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The Current Issue of the Messenger and Archives

*The original PDF of the September 2020 issue of the Messenger that was emailed out had a slight error in the “Rev. Benjamin Fiske Barrett Preaches on Black Lives Matter” article By Gail McCormick.  The words “a classmate” had been added in regards to Ralph Waldo Emerson in an editorial revision. They have been removed in keeping with the factual content of the original manuscript. The above link contains the corrected version and the print version is correct.

June 2020 Issue CORRECTION to “The Name of the Lord” by Robert McCluskey


The Messenger is a 10 issue, monthly publication of the Swedenborgian Church of North America. Issues are published in PDF format online and through email, you may also subscribe to a paper copy.

The Messenger accepts all levels of writing submissions. A wide variety of submissions are welcomed. 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 email all submissions and high resolution photos to: Messenger@Swedenborg.org

To subscribe to the Messenger via email, Click Here

Subscriptions for physical copies are also available. You may choose to pay for a one year or two year subscription.

  • US Address – $20/year
  • Canadian Address – $30/year
  • Other Address -$35/year

**Please Note: As of January 1, 2021, the Messenger {physical copies} Subscription Rates will be as follows:

  • US Address –$25/year ($50/2 years)
  • Canadian Address – $30/year ($60/2 years)
  • Other Address – $40/year ($80/2 years)

Subscribe before December 31, 2020 to receive the current rates.

Payment can be made by check, credit card or through Paypal – make sure you indicate that your payment is for a Subscription to the Messenger. Checks can be made out to The Swedenborgian Church and sent to:

The Messenger, Central Office
50 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

If you would like to pay via Credit Card, please call Central Office: 617-969-4240

A subscription to the Messenger makes a great gift that lasts all year long! 
Email Manager@Swedenborg.org if you would like to gift a subscription of the Messenger to a friend of family member.

Any questions? Contact Manager@Swedenborg.org

Beki Greenwood, Editor