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Resources for Ordinary Week 28

Resources for Ordinary Week 28

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may know God’s love and grace before, in, and after anything we do] Pause Lord, [or Lifegiving God] we pray that your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ who is alive with you, in the… Continue Reading

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Adapting a Eucharistic Prayer

Adapting a Eucharistic Prayer

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ACANZP) has a framework for a Eucharistic Prayer [A New Zealand Prayer Book He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa ANZPB/HKMA pages 512-514]. This can be used in any eucharist service. ACANZP also allows, in a grand service (with reading, psalm, reading, Gospel,…Prayer over the Gifts,…), the use… Continue Reading

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A Creation Season Reading for Sunday 23 September

A Creation Season Reading for Sunday 23 September

Many, at this time, celebrate Creation Season. This site is committed to the three year lectionary (RC) and its derivative, the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Rather than departing from that lectionary, resources will be provided here that can be used to have a particular focus. A creation reading of the lectionary for the Sunday between… Continue Reading

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Six New Anglo-Catholic Points

Six New Anglo-Catholic Points

A recent conference called by the new Anglican Bishop of Dunedin, Steven Benford, focused on mission and ministry. It was called an Anglo-Catholic Hui. You can read about it here (link off this site). I was asked to give an address about spirituality. My talk covered some of the themes that regulars here are familiar… Continue Reading

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Resources for Ordinary Week 20

Resources for Ordinary Week 20

Let us pray (in silence) [that we may love God in all things and above all things] Pause God, [or Gracious God or Living and gracious God] you have prepared for those who love you good things which no eye can see, and which surpass our understanding; pour into our hearts such longing for you,… Continue Reading

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Transfiguration – Hiroshima Day

Transfiguration – Hiroshima Day

August 6 is the Feast of the Transfiguration AND Hiroshima Day. This is a reflection of mine on the connection between those two: The story of the Transfiguration is the story of Jesus climbing a mountain with his closest friends. There Jesus has a profound experience. There is a dazzling light, a cloud that overshadowed… Continue Reading

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The Creed in Slow Motion

The Creed in Slow Motion

Here, collected together, are 32 posts on the Creed. There are ideas and springboards here for preaching, teaching, or discussion groups. The first is Apostles’ Creed. The second is I believe in God. The third is a source of the Apostles’ Creed. The fourth is I believe in the Father. The fifth is Handing over the Creed. The sixth is I… Continue Reading

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