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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop’s Advent message: slow down as “we wait for the Prince of Peace.”

November 22, 2010

"As we gather and prepare for Advent and for the birth of Christ, I would invite you to slow down… and consider how your prayer life might change this year," Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori noted in her Advent message for 2010.

In Advent, she said, "We wait for the Prince of Peace."

The Presiding Bishop"s video Advent message, taped in a New York City park, is available on the home page of The Episcopal Church website:

In the liturgical calendar, Advent is the season leading up to Christmas. The first Sunday of Advent is November 28.

The Presiding Bishop"s video Advent message also will be posted on YouTube and Facebook.

The Episcopal Church welcomes all who worship Jesus Christ in 109 dioceses and three regional areas in 16 nations. The Episcopal Church is a member province of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer