AdventWord

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 06:30

In this week’s epistle, St. Paul addresses the saints: “To all God’s beloved in Rome… Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” The Episcopal Church’s framework for racial reconciliation, borrowing a phrase from Dr....

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Monday, December 23, 2019 - 10:15

The season of Advent is a time of preparation. It’s not about the hustle and bustle, but about waiting for the coming of the One who redeems us all. As Episcopalians, what’s going on all around us from November 1 through December 24 can often be a...

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Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 22:00

When I think about the importance of manual labor, I think of my brother. The winter he turned twenty, Joshua was living in my grandparents’ basement while he flailed around trying to find himself, attending community college and partying entirely...

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Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 17:00

“Our hearts are restless until they find their rest in Thee.” From the Confessions of St. Augustine The last year has been an exciting one when it comes to the Way of Love and our Office of Communication. The popularity of the seven practices for...

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Friday, December 20, 2019 - 17:15

“When the path is long, Christ wanders with you. When the path is difficult, God’s spirit carries you. When the path is dangerous, God’s hands embrace you. Go in peace as God’s beloved child.” The words above are from the dismissal at a service...

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Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 09:00

“My life has been filled with multiple blessings, too many to count. Among the greatest of these blessings are the many different people with whom I have been privileged to share my path – people who have inspired me and guided me through the...

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 22:00

Worship is an integral part in the life and mission of the church. We are an “ecclesia” because we gather to worship. I consider worship as a high priority and I encourage my diverse ethnic constituencies: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, South...

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 06:00

“Lord, teach us to pray…” Luke 11:1 I was at a conference recently in Brazil and soon after arriving, Luz Maria, a friend from Colombia, approached me with a request for prayer for her presentation at this conference as she was anxious about it. A...

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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 22:00

We learn through information and through experience. The work of the General Convention Office involves creating information and resources for the Church as well as planning and staffing experiences for the whole Church. The GCO is responsible for...

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Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 06:00

Our faith encourages us to turn toward one another and toward God. Under Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, The Episcopal Church is called to engage Becoming Beloved Community, a set of interrelated commitments around which Episcopalians may organize...

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