Archives for December 2011

Video: Presiding bishop’s Christmas Eve sermon

'We gather to celebrate his birth'

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “The eternal hope and yearning of the human race emerges from darkness into light in the birth of this child both humble and divine,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori noted in her homily for Christmas Eve, 2011. “We gather to celebrate his birth and recover that eternal […]

Video: Knitting for Christmas at Sea

[Episcopal News Service] Through the Seamen’s Church Institute’s Christmas at Sea program, volunteers knit garments and distribute gifts to mariners who are far away from home during the holidays. The gift consists of a handknit garment, a personal letter, and information on SCI’s services for mariners. SCI also includes several useful items like hand lotion, […]