Peace in the Midst of Life: Advent Meditation, 12/4/2012

December 4, 2012

[…] in quietness and confidence shall be our strength: By the might of thy Spirit lift us, we pray thee, to thy presence, where we may be still and know that thou art God; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 832).


OGR Statement and Recommendations on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

[…] love of your Son, who for our sake became poor, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen The Book of Common Prayer, pg. 826 For the Sick Heavenly Father, giver of life and health: Comfort and […]

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Executive Council D020 Task Force releases SCCC report

June 24, 2011

[…] understands the Scriptures and understands the Divine (in ways beyond the descriptions of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer). Arguably, Provincial conformity to this promise within the Covenant may proscribe or limit any […]

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[…] left behind as their monuments. Some have left large and important religious orders, others important books and teachings. Still others a good and wholesome influence, others great charitable works and […]

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A People without Boundaries, Proper 5 (C) – 2013

June 09, 2013

[…] our action. We too are called to be healers. The mission of the church, our Book of Common Prayer says, “ is to restore all people to unity with God and each other […]

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Food That Endures, Proper 13 (B) – 2012

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[…] filling this void. The Daily Offices of Morning and Evening Prayer as found in the Book of Common Prayer are a wonderfully enriching daily devotion. When praying in this way, together with the […]

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Bible Study: Lent 4 (A) – 2014

March 30, 2014

[…] for a moment on one little word, a verb in verse 6: yirdd’funi. The 1979 Book of Common Prayer Psalter, following the Coverdale translation of previous prayer books, translates: “Shall follow me.” But […]

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The Baptism of Our Lord, Epiphany 1 (A) – 2017

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[…] the early church. Let’s start by noting that John did not invent baptism. In the book of Leviticus, God instructed the people of Israel to cleanse themselves from impurities, especially […]

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Wisdom and Grace, Proper 15 (B) – 2012

August 19, 2012

[…] by the devil; and he is not compromised. The prayer after Holy Baptism in the Book of Common Prayer says that when we are baptized we enter into new life and are anointed […]

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