outdoor seating will remain...read more
Prelude You Are The Image And The Hope | Jacques Berthier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTLN7kQOOi8 Entrance Procession All Creatures Of our God And King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMwwlfpQqxE All creatures of our God and King, lift up your voices, let us...read more