Category Archives: Seasonal

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Please Hold On!

An Advent Reflection By Bishop David C. Bryan. The Right Rev’d David C. Bryan serves as Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of the Carolinas and Assisting Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South and the Gulf Atlantic Diocese. Part of being married is learning how to live happily with differences. One of these “differences” in […]

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Remembering the Saints during Advent

The usual Advent calendars help children count down to Christmas by giving candy or toys each day. Desiring something less consumerist and more connected to our faith during Advent, ADOTS Communications Associate Rachel Moorman took a cue from a tradition her mother-in-law used to have with her own children during Advent: sharing the history of […]

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Lent Readings and Prayers for Individuals and Families

Lent is approaching!  Check out our resource for families and individuals to prepare for and observe Ash Wednesday and each Sunday in Lent. Prepared by Rachel Moorman, ADOTS Communications Associate, this guide will help you pray that week’s collect, and then follow a Gospel reading guide in preparation for the upcoming Sunday. It also includes […]

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This Christmas: Don’t Forget the Care

By Ruth Gray All Saints Anglican Church, Peachtree City, GA Fireplaces and their imagery have always held a great attraction for me. Just recently I learned that the Latin word for ‘hearth’ is focus. Wow! Home. Hearth. Fireside. Warmth. Light. In times past, family life revolved around the hearth where the food was cooked, the […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Prayers and Lessons for Families and Individuals

The Twelve Days and the Epiphany are a great time to spend a few moments each day in prayer, scripture, and praise. These simple devotions, based on traditional feasts and fasts, along with other devotional areas, are designed to be short but focused. A printable version may be found here.   24 DECEMBER • Christmas […]

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