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4 Advent (B) – 2014

December 21, 2014 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16;  Canticle 15; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 We always celebrate some aspect of the Annunciation on this Fourth Sunday of Advent. Each year, we hear a different part of the great story involving the Angel Gabriel, Joseph, Mary and her cousin Elizabeth. And all of this foretells the imminent birth of the Savior. In today’s story, the angel says to Mary, “Greetings, O favored one! Our God is with … [Read More...]

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Bulletin Insert: 4 Advent (B)

December 21, 2014 [Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] The altar hanging at an English Advent service was made of midnight blue, with these words across its top: “We thank you that darkness reminds us of light.” Facing all who gathered there to give thanks were images of night creatures – a large moth, an owl, a badger, … [Read More...]

Book Review

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Sermons on the Christmas Mystery

“Love in Flesh and Bone: Exploring the Christmas Mystery” (Wipf & Stock, 2014) by the Rev. Drs. Amy E. Richter and Joseph S. Pagano offers a variety of beautiful homilies for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany. As rector and assistant rector of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Annapolis, Md., wife and husband, and seasoned writing team, Richter and … [Read More...]

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‘The Book of Common Prayer: A Spiritual Treasure Chest’

“The Book of Common Prayer: A Spiritual Treasure Chest” (SkyLight Paths, 2013) by C. K. Robertson offers a unique presentation of selections with facing-page commentary. Organized by themes such as “Blessings in Times of Joy and Pain,” “Called to Serve” and “Praise and Petition,” this volume in the SkyLight Illuminations series provides spiritual riches for […]


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2 Christmas (A,B,C) – 2015

January 4, 2015 Jeremiah 31:7-14; Psalm 84 or 84:1-8; Ephesians … [Read More...]

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Holy Name (A,B,C) – 2015

January 1, 2015 Numbers 6:22-27; Psalm 8; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke … [Read More...]

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1 Christmas (A,B,C) – 2014

December 28, 2014 Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 147 or 147:13-21; … [Read More...]

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Christmas Day (A,B,C) – 2014

December 25, 2014 Isaiah 62:6-12; Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke … [Read More...]

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Christmas Eve (A,B,C) – 2014

December 24, 2014 Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke … [Read More...]

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Bible Study

Bible Study: 1 Christmas (B)

December 28, 2014 Johanna Young, Deacon Formation Program in the Diocese of Massachusetts “In the beginning was … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 4 Advent (B)

December 21, 2014 James Miller, General Theological Seminary “Then Mary said, ‘Here am I, the servant of the Lord; … [Read More...]

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...]

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