Trinity Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland . a story by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 27 November 2014; published on 3 December 2014; republished on 12 October 2017
Previously titled: Church Grounds as Sanctuary

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Dear Ones,

This video is about Trinity Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and about the founder of the church, Thomas Claggett, who was the first bishop ordained in the United States.

Also: how church grounds can provide sanctuary for the spirit. And a little about my family. There’s a Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

As I recall, Thomas Claggett (1), who founded Trinity Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, was a distant relative of ours …

Image: Placard about Bishop Thomas Claggett, at Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com ..

Image: Placard about Bishop Thomas Claggett, at Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

My mom served on the Altar Guild at this Trinity Church. I always admired her skill at flower arranging. She taught me how, too.

Some of my relatives on my mom’s side of the family are buried here …

Image: Graveyard at Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com ..

Image: Graveyard at Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

I find there is something special about church grounds … In medieval times, churches offered ‘sanctuary’ from pursuit by enemy forces.

Image: Sunlight on window of Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

Image: Sunlight on window of Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

But ‘sanctuary’ comes in many forms. Church grounds also offer protection for the spirit, sustenance for the Soul, though no words be spoken.

Image: Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

Image: Trinity Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

… [sound of church bell tolling] … The ‘3 pm’ bell toll …

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

This blog has been added here … Link: “Compendium: My Childhood and Family, and Later Years,” by Alice B. Clagett, compiled and published on 21 March 2020; republished on 29 March 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-haj ..

See also Link: “Descent of Grace: Sanctuary from the Demon Realm at Trinity Episcopal Church,” a story by Alice B. Clagett, Happened on 26 November 2014; written and published on 21 March 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-haq ..

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Image: Window of Trinity Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com ..

Image: Window of Trinity Episcopal Church in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, photo by Alice B. Clagett, 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com .. 

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FOOTNOTE

(1) Link: “Thomas John Claggett,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_John_Claggett ..

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