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TREC issues A Letter to The Episcopal Church

September 4, 2014

[…] mission of “restoring all people to unity with God and one another in Christ” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 855). –    Specific examples of what the churchwide structure must and should do […]

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Transformation, Last Sunday in Epiphany (A) – 2017

February 26, 2017

[…] to persevere, something bestowed on all of us in our Baptism (see page 308 in The Book of Common Prayer). The same God who presides at the Transfiguration of Jesus and promises us that […]

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End of 115th Congress Updates

December 17, 2018

[…] that they may enact such laws as shall please thee, to the glory of thy Name and the welfare of this people; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Book of Common Prayer, pg. 821

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Extravagant Love, Monday in Holy Week – 2020

April 06, 2020

[…] us through the year, in addition to the many rites and prayers included in our Book of Common Prayer and its supplements. There are several pastoral offices in our prayer book that are […]

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President of the House of Deputies July 10 Sermon

July 10, 2009

[…] When I arrived, people were unloading card tables, buckets of water, palm branches and prayer books from the trunks of their cars in the parking lot and carrying them in. […]

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Marks of mission

June 10, 2008

[…] live out our baptismal covenant and engage in God’s mission of reconciling the world ( Book of Common Prayer, page 855). They include what some have traditionally thought of as evangelism, pastoral care, […]

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Names, Holy Name Day – 2018

January 02, 2018

[…] we have also been given an audacious name. The Catechism in older versions of the Book of Common Prayer used to begin with this question: “What is your Name?” After saying your name, […]

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Varied understandings

February 24, 2009

[…] understood as a partnership of equals, and has been for some time. In the 1892 Book of Common Prayer and in earlier versions, the marriage service did indeed have language about the wife […]

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The Blues Moan in the Gospel Shout, Good Friday – 2015

April 03, 2015

[…] – even for Christ’s sake. Recently, a group of teens were being introduced to the Book of Common Prayer in their Sunday-school class, and when they got to the section on Proper Liturgies […]

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AdventWord 2019: 18. Worship

December 18, 2019

[…] and care for the world. God is one and we are one. The Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer provides a variety of worship services and liturgical forms. Throughout the Church worldwide, we […]

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One of the Best-Selling…, Proper 26 (A) – 2002

November 03, 2002

[…] You may have heard this prayer before. It is the central prayer of the best-selling book The Prayer of Jabez. A different translation of this verse from the New Revised […]

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EPPN Lenten Series Part 7: Holy Week Reflection

April 16, 2014

[…] enable us all to stand reconciled before you, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. — Book of Common Prayer   Dear Fellow Advocates, As we come to the end of our Lenten journey […]

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Prophets Among Us: Advent Meditation, 12/13/2012

December 13, 2012

[…] the truth’s sake; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 241).

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