December 1, 2017

In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God ... Then the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all people shall see it together. -Isaiah 40:3,5 Advent is a season of preparation: shopping...

December 1, 2017

This Advent, the whole Episcopal Church is invited to journey toward becoming Beloved Community, as together we explore race, reconciliation and healing. Advent may seem like an odd time to focus on racial reconciliation. The world is full of...

December 3, 2017

Pray the Collect for This Sunday. Read the Scripture Together: Mark 13:24-72 Reflection: Keep Awake In the gospel, Jesus promises a new day is coming. He also urges people to wake and get ready. What does that mean for us? One of the earliest,...

December 4, 2017

The focus for the first week of advent is “Telling the truth.” For congregations, that means examining our church homes with a visitor’s eye, and acknowledging the ways that we could be more welcoming to all. For individuals, this week is an...

December 5, 2017

We've all experienced a moment of feeling welcomed. What does that feel like to you? How do you practice welcome in your life? Share your thoughts on welcome in the comments section of our facebook page!

December 6, 2017

Whether we live in small towns or big cities, defining our neighbor can be a bit of challenge. Who do we treat as beloved? Who do we look past? Especially at the busy holiday season, finding the face of God in the people around us can be difficult...

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