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December 17, 2017

Members of All Saints Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills California light the Advent wreath during a Dec. 3 service. Photo: Colleen Dodson-Baker/All Saints

[Episcopal News Service] What to do about Dec. 24?

It’s a liturgical debate that has been brewing in...

December 12, 2017

Music director Claudia Dumschat plays the piano and conducts after-school rehearsal for several boys from the Choir of Men and Boys at Church of the Transfiguration in New York. The professional choir is one of the oldest of its kind in the Episcopal Church. Photo: Amy...

November 30, 2017

[Episopal Diocese of Virginia] The Diocese of Virginia and Forma have partnered to offer a simple Advent devotional for households. There is a brief overview of the scriptural themes for each week, ideas to try in the home to deepen the experience of Advent, and some short prayers and rituals...

November 30, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion News Service is launching a new feature on social media – and giving Anglicans around the world the chance to share their experience of Advent and Christmas.

The new Instagram feed will begin life on Sunday, Dec. 3. It will carry...

November 28, 2017

By: The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

And the word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory. –John 1:14

Happy (liturgical) New Year! Advent and Christmas are my favorite seasons of the year and always have been. Some Episcopalians like to say that we are Easter people, but I really think that we are Advent...

December 2, 2016

Throughout December, Episcopal Migration Ministries is offering weekly Advent Reflection videos available here, with a focus on the refugee resettlement work of the Episcopal Church.

“We invite you into the journey of Advent with us, as we reflect on this important season and the...

December 2, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Throughout December, Episcopal Migration Ministries is offering weekly Advent Reflection videos available here, with a focus on the refugee resettlement work of the Episcopal Church,

“We invite you into the journey of...

November 27, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The stories of Christians from Mozambique and Angola who have “been quietly getting on with building and being the church” will be published over the next four weeks as part of an Advent campaign by Manna – the Mozambique and Angola Mission Association. Their #...

November 17, 2016

The liturgical season of Advent begins on Sunday, November 27, and for 2016, the Episcopal Church is offering resources focusing on Make Ready The Feast.

Daily from Advent 1 (November 27) through Christmas Day (December 25), Make Ready The Feast, available here will highlight one...

November 17, 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The liturgical season of Advent begins on Sunday, Nov. 27, and for 2016, the Episcopal Church is offering resources focusing on Make Ready The Feast.

Daily from Advent 1 (Nov. 27) through Christmas Day (Dec. 25), Make...

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Today the Episcopal Church celebrates the first Sunday of the season of Advent, which will conti

The season is ripe with opportunity for radical hospitality to welcome the stranger and all the

This Thursday, December 17 the Church will celebrate the feast day of William Lloyd Garrison and

Today the Episcopal Church celebrates the first Sunday of the season of Advent, which will conti

Today the Episcopal Church celebrates the first Sunday of the season of Advent, which will conti

The Anglican tradition of performing the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols during the season o

Advent is a time of waiting, and for many people it’s a time to reflect on what Mary must have e

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