Day: December 23, 2012

Preaching Newtown

As we mentioned yesterday, bishops, clergy and lay leaders from around the Episcopal Church have been attempting to make sense of and otherwise respond to the horrific shootings in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday. Here are a few links to some of the sermons and statements that have come to our attention.

Christmas Pageant: Gabriel

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, ‘Greetings, favoured one! The Lord is with you.’ But […]

Shadows of Advent

Daily Office readings for Sunday, December 23, 2012: Psalm 24, 29 (Morning) Psalm 8, 84 (Evening) Isaiah 42:1-12 Ephesians 6:10-20 John 3:16-21 Isaiah 42:1-12 NRSV: Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. He […]