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Monday, December 24, 2018 - 16:00

The Episcopal Church works to support peacebuilding, conflict resolution, and reconciliation in our churches, communities, nations, and around the world. We partner with provinces and churches of the Anglican Communion to end violence, create space...

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Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 14:00

St. Augustine’s University (SAU) in Raleigh, N.C., one of the Episcopal Church’s two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), recently celebrated graduation and the 151st year of providing a quality undergraduate experience to young...

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Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 10:00

Do you know that moment when you are reading a really good book or watching a really good movie when what you expect to happen doesn’t, and what actually happens is way better than you could have predicted? Fortunately, that was the case for me...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 17:45

In the gospel of Matthew, the author starts the stories of Jesus with Jesus’ lineage, often fondly known as the “begats.” The King James Version references lineage like this, “Abraham begat Issac…” Advent season often brings us to consider family,...

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Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 14:00

Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel! In Old Testament and New, rejoicing is not just a response; it’s a command. It’s not a feeling; it’s a practice. “Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion! For lo, I will come and dwell in your...

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Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 14:00

Luke 3:4-6 “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord,     make his paths straight. Every valley shall be filled,     and every mountain and hill shall be made low, and the crooked shall be made straight,     and...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 10:00

The Young Adult Service Corps is giving me the opportunity to experience God in another part of his kingdom and build relationships. It has inspired my spiritual and personal growth. I am working alongside our brothers and sisters in the Anglican...

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Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 10:00

Encouraging Episcopalians to engage in the political process through advocacy and voting is a key component of our work in the Office of Government Relations. One of the ways we help connect Episcopalians with their elected officials is by sending...

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:00

As our days shorten in the north, we lament the loss of light and seek alternatives to illuminate our spaces. Candles, lamps, and fires provide comfort and we seek the warmth the sun no longer provides through hot drinks, hugs, soups, and blankets...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:00

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, I wanted to die. I was lying in bed, at the end of my rope, after long years of depression, angst, substance abuse, and trauma. This is not the place to go into all the details, but I was at my bottom. Faithless, miserable...

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