November 22, 2019

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

To be honest, here in New Mexico, it was beginning to look a lot like Christmas in mid-October as stores started moving the Halloween candy over to make room for Christmas decorations. I know a lot of folks lament the early arrival of Christmas and push for the recognition of Advent. I am...

December 19, 2018

The Episcopal Church is offering a new way to share a Christmas Eve service or pageant this year, offering two, digital Christmas Eve programs on December 24. Available on both the Episcopal Church website and the Episcopal Church on Facebook page, these programs make Christmas Eve worship...

December 18, 2018

“Love came down at Christmas, because God so loved the world, that he gave,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his Christmas Message 2018.

The video of the Presiding Bishop’s message is here.  

The text of the Presiding Bishop’s message follows:...

December 18, 2018

“El amor descendió en Navidad porque Dios amó tanto al mundo que dio” el obispo presidente y primado de la Iglesia Episcopal Michael Curry dijo en su mensaje navideño 2018.

El video del Obispo Primado se encuentra aquí.

El texto del mensaje del Obispo Primado a continuación:


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 28, 2011

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...

December 15, 2011

[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...

December 5, 2011

[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...

November 30, 2011

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...

November 16, 2011

[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

Ordained in the...


Bulletin Inserts

En la Segunda carta a los corintios, el apóstol Pablo dice: Si alguien está en Cristo, es un

Los jóvenes adultos (de 21 a 30 años) tienen la oportunidad de transformar sus propias vidas mie

La temporada está llena de oportunidades para la hospitalidad radical, para acoger al extranjero

La ganadora del primer concurso de tarjetas de Navidad de la Iglesia Episcopal es Joan Covell de

En el calendario litúrgico de la Iglesia, el 1 de enero, día de Año Nuevo, es también la Fiesta

"Porque toda bota que taconea con estrépito y el manto revolcado en sangre serán para la quema,

Las inserciones del boletín del semanario de Vida Episcopal para el 14 de diciembre hablan sobre