Category Archives: Civil Rights

Evening Prayer 7.1.15, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” 1896

They began to accuse him, saying, “We found this man perverting our nation, forbidding us to pay taxes to the emperor, and saying that he himself is the Messiah, a king.” Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 7.1.15, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Writer & Prophetic Witness, 1896

Today: Sr. Hilary-Grace in her Cantors’ Guild debut! She sang the Venite in a lovely soprano, you’ve got to hear this! For playback click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/wednesday71/ — After Peter and John had testified and spoken the word of the Lord, … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.30.15, Tuesday in the 5th Week after Pentecost

The Vicar got knocked offline today, but the webcast continued and he was able to rejoin the service. Never a dull moment! For playback click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p62r93brigo/ — That day a severe persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 6.28.15, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 8

Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are going into the kingdom of God ahead of you. Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.28.15, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 8

The spirit of the LORD will possess you, and you will be in a prophetic frenzy along with them and be turned into a different person. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 6.27.15, Cornelius Hill, Priest & Oneida Chief, 1907

Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not come into the time of trial. Seek the One who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the morning, and darkens the day into night; … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 6.27.15, Cornelius Hill, Priest & Chief of the Oneida, 1907

It was this Moses whom they rejected when they said, ‘Who made you a ruler and a judge?’ and whom God now sent as both ruler and liberator. The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will … Continue reading

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