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Do Friendships Matter?

February 9, 2022

[…] Clinic, matched with promises from the Baptismal Covenant as found on pages 304-305 of the Book of Common Prayer.  During the rite of baptism, as we are asked to make the promises shown […]

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Pentecost – Westover Episcopal Church

May 21, 2013

[…] with you! Psalm 23:5-6 Andrew Atherstone, Archbishop Justin Welby: The Road to Canterbury.  Forthcoming from Morehouse. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-faith/christian-leaders-seek-to-overcome-polarization/2013/05/15/1bfe9000-bda4-11e2-b537-ab47f0325f7c_story.html Collect for Proper 28, Book of Common Prayer, p 236. Book of Common Prayer, p 308.  

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Bible Study: Christmas 1 – 2014

December 28, 2014

[…] 147 Laudate Dominum Psalm 147 makes up part of a quintet of praise psalms (Laudate Dominum, Book of Common Prayer, p. 804), starting with Psalm 146 and ending with Psalm 150. The praise psalms […]

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The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion

June 7, 2010

[…] has ultimate legislative authority. It authored (and continues to amend) the Church”s Constitution, establishes the Book of Common Prayer, sets out rules for the ratification of bishops, and through its canonical actions sets […]

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Bible Study: Lent 3 (B) – 2015

March 8, 2015

[…] liturgy; it appears as an optional opening to the Liturgy of the Word in the Book of Common Prayer (p. 324). When was the last time you recited the Decalogue? Perhaps as part […]

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This Is the Time of Year…, Proper 20 (C) – 2001

September 23, 2001

[…] the congregation. Many people are delighted to discover the rich offering of prayers in the Book of Common Prayer when introduced to them. Others find a spontaneous prayer experience to be the most […]

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There Once Was a Wise…, Proper 14 (C) – 2016

August 07, 2016

[…] people who are not us. According to our Catechism, found on page 862 of The Book of Common Prayer, ‘Our assurance as Christians is that nothing, not even death, shall separate us from […]

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Bible Study: Lent 3 (B) – 2021

February 2, 2021

[…] similar to that of the Psalmist? How is Psalm 19 similar or different from the Book of Common Prayer’sconfession? 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 What standards do we use to evaluate humanity? Better yet, what […]

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One Driver Sticks…, Lent 3 (B) – 2009

March 15, 2009

[…] and help us set priorities by God’s standards. Look at the list in your Prayer Book on pages 317 and 318. This stripped down list of ten priorities provides us […]

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An intimacy with Scripture

July 1, 2005

[…] it was. The following year I was confirmed, and thus begin a relationship with the Book of Common Prayer that opened the way to a whole new world. During a recent conversation, a […]

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There Was Once a Time…, Proper 9 (A) – 2002

July 07, 2002

[…] A version of this is still provided in the Rite One Holy Eucharist of today’s Book of Common Prayer. Those of us who are old enough, and have been Anglican communicants long enough, […]

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Today’s Gospel Picks Up…, Proper 10 (B) – 2000

July 16, 2000

[…] a few minutes sometime this week to look at pages 304 and 305 in our Book of Common Prayer. If Jesus were commissioning us today as he commissioned the Twelve Apostles, he just […]

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Bible Study: Advent 4 (C) – 2015

December 20, 2015

[…] ushers in a new era of expectations and realities. We recite the Magnificat in our Book of Common Prayer Morning and Evening prayer services, and it’s a familiar text aside from that, but […]

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Jubilee Morning Meditation

May 21, 2012

[…] one of the great sins of the church. And here, too, we have in the book of Revelation Satan presented to us as the accuser who accuses our comrades night […]

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Bible Study: Lent 5 (B) – 2015

March 22, 2015

[…] church and the priest, the penitent person states, “I firmly intend amendment of life” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 447). Our passage in Psalm 119 offers welcome guidance for the person Jesus […]

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We’ve All Probably Heard…, Proper 12 (C) – 2001

July 29, 2001

[…] A life that looks to God through praying together and reading the Scriptures, through our Book of Common Prayer, and through our sharing in the Eucharist. It’s not an easy life, but as […]

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For the House of Bishops

November 11, 2003

[…] direction of the General Convention and its call to engage God’s mission, which our Prayer Book describes as restoring all people to unity with God and one another in Christ.  […]

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