Webinar: Growing Community Through Advent

Curious about the movement to reclaim an expanded season of Advent? APLM hosted a free webinar in September 2022 about the rationale and practice of celebrating Advent for seven weeks rather than four. If you missed the webinar, you can watch it here. More info on the presenters and respondents may be found below. Follow the RSS feed of this site to get information on future webinars, or join APLM by filling out our contact form and making a donation of $50 (or $25 for students).


The Very Rev’d William H. Petersen, Emeritus Dean & Professor of Bexley Hall (Episcopal) Seminary, founder of the Advent Project Seminar in the North American Academy of Liturgy and the author of What Are We Waiting For? Re-Imagining Advent for Time to Come. He has also served parishes in Iowa, California, Wisconsin, Ohio, & New York.

The Rev’d Dr. Elise Feyerherm, Coordinator of the Anglican/Episcopal Community of Learning at the Boston University School of Theology and adjunct instructor in Anglican Studies. Serving as Associate Rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brookline, MA. She received her M. Div. from Yale Divinity School and her Ph. D. in Theological Studies from Boston College. She has been active in the Advent Project since 2010 and is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy.


The Rev’d Jennifer Zogg, Rector of Church of the Epiphany in East Providence, RI. She has recently led a complete sanctuary renovation there and creative liturgical adaptations, including introducing an Expanded Advent.

The Rev’d Philip Carr-Jones, Rector Of Church of the Holy Spirit, Lebanon, NJ. Long-term pastorate with ten years of Expanded Advent practice.

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