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October 15, 2019

[…] of The Episcopal Church. Browse This Sunday’s Bulletin Insert: Trinity Sunday (B) – The First Book of Common Prayer – May 26, 2024 Lesson Plans Find lesson plans written by experienced church teachers. Browse […]

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Episcopal Church Core Beliefs and Doctrines

October 12, 2011

[…] “Do you reaffirm your renunciation of evil and renew your commitment to Jesus Christ?” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 292). A mini catechism used at baptisms and on Easter and other special […]

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A Gift of Prayers; Call on Me

November 6, 2014

[…] small. But that’s okay. I’ll sleep on it,” he confidently replied as he placed his Book of Common Prayer under his pillow and closed his eyes to await sleep. Call on Me is […]

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Baptismal Covenant and Commitment

October 12, 2009

By: Ruth Meyers One of the best-known texts from the 1979 Book of Common Prayer is the Baptismal Covenant. We often refer to it by title – “Our Baptismal Covenant calls us to […]

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Bible Study: Easter 6 (B) – 2015

May 10, 2015

Acts 10:44-48 Our 1979 Book of Common Prayer includes all kinds of changes to the liturgy for baptism, but the most significant one doesn’t have to do with the language in our prayers. […]

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Prayers for our Presiding Bishop and Primate

December 7, 2015

[…] your servant Michael the help of your power, that his sickness may be turned into health, and our sorrow into joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen. Book of Common Prayer (page 458)  

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Tragedy: Prayers, Guidelines and Resources

November 6, 2014

[…] and strong enough and compassionate enough to handle whatever we have to offer.  Use The Book of Common Prayer, Call On Me, and Changes as prayer resources. And please feel free to join […]

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There Is a Story or Parable…, Easter 7 (C) – 2010

May 16, 2010

[…] rabbinic literature, which illustrates well “the changes and chances of this mortal life,” as the Book of Common Prayer describes the vicissitudes, the ups and downs, of this world. According to most versions, […]

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Stir-up / Traditional Holiday Food

December 3, 2015

[…] also connects Advent to preparing time-honored recipes for the season. In older versions of the Book of Common Prayer, the collect for the final Sunday before Advent asked God to “stir up thy power…and come,” […]

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Ways to Give

October 22, 2020

Did you know that there is a counsel in the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) to have a will? It’s true. Read page 445 in the BCP about “the duty…of all persons to […]

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EPPN LENTEN SERIES: For the Human Family

March 30, 2017

[…] preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’” -Matthew 10:7 For the Human Family, The  Book of Common Prayer O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your […]

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What are you doing for World Mission Sunday?

November 6, 2014

[…] global impact of our call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” (Baptismal Covenant, Book of Common Prayer, p. 305). In 2013, World Mission Sunday will focus on the ministries of the […]

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February 15: World Mission Sunday

January 29, 2015

[…] impact of the Baptismal Covenant’s call to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” ( Book of Common Prayer, p. 305), and to raise awareness of the many ways in which The Episcopal […]

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