Category Archives: Ecumenism

Evening Prayer 3.16.15, Monday in 4 Lent

When Jesus realized that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, he withdrew again to the mountain by himself. Rend your hearts, and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, who … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 3.3.15, John & Charles Wesley, Founders of Methodism, 1791, 1788

The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and started on his way. To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 2.22.15, First Sunday in Lent

People came and said to Jesus, “Why do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus said, “If anyone would come after me, let them deny themselves and take up their cross … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 1.26.15, Conversion of St. Paul

Is not this the man who made havoc in Jerusalem among those who invoked this name? We give thanks to the Father, who has made us worthy to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. Colossians 1:12 INVITATORY … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 1.2.15, V.S. Akariah, 1st Indian Anglican Bishop, in Dornakal, 1945

We had a remarkable Evensong tonight, including 4 unexpected guests we got to see and hear after the service in our virtual “parish hall.” We don’t record our coffee hour, so people feel free to visit informally, but we got … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 1.2.15, V.S. Azariah, 1st Indian Anglican Bishop, Dornakal, 1945

A good webcast this morning, done in 32 minutes + video. To see the playback, click here: Then the LORD appeared to Abram, and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” Behold, I bring you good news … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 12.28.14, First Sunday after Christmas

They shall be called, “The Holy People, The Redeemed of the LORD”; and you shall be called, “Sought Out, A City Not Forsaken.” Behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people; … Continue reading

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