The Episcopal Diocese of Washington's fifth annual online Advent calendar supports the work of the Bokamoso Youth Program in Winterveld, South Africa, which helps young people thrive amidst the poverty, crime and despair of the AIDS epidemic.
Advent wall hanging
Quilted wall hanging used during Advent at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles, Hoover, Alabama.
Lighting the Candle, Third Sunday of Advent
Lighting the Candle at the start of service, Third Sunday of Advent, Grace Episcopal Church Brunswick MD
Lighting the candle 2nd Sunday of Advent-Grace Church Brunswick MD
Lighting the candle on the Advent Wreath at the start of service, 2nd Sunday of Advent, Grace Episcopal Church, Brunswick MD
First Sunday of Advent Grace Church Brunswick MD
Lighting the the candle for the Advent Wreath at the start of service, first Sunday of Advent. Grace Episcopal Church, Brunswick MD
St Nicholas day at St. Columba's Kent, WA
One of our little ones gets an orange from St. Nicholas on the second Sunday of Advent, 2014. Taken at St. Columba Episcopal Church, Kent, WA photo by Daniel Hershman
Holy Communion Knitters
In December 2015, we held our first outreach gifts fair, including a table by our knitting ministries, which raised more than $1,100 for the youth pilgrimage. Church of the Holy Communion, Memphis, Tennessee.
Lessons and Carols
Lessons and Carols, 2015-Dec-20 at St Paul's Cathedral, San Diego. Photo by SL Forsburg/St Paul's Cathedral
Christmas 2015. St Elizabeth's, Higgins Lake, Mi
St Elizabeth's, Higgins Lake. Decorating for Christmas Eve on 4 Advent.
Christ Church Advent Lessons & Carols
Christ Church in Bloomfield & Glen Ridge, NJ - Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols
Greening of the Church at St. James Church, Monkton, MD. Still Advent so frontal hasn't been changed yet to gold.
Taken at All Saints' monthly Compline service on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in Millington, NJ.
Ready for an Advent baptism.
All Saints' Church, MIllington, NJ. Sunday, December 4, 2016. And at the end of the service the children had a visit from St. Nicholas!
Advent Bell Tower
St Mark's in Jonesboro, Arkansas lights the bell tower blue to commemorate Advent.
Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, PA
Service of Lessons & Carols, December 11, 2016
Advent Wreath 2016
Advent Wreath from All Saints Brookline, MA. Created by Peter Stringham. Photo by AnneMarie Ellis.
A blessed Advent
Wishing all a season of hope and joyful anticipation from Midtown Atlanta.