About Philip E Jenks

Philip, a synodical deacon in the ELCA Metropolitan New York synod, is a retired communicator for American Baptist Churches USA, the U.S. Conference for the World Council of Churches, the U.S. National Council of Churches, and two Philadelphia area daily newspapers. He and his spouse, the Rev. Dr. Martha M. Cruz, are the parents of six adults and are members of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, N.Y. They live in Port Chester, N.Y.
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1 Response to #Annunciation

  1. anfearfaire says:

    The Magnificat hearkens back to Hannah’s prayer of Thanksgiving in 1 Samuel 2. Mary and Joseph, however, did not take the clue from Samuel’s parents in allowing their “miracle boy” to grow up and serve in the Temple. Jesus, when he was twelve years old and in Jerusalem with Mary and Joseph rightly assumed he should remain in his Father’s House. Luke 2:41-49

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