Category Archives: Persecution

Morning Prayer 2.26.15, Emily Malbone Morgan, Prophetic Witness, 1937

What a difference a headset makes! This morning a new member read for us, after retreating in horror two days ago because of audio feedback. He turns out to have a voice that belongs on the radio; we were rapt … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.24.15, St. Matthias the Apostle

Our webcasts are attracting many new people this Lent. We appreciate those who make an extra effort to pray. Play back this morning’s webcast here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p30ijbk5gg4/ Now he was ruddy, and had beautiful eyes, and was handsome. The LORD said, … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 2.23.15, Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr, 156

The steward called the bridegroom and said to him, “Everyone serves the good wine first, and then the inferior wine after the guests have become drunk. But you have kept the good wine until now.” Rend your hearts, and not … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.23.15, Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, & Martyr, 156

It’s ready now. Click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p58z9o19rzq/ Since, therefore, the children share flesh and blood, he himself likewise shared the same things. If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us, but if … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.19.15, Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Scotty was our leader this morning, and we again tied our record attendance. To view this webcast, click here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p8hlm54fg2g/ For a bishop, as God’s steward, must be blameless; he must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or addicted to wine … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 2.17.15, Janani Luwum, Archbishop & Martyr, 1977; Shrove Tuesday

“Among you stands one whom you do not know, the one who is coming after me; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandal.” Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth tremble … Continue reading

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Video Evensong 2.13.15, Absalom Jones, 1st African-American Priest in The Episcopal Church, 1818

Evensong tonight was spiritually and musically satisfying. We shrugged off a short glitch after Katrina got us back on track. Watch here: https://dailyoffice.adobeconnect.com/p7c4l0t50fq/ The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life … Continue reading

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