Monday, July 29, 2019

Honoring Fr. Newell Graham's Ministry at St. Martin's

July 28, 2019
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church

Farewell Reception

Father Graham's Ministry has brought him to St Martin's and has stayed for the past nine years. The former Circus Chaplain served 10 years for the Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus. 

While at St. Martin's, Father Graham celebrated his 50 years of Ordained Ministry on December 18, 2013. I have included that event in this photo blog. 
The included video  tells the story of his ministry beginning with his stint as a Circus Chaplain.

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Celebration of 50 Years of Ministry

December 18, 2013

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Video - 
Honoring Fr. Graham

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Video Slideshow

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Farewell to Fr. Newell Graham

July 28, 2019


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Fr. Graham's

Farewell Homily to the St. Martin's Community

July 28, 2019

(please pardon the poor camera work,  I did not know he was going to preach, used my camera phone from the back pew of the church)

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About the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus

Just to let you know 
 Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus ceased operations on May 17, 2017

 "Ringling Bros. circus closing after 146 years. The "Greatest Show on Earth" is getting its curtain call. ... The iconic circus declined in recent years due to high operating costs and long, costly legal battles with animal rights groups, such as the one to eliminate elephant acts."

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