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December 4, 2019

In the crypt of the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem, a painting in an apse represents Mary, the mother of Jesus, surrounded by the disciples on Pentecost. A glittering golden mosaic depicts rays of light descending from a dove: the Holy Spirit is being poured out on every disciple and Mary. While...

December 3, 2019

More than six years of preparation. Hours and days spent in planes, trains, and automobiles to visit sites for General Convention and to attend meetings around the Church. Eight days to “move in” and one day to “move out” of a convention center for General Convention....

December 2, 2019

By: The Rev. David Copley, Director of Global Partnerships and Mission Personnel

We visit because being in relationship is one of our deepest callings from God.

We visit because we desire human contact, companionship, friendship, and love.

We visit to share a moment in time, to share joys and sorrows

We visit to share the essence of who we are with...

December 1, 2019

By: The Rt. Rev. Silvestre Romero, Bishop of Guatemala

Come, thou long expected Jesus born to set Thy people free; from our fears and sins release us, let us find our rest in Thee.

Israel’s strength and consolation, hope of all the earth thou art; dear desire of every nation, joy of every longing heart.

The above text is from the...

October 30, 2019

Des ressources pour l’Avent, certaines nouvelles et d’autres mises à jour, pour les paroisses, diocèses et communautés de foi sont désormais disponibles : Kit d’invitation numérique La Voie de l'Amour, calendrier et programme de l’Avent Pour avancer sur la Voie de l’Amour mis à jour, AdventWord...

October 30, 2019

Materiales nuevos y actualizados de Adviento para congregaciones, diócesis y comunidades de fe ya están disponibles: Kit de invitación digital el Camino del Amor, actualizado Caminando el camino del Amor el calendario y el plan de estudios de Adviento, AdventWord 2019, Sermones que iluminan...

October 30, 2019

New and updated Advent resources for congregations, dioceses, and communities of faith are now available: Way of Love Digital Invitation Kit, updated Journeying the Way of Love Advent calendar and curriculum, AdventWord 2019, Sermons That Work compilation of Advent and Christmas selections,...

December 24, 2018

The Episcopal Church works to support peacebuilding, conflict resolution, and reconciliation in our churches, communities, nations, and around the world. We partner with provinces and churches of the Anglican Communion to end violence, create space for healing, and create lasting peace. The...

December 23, 2018

St. Augustine’s University (SAU) in Raleigh, N.C., one of the Episcopal Church’s two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), recently celebrated graduation and the 151st year of providing a quality undergraduate experience to young African-American women and men.

One of...

December 22, 2018

Do you know that moment when you are reading a really good book or watching a really good movie when what you expect to happen doesn’t, and what actually happens is way better than you could have predicted? Fortunately, that was the case for me when I decided to take a leap of faith and spend a...

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