The Diocese Gives Thanks for the Ministry of the Rev. John G. Talk, IV
The Diocese gives thanks for the ministry of the Rev. John G. Talk, IV, departing rector of Emmanuel, Southern Pines. Talk has served as rector at Emmanuel since 2015 and was active in the life of the Diocese. We give thanks for him and his ministry here and wish Talk; his wife, Shelley; and their children Godspeed as they enter a new chapter in their lives.
Gracious God, we thank you for the work and witness of your servant John, who has enriched this community and brought gladness to friends and family; now bless and preserve him at this time of transition. Guide him in the continued use of your gifts. Give him sustenance for temporal and spiritual needs, friends to cheer his way, and a clear vision of the ministry to which you are now calling him. By your Holy Spirit be present in his pilgrimage, that he may travel with the One who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
FROM THE OFFICE OF TRANSITION MINISTRY
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