Newsletter: The Messenger

The Messenger, established in 1863, is a ten-issue publication of the Swedenborgian Church of North America. Issues are published monthly (with two combined-month issues) in PDF format online and through email. You may also subscribe to a paper copy for a small fee.

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Inside the Current Issue

Silver City–The Little Church That Could, Installation of Licensed Pastors, Report of the Fall General Council Meeting, Temenos Welcomes Rev. Cairn Neely, Almont’s Teen Storage, Virtual Education: Spirit in Action, Rev. Eric Zacharias Memorial Library, and More!

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The Messenger accepts all levels of writing submissions on a wide variety of topics. We also accept photos with captions, artwork, book & movie reviews, and games/puzzles.

Time-sensitive material will receive priority; all others will be printed at the discretion of the editor. All submissions are due by the third Monday of each month to be considered for the next issue.

Please send all submissions and high-resolution photos directly to the editor.


Print Version

Print subscriptions are also available at the following rates:

  • U.S. Address –$25/year
  • Canadian Address – $30/year
  • Other Address – $40/year

You can pay online or mail a check to:
The Messenger
℅ Central Office
50 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Annual “the Messenger” Subscription (Print Version)
Digital Version

Our free digital edition is delivered via email.

Beki Greenwood

Meet Beki Greenwood

Beki Greenwood has been serving as Editor of the Messenger since February of 2020. She has experience in books and magazines with roles in both editorial and design in a large publishing house. Beki has a bachelor’s degree in classical civilization and Greek language and literature and a love of art and design. A lifelong Swedenborgian, she is the Camp Director of the Fryeburg New Church Assembly in Maine, and a member of the Bridgewater New Jerusalem Church, in Massachusetts.

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