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All Saints’ Day (A) – 2014

November 2, 2014 Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 “Glory to God and praise and love / be now and ever given / by saints below and saints above, / the Church in earth and heaven.” So concludes Charles Wesley’s venerable hymn, “O for a thousand tongues to sing.” The hallowed vision of saints robed in white, genuflecting and joining together in a chorus of praise around a resplendent heavenly throne is as … [Read More...]

Bulletin Insert

“Paradise,” from the manuscript “De Civitate Dei” by St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430), Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, Paris, France

Bulletin Insert: All Saints’ Day (A)

[Scroll down or click here for ready-to-print PDFs.] November 2, 2014 Although All Saints’ Day is celebrated each year on November 1, since it is one of the seven principal feast days on the church’s lectionary calendar, many Episcopal churches will celebrate All Saints’ Day today, the first Sunday in November. However, on the lectionary … [Read More...]

Book Review

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The Christian compass

“Your Living Compass” (Morehouse, 2014) divides a compass into four quadrants: soul, mind, strength and heart. Scott Stoner, an Episcopal priest and licensed marriage and family therapist, presents this new kind of compass with Christian faith pulling the needle. Stoner divides each quadrant into sections: soul contains spirituality as well as … [Read More...]

Episcopal Bookshelf

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‘A Powerful Blessing’

Douglas M. Carpenter’s “A Powerful Blessing” (TransAmerica Printing, 2012) is the first biography of Charles Colcock Jones Carpenter, Sr., Alabama’s sixth bishop, and is also the first biography of any of the eight clergy whom Martin Luther King, Jr., addressed in his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Because of the magnificence of King’s letter, some have […]



Christ the King (A) – 2014

November 23, 2014 Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100 of Psalm … [Read More...]


23 Pentecost, Proper 28 (A) – 2014

November 16, 2014 Judges 4:1-7 and Psalm 123 [or Zephaniah 1:7, … [Read More...]


22 Pentecost, Proper 27 (A) – 2014

November 9, 2014 Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 and Psalm 78:1-7 (or … [Read More...]

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All Saints’ Day (A) – 2014

November 2, 2014 Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John … [Read More...]

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Bible Study

Bible Study: Christ the King (A)

November 26, 2014 Donna Stanford, Bishop Kemper School for Ministry “Then the king will say to those at his right … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 23 Pentecost, Proper 28 (A)

November 16, 2014 James Miller, General Theological Seminary “For to all those who have, more will be given, and … [Read More...]

Bible Study: 22 Pentecost, Proper 27 (A)

November 9, 2014 Hunter Ruffin, Seminary of the Southwest “Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor … [Read More...]

Bible Study: All Saints’ Day (A)

November 2, 2014 Steven M. Balke, Jr., Virginia Theological Seminary “Blessed are those who are persecuted for … [Read More...]

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