In this issue: Christmas messages, disaster relief, and Bishop Bruce’s visits to Christ Church, Lexington, and Grace, Carthage. Plus: Meditation and prayer, a journey to Advent, and some dates to save in 2022.
Seven-minute video. The Christmas stories are reminders that Jesus came to show us how to love as God loves. And one of the ways we love as God loves is to help those who are refugees, those who seek asylum from political tyranny, poverty, famine, or other hardship.
Seven-minute Video. Las historias de Navidad sirven para recordarnos que Jesús vino para mostrarnos cómo amar como Dios ama. Una de las formas en que amamos como Dios ama es ayudar a los refugiados, a los que buscan asilo de la tiranía política, la pobreza, el hambre u otras dificultades.
One-minute read. Jamillah Duckett, the diocesan Events Coordinator will be leaving the diocesan staff on December 22. Jamillah, who joined the diocesan staff in May 2020 as the half-time Events Coordinator, is moving on to take up a full-time role.
One-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with Episcopal dioceses in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee in response to the devastating tornadoes that struck this past weekend.
Two-minute read. On Sunday, December 12 the Fiesta de la Virgen de Guadalupe was held at Grace Episcopal Church, Carthage. Bishop Bruce was the celebrant, assisted by Fr. Jose Palma, Missioner, Hispanic Ministry, and Fr. Joe Pierjok, Associate Rector at Grace Episcopal Church.
One-minute read. The December edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.