Friday, December 18, 2020

News from the Diocese ~ 18 December 2020

 News from the Diocese ~ 18 December 2020

Join us tomorrow, 12/19, at 10 a.m. for a live spirit-filled simulcast with our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land. Music and prayers in Arabic and English. Details.
Join us this Sunday, 12/20 for Eucharist with Bishop Gutiérrez. The service is filmed at The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas (AECST) and features AECST youth. The service airs at 5:30 a.m. on CBS and at 9 a.m. on FB, YouTube and the One Love Channel.
Awaken from winter hibernation with a 6-week Bible-study of the Gospel of John led by Bishop Gutiérrez and members of the diocesan staff. Come and dive deeper into an understanding of Jesus' theology as the Son of God. Contact Celeste Fisher, cfisher@diopa.org, to register to receive the zoom link. Details.
We have filmed Christmas music at a few of our churches - and received contributions of others - for churches that need music for their Christmas service. Contact jenbtucker@diopa.org for more information.
New year, new opportunity to participate in the diocese's 4-part anti-racism program. Join us online on 1/30 for part one, Introduction to Systemic Racism, led by Lailah Dunbar-Keeys, M.S. M.Ed., an educator and writer. Details.
Save the date on 2/13 to join us for a virtual celebration of the life of the Blessed Absalom Jones, the first African American priest in The Episcopal Church. Program includes music and prayer. Details.
Join The Church of Good Samaritan on 12/20 for this virtual performance of Handel Messiah Highlights. "While we were very disappointed not to be able to hold live performances this year, we do hope that you enjoy this special holiday video recording of the Ama Deus Ensemble." Details.

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