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Bishop Scott Mayer has sent the diocese this Advent/Christmas greeting. He invites us to join St. Francis in contemplating our relationship with God as we set up our Nativity scenes. You can view it below, or on YouTube.
All are invited to St. Luke’s in the Meadow, Fort Worth, for a Hush Before the Rush Quiet Day from 3 to 6 pm Saturday, December 1. It is a good way to quiet your soul before Advent. St. Francis’ teachings on the Incarnation, prayer, lectio divina, reflection, labyrinth walking, and conversation will provide plenty of food for the soul. While Francis is most frequently associated with the blessing of animals in October, Advent is an excellent time to engage…
Bishop Scott Mayer has issued an Advent message to the diocese, encouraging us: “Give yourself over to hope.” Watch his video message: This has been a rough year, with hurricanes and earthquakes, and many manifestations of division, anger and hatred. Yet in Advent we are called to live in anticipation and hope. And we can do so because the hope of this season isn’t about our possibilities and capabilities, but about God’s ability to make all things new. It’s about God’s ability…
Bishop Scott Mayer has issued an Advent message to the diocese, wishing us all a blessed season.. Find more Advent resources here.
On Thursday, December 5, the Christian Formation Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth will present an Advent Liturgy of Remembrance and Light: When Christmas Hurts. It will be at 7 PM at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 3550 Southwest Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX. A reception will follow. All are welcome.
Online resources can add meaning and joy to your Advent journey, as you prepare for Christmastide in hopeful expectation.
The Rt. Rev. Rayford B, High, Jr., provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, reflects on Advent.