Tag Archives: Episcopal Church

Connections

This coming Sunday, as well any other I hope, demonstrates how music contributes to the rich variety of worship that is possible in a liturgical setting. When I planned the music this past summer for what I guessed would be … Continue reading

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Shhhhh!

“Then he sternly ordered the disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah.” Matthew 16:20 I think of all of the commands that Jesus gives the disciples–and by extension us today–this is THE command that with sincerity and … Continue reading

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Good Church

I had the privilege of attending the installation of The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church this past Sunday at Washington National Cathedral. I slipped in after playing two services at St. Alban’s that morning, … Continue reading

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Sign Language II: Food for Thought

A few weeks ago I wrote a post called Sign Language.  The post was written in response to a question posed  at an informal Adult Forum called Ask a Priest:  https://stalbansparish.wordpress.com/2015/09/14/sign-language/  The point of that post was that in a liturgy like … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.  Jimi Hendrix Didn’t think you’d ever see me quoting Jimi Hendrix? It was one of many things said by the Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop-elect, The … Continue reading

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Grace wins

The Wednesday blogger has been delinquent the last couple of weeks. Things at church have been a bit of a whirlwind, and the Daily Cup became the thing I intended to get to, but didn’t, in order to keep the … Continue reading

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June 25: James Weldon Johnson, Poet

It was sung in churches all over the country last Sunday. A sign of solidarity with the families of those killed in Charleston last week, with the AME church, and with African-Americans. The power of a song to connect us … Continue reading

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