First Sunday of Advent, Nov 30

(If your view is truncated, click on the title to read the entire post.)   It is Advent, the church’s birthday, for Advent marks the beginning of the church year. In the church’s three-year cycle of suggested daily and Sunday scripture readings, we begin a new round: we are in Year B. Immediately our scriptures…

Welcome

Welcome to Watch and Pray, a four-week Advent study from the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas.¬† This study is based on the readings – gospel, Old Testament, and New Testament – for each of the four Sundays in Advent, 2014. The study¬† includes some background material for each week on Sunday, then a daily reflection…