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Using Facebook as your Website

Taupo Anglican Parish Facebook Page

Does your parish or church use a facebook page as your primary means of communicating on the web? UPDATED with links to parishes that solely use a facebook page as their presence on the web (see end of post). I have wondered about encouraging people to use a facebook page as their parish website. Now…Continue Reading

4 Dimensions of Priestly Formation

Jesus Emmaus

Several Anglican seminaries have struggled with issues recently. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s opening remarks to the session of Executive Council are worth reflecting on: As old models become unsustainable in some contexts, dioceses are finding new ways to form leaders – like the Bishop Kemper School for Ministry in Topeka that serves students from…Continue Reading

The Effort of Adding God to Stuff

Year Without God

I have only recently become aware of former Seventh-day Adventist pastor, Ryan Bell’s “experiment” of living 2014 as an atheist. He blogged about this at Year Without God. And at the end of the year he found he no longer believed in God. Here’s how it started: For the next 12 months, Bell says he…Continue Reading

Sexist Exodus

Exodus Gods and Kings

Where were Miriam and the Midwives?! I went to the film Exodus: Gods and Kings with low expectations – you’d have to have been living under a rock to have missed the controversy of having all-white casting. But I was totally unprepared for the excision of the significant women from the story. And I have…Continue Reading

Collect Ordinary 2

Calling Disciples - He Qi

Here is the collect for Sunday and next week (Ordinary 2; Epiphany 2): Let us pray (in silence) [that God direct our lives in the way of peace] Pause Almighty and everliving God, [or God of revelation] you govern all things in heaven and earth; mercifully hear the prayers of your people, and guide the…Continue Reading

Less is More

Less is More

Principle 7: Less is generally more The seventh principle, above, comes from Celebrating the Eucharist by Patrick Malloy (The first principle is here, the second principle is here, the third principle is here, the fourth is here, the fifth is here, the sixth is here). A lot happens in the eucharistic liturgy. Those who do it…Continue Reading

Rev. Bosco Peters

Welcome to this ecumenical website of resources and reflections on liturgy, spirituality, and worship for individuals and communities. It is run by Rev. Bosco Peters.

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