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The Rev. Canon David W. Lovelace The Rev. Canon David W. Lovelace is rector of the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in York, PA

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Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, York, PA

The Rev. Canon David Lovelace has been rector since 1996 of the Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist in York, Pennsylvania.

Earlier David served parishes in Rocky Mount and Belhaven, North Carolina, and for 14 years was rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Newnan, Georgia.

David earned degrees from Ferrum Junior College and Emory and Henry College, as well as a master of sacred theology degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA, and a master of divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria.


Latest Content by The Rev. Canon David W. Lovelace

The Rev. Canon David W. Lovelace

There Are No Bystanders

Luke 10:25-37

8th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

July 10, 2016

The Rev. Canon David Lovelace (TEC)

 

I expect if there is one story in the New Testament that is familiar to most everyone, it is this story from Luke that includes the parable of the Good Samaritan. I have watched many children act out this story in Bible School or as a Sunday School skit. The simplicity of the story allows the children to enter into the story with imagination. While it is a fun story to enact, I wonder how many of us grasp the impact of Jesus' parable.

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The Rev. Canon David W. Lovelace

"Therefore, Go..."

Luke 10:1-11,16-20

7th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

July 03, 2016

The Rev. Canon David Lovelace (TEC)

 

Jesus sent out seventy people in pairs empowering them to bring peace, to cure the sick and to proclaim the kingdom of God. Initially, he sent them to every town and village where he intended to go, saying, "The harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few...." I believe this particular story in the life of Jesus and the early Christian Church has implications for our own communities of faith today.

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July 22, 2012

An Invitation You Will Not Want to Refuse

The Rev. Canon David Lovelace (TEC)

In this high-tech world, hearing Jesus' invitation to "come away and rest for a while" is very appealing. The Rev. Canon David Lovelace explains why that is so important and how we can experience more spiritual connectedness with ourselves, others, and the planet.