Pilgrimage Blog Call for Submissions

Dear Pilgrimage Shepherds, When Bishop Sean called us as a diocese to pilgrimage last fall, he encouraged us “To imagine a future we have not seen…, and to embrace the imagination of God.” Since Advent, our Pilgrimage Blog has highlighted personal imaginings on pilgrimage, journey, places left behind, unknown destinations ahead, challenges and joys along ...Read More

Good Fruit and Prickly Thorns

The Rev. Megan Dembi St. Thomas, Morgantown   ‘Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, or figs from thistles? In the same way, every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears ...Read More

Easter Season Regional Meetings

In April and May, pilgrimage leaders will meet in regional gatherings for conversations that will help shape a set of common values for the Diocese of Bethlehem. Find a list of regional gatherings and the congregations assigned to each one below. Congregations are asked to send clergy, a warden, the congregational pilgrimage shepherd, and a ...Read More

Lenten Pilgrimage Resources: A guide for leaders, shepherds & travelers on the way

Welcome to this journey! Download the pilgrimage logo (png) for use in your congregation. A guide with Lenten Pilgrimage Resources is now available, offering ready-to-use materials and ideas for leaders and pilgrims throughout the diocese. With these resources – designed especially for the season of Lent – we can travel on this spiritual journey together, while adapting to local context ...Read More

Anna Thomas Blogs Christmas

If you followed Anna Thomas’s pilgrimage blog during the Christmas season, you know how active she is in the Diocese of Bethlehem and how much the Episcopal Church means to her. “I’m an Episcopalian largely because of how much I love liturgy,” says Thomas, who is a lifelong member of Cathedral Church of the Nativity, ...Read More