Tag: advent season

Transition and Holy Waiting: Part II

By Ed Keithly, Deputy Transition Ministry Director Read Part I of the article series here. I don’t want anyone to think that this is one long story trending towards, “Pipe down and trust us, okay?” […]

Transition and Holy Waiting: Part I

By Ed Keithly, Deputy Transition Ministry Director “Therefore, keep awake for you do not know when the time will come.” Mark 13:35 Pretty much everyone I serve is in a time of anxious waiting. As […]

The Christmas Season

Today, we enter the season of Christmas. We commemorate the Incarnation of the Word of God in the birth of Jesus Christ. After a season of anticipation, reflection and waiting, we celebrate Jesus’ birth. Thank […]

The Immaculate Conception

Today’s Readings: PM Psalm 89:1-29; Isa. 59:15b-21; Phil. 2:5-11 A Reflection from the Rt. Rev. Shannon S. Johnston, Bishop Originally published Nov. 2011 You know what the immaculate conception is, don’t you? Especially now around […]

Sing a Song of Advent

Today’s Readings: AM Psalm 61, 62; PM Psalm 112, 115; Zeph. 3:14-20; Titus 1:1-16; Luke 1:1-25 A Reflection from Helen Spence of St. Christopher’s, Springfield Don’t you just LOVE Advent? I do. As a lifelong […]