An hour-long celebration of Christmas at The General Theological Seminary. Broadcast on CBS television stations Christmas Eve 2011.
Presiding Bishop Preaches at GTSDecember 23, 2011
[12/24/11] The Most. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori preaches at General Theological Seminary on Christmas Eve 2011.
Knitting for Christmas at SeaDecember 4, 2011
[12/05/11] Through the Seamen's Church Institute's Christmas at Sea program, volunteers from around the country knit garments and distribute gifts...
Reclaiming the St. Nicholas TraditionDecember 15, 2010
[12/16/10] Each December, the Rev. Canon James Rosenthal dons beard and mitre in an effort to raise awareness and appreciation of the lesser-known St....
[Episcopal News Service] What to do about Dec. 24?
It’s a liturgical debate that has been brewing in...
Christmas Eve 2011
The people who have walked in darkness have seen a great light. God has increased their joy, for a child has been given, whose authority shall grow continually, and bring endless peace… from this time forth and forevermore1, says Isaiah.
The eternal hope...
[Episcopal News Service] What we want for Christmas is often very different from what we get for Christmas. It’s been that way from the very first. The chosen people wanted a powerful Messiah who would smite their enemies. Instead they got a helpless newborn who when grown would tell them to...
[Episcopal News Service] As inevitable as Advent wreaths and Christmas pageants, music fills Episcopal churches throughout the holiday season. Congregations embrace services of Lessons and Carols and performances of Handel’s “Messiah” as choir directors seek to provide a balance of the beloved...
After noticing that Lexus wants me to give a $50,000 sedan to my wife this Christmas, I joined my family in the annual "Ehrich Christmas Wish List," an online spreadsheet maintained by my youngest son.
I knew I had to list something, so I thought hard. Had to be affordable -- no Apple...
[Day 1] The Rev. Dr. John Philip Newell, internationally acclaimed author, scholar, and teacher, is the featured preacher for Christmas Day, Dec. 25, on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally syndicated ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org.
Ordained in the...
The heads of Christian churches in Jerusalem, including Anglican Bishop Suheil Dawani, have issued a joint Christmas message for 2010 condemning violence in any form and saying that peace and reconciliation requires the active participation of people of faith.
The full text of the...
One day I was enjoying a nice cup of coffee when I overheard an elderly couple talking about a Christmas Eve service they had attended at a local mega-church. It had been quite a show: The church had a full orchestra, choir, and first-class music; they had produced an event that included live...
"For all the boots of the tramping warriors and all the garments rolled in blood shall be burned as fuel for the fire."
Citing these words from Isaiah 9:5 â included as part of the first lesson for Christmas Eve -- Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori writes in her 2010...
Tyler, a five-year-old who attends the Episcopal Church Chapel of the Good Shepherd in Hawk Run, Pennsylvania, was so inspired by the success he had earlier this year raising $1,600 to purchase pigs through Episcopal Relief and Development's Gifts For Life campaign that he began thinking about...
RCL: Isaiah 52:7-1
RCL: Isaiah 62:6-12
By: Devon Johnson
RCL: Isaiah 9:2-7; P
By: Joseph S. Pagano
RCL: Isaiah 52:7-1
RCL: Isaiah 62:6-12
By: Edwin Johnson
RCL: Isaiah 9:2-4, 6
By: Frank S. Logue
In 2 Corinthians, the Apostle Paul says, “If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation.
For unto us a child is born,
unto us a Son is given;
This Sunday, the Episcopal Church celebrates the Feast of the Epiphany, which begins the six-wee
Young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging m
The season is ripe with opportunity for radical hospitality to welcome the stranger and all the
The winner of the first Episcopal Church Christmas card contest is Joan Covell from the Diocese
On the church’s liturgical calendar, New Year’s Day, January 1, is also the Feast of the Holy Na
“For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he
"For all the boots of the tramping warriors and all the garments rolled in blood shall be burned
Hovering over all of history – the parts we have recorded and all that came before – is the Word
“Go!” said the angel. Joseph had learned he could trust the angel.
Those in power are often threatened by those who might be even more powerful.
A day back from the annual trip to Jerusalem for Passover, Joseph and Mary check with their exte