Daily Prayer: The App We Need Right Now

By Ben Christenson In 2018, I went on a trip with my fellow students to Canterbury Cathedral. For us stateside Anglicans, the Church of England holds a unique place. It is not a dogmatic seat of authority li... Read More...

The Moving Feasts of Christmas and Epiphany

By Matthew S. C. Olver The ways of numbering and counting and commemorating the days of the Christmas and Epiphany seasons are enough to leave one’s head spinning. The evidence seems to be that Epiphany on January 6 arose in the East before the celebration ... Read More...

Holy Theatre, Holy Worship

By John Stroyan In the earliest days of human expression and communication, religion and art were integrally related, indeed inseparable in the seeking, finding, and expressing of meaning. Every human being,... Read More...

Remembering the Future

By John Bauerschmidt One of the great themes of Advent is the Lord’s coming in glory at the end of time: the “Second Coming.” In modern lectionaries, the four-Sunday Advent season immediately before Christma... Read More...

A High Regard for Scripture

By Bryan Owen  One of the things that struck me when I first started worshiping in the Episcopal Church was the prominent place of Scripture in the liturgy. In addition to three Scripture readings (plus a psalm) in a typical Sunday service, I noticed that v... Read More...

Coronavirus and Communion in One Kind

By Drew Nathaniel Keane In response to the continued risks posed by COVID-19, many churches have restricted all communicants except the presider from reception of the sacramental wine. This expedient has bee... Read More...

Will Liturgy be Enough?

By David Barr When I meet with newcomers to my parish, I get asked a basic question again and again: “How do I get engaged?” The question can mean different things — it can be about teaching, or volunteering... Read More...