Tag: Advent

  • Advent Greetings

    Dear Sisters, During this advent season I pray I may rest and take the time to see the Holy all around me. This Sunday is the First Sunday of Advent. As I was reading the lessons for Sunday, I was particularly taken by these words in the New Testament reading in Isaiah 64:8, “yet, oh,…

  • Discerning Hearts December 2023

    Discerning Hearts December 2023

    Advent is a season of preparation. The practice os perparation is aomething that women often have much life experience in.

  • Discerning Hearts December 2022

    Discerning Hearts December 2022
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    Discerning Hearts October 2022
  • Discerning Hearts December 2021

    Discerning Hearts December 2021

    Volume 4 December 2021

  • Bishop Duncan’s Message Advent 2020

    Bishop Duncan’s Message Advent 2020

    Each year I come to the season of Advent with mixed emotions.  I like Advent, and I like Christmas better.  Advent is the getting ready for Christmas and how we accomplish that matters.  If all of our focus is on Christmas, we miss the opportunity to be ready and refreshed for Christmas. If we rush…

  • A Message from Chris Butterworth

    A Message from Chris Butterworth

    Dear Sisters in Christ, Well here we are again. Advent 2020.  We have spent most of the year waiting – waiting for Covid to end, waiting for a vaccine; waiting for the election (no matter where you stand.) Now, we are approaching Advent – a season of waiting.  Oh boy – more waiting. I was…

  • Advent and the Great Pumpkin

    Advent and the Great Pumpkin

    Watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin”, Charlie Brown with my grandchildren on Halloween, the movie seemed a strange story for children on what is for most a candy filled, fun holiday. Linus waits and waits and waits, accompanied only by the somewhat reluctant Sally, for the coming of the Great Pumpkin whom he assures his friends…

  • Advent: A time to prepare

    Advent: A time to prepare

    Greetings from The Rt. Rev. Philip Duncan We are about to enter the Advent Season: a time to prepare for the celebration when we will remember God coming into His creation as one of us. Advent is a time of getting ready for the birth of Christ Jesus our Lord. For many of us, it…