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Maternal Health: A Persistent Crisis

June 17, 2021

[…] the life to come, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. –Prayer for a safe delivery, Book of Common Prayer pg. 444 As a Church, we celebrate and honor those who go through pregnancy […]

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Episcopal House of Bishops offers A Word to the Church

March 12, 2013

[…] Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.  Amen  (Collect for Tuesday in Holy Week.  Book of Common Prayer (BCP) p. 220) Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Your House of Bishops has […]

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Picture This Scene…, Easter 6 (C) – 2010

May 09, 2010

[…] to yoga class, soccer games, or just sleep in instead. Author Reggie McNeal, in his book The Present Future, describes people like Samantha: “The faithful, maybe silently or not so […]

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GC80 Morning Update: Monday, July 11

July 11, 2022

Greetings on the final day of The Episcopal Church’s 80th General Convention in Baltimore. These daily roundups from the Office of Public Affairs provide news, events, and resources related to […]

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Who Hasn’t Been Impressed…, Lent 1 (B) – 2006

March 05, 2006

[…] gift of freedom. God has made humankind in God’s image. That is, according to The Book of Common Prayer, God has made us free to make choices: to love, to create, to reason, […]

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Christ Leading Me: Advent Meditation, 12/12/2012

December 12, 2012

[…] further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen ( Book of Common Prayer, page 832).

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According to Those Who…, Trinity Sunday (C) – 2007

June 03, 2007

[…] eminent scholars wrestled with its significance. The Creed of Saint Athanasius – found in the Book of Common Prayer on page 864 – describes in fine theological detail and precision the authoritative meaning […]

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Immigration and Border Issues, NACO border procession: Crossing Over

September 20, 2012

[…] http://www.tonation-nsn.gov/history_culture.aspx which those with a European perspective continue to call the Middle East Psalm 139:6-9, Book of Common Prayer 1979, p 794 Deuteronomy 10:17-18 Deuteronomy 10:19-22 Deuteronomy 27:19 Among others:  Dum Diversas, issued […]

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Bible Study: Epiphany 1 (C) – 2019

January 13, 2019

[…] in creation, an image from Genesis which is echoed in the baptismal liturgy in the Book of Common Prayer. The psalmist says, “The voice of the Lord is upon the waters; the God […]

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Striving for True Boldness

March 1, 2002

[…] Testament, the word “boldness” is used to characterize the apostles' deeds and utterances in the Book of Acts. Boldness means plain, truthful, unadorned speech free of defensiveness and self-assertion. Bold […]

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The Fact That We Have…, Independence Day – 2006

July 04, 2006

[…] So it is we gather to reflect and pray on this our Independence Day. The Book of Common Prayer recommends that we pray either to “have grace to maintain our liberties in righteousness […]

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GC80 Morning Update: Sunday, July 10

July 10, 2022

Greetings on the third day of The Episcopal Church’s 80th General Convention in Baltimore. These morning and evening updates from the Office of Public Affairs provide roundups of news, events, […]

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[…] as also designating the Church)….” The title page of the 1979 BCP states that the Book of Common Prayer is “According to the use of The Episcopal Church.” The Episcopal Church in the […]

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Open to Healing: Lenten Meditation, 3/9/2013

March 9, 2013

[…] care; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen (“Prayer for the Sick,” Book of Common Prayer, p. 260, modified slightly).

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Bible Study: Advent 1 (B) – 2014

November 30, 2014

[…] the remembrance of them is grievous unto us, the burden of them is intolerable” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 331). In this psalm, the people of Israel – as a worshiping community […]

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