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Thanksgiving Day (A) – 2014

November 27, 2014 Deuteronomy 8:7-18; Psalm 65; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15; Luke 17:11-19 Thanksgiving Day can be a loaded cultural icon, an indicator of our place in American culture. The turkey, the football games, the parades, the pumpkin pies. An idyllic image of whole families coming together to feast over the bounty of the harvest year. Of boats and pilgrims and Native Americans all gathered together in peace and harmony. And isn’t this all … [Read More...]

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Bulletin Insert: 1 Advent (B)

November 30, 2014 [Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] Today the Episcopal Church celebrates the first Sunday of the season of Advent, which will continue for four Sundays, until Christmas Day. The word “advent” is derived from the Latin word adventus, which means “coming,” and during this season, the church enters a time … [Read More...]

Book Review

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New daily prayers for The Episcopal Church

The psalmist may call upon us to “sing to the Lord a new song,” but we Episcopalians tend to prefer singing the same old tunes we remember from childhood – Cranmer’s childhood. And so I admire the courage of the consultants who produced this excellent addition to our common prayers,“Daily Prayer for All Seasons” (Church Publishing, 2014). They … [Read More...]

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‘Episcopal Questions, Episcopal Answers’

“Episcopal Questions, Episcopal Answers” (Morehouse, 2014) by Ian Markham and C. K. Robertson is an accessible Q&A introduction to the Episcopal Church, providing a quick, easy and non-threatening way to learn about some of the most central and compelling elements of Christian faith. A wonderful resource for today’s busy lifestyle, it is ideal for use […]


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2 Advent (B) – 2014

December 7, 2014 Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13; 2 Peter … [Read More...]

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1 Advent (B) – 2014

November 30, 2014 Isaiah 64:1-9; Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18; 1 … [Read More...]

crop Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day (A) – 2014

November 27, 2014 Deuteronomy 8:7-18; Psalm 65; 2 Corinthians … [Read More...]


Christ the King (A) – 2014

November 23, 2014 Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100 or Psalm … [Read More...]

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Bible Study

Bible Study: 3 Advent (B)

December 14, 2014 Susan Butterworth, Episcopal Divinity School “Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 2 Advent (B)

December 7, 2014 Jessie Gutgsell, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale “I have baptized you with water; but he will … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 1 Advent (B)

November 26, 2014 Ben Maddison, Virginia Theological Seminary “Therefore, keep awake – for you do not know when … [Read More...]

Bible Study: Christ the King (A)

November 23, 2014 Donna Stanford, Bishop Kemper School for Ministry “Then the king will say to those at his right … [Read More...]

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