Psalm 88: At God’s Mercy

By Justin S. Holcomb Psalm 88 is an individual psalm of lament by someone so overwhelmed with troubles (v. 3) that he is abandoned by his friends and feels abandoned by God. This psalm is a song of distress ... Read More...

The Mirror of the Psalms

By Bryan Owen Every once in a while, we hear words from a psalm in our corporate worship that trouble or shock us. It’s pretty rare that this happens in the eucharistic lectionary appointed for Sundays. But ... Read More...

Privilege, Prayer, & Perspective – At Gunpoint

By Peter M. Antoci At 5:50 a.m. on Memorial Day, I was still asleep in my bed, blissfully unaware that the day had already begun. I was unaware that the sun was up, that the birds were chirping, and that three armed, African-American teenagers were shelteri... Read More...

Wait for It: Praying the Psalms in Community

The irony for the officiant is that the only way to promote harmony among the various voices at prayer is to focus on their own. The role of the officiant is to pray through the chaos so the chaos can eventually find order through the prayers. The officiant must be attentive to all who are praying, but not at the expense of their own prayers.

ACNA’s Renewed Coverdale Psalter

We should not expect to hear BBC Evensongs using the Renewed Coverdale Psalter anytime soon, but it is a great option for contemporary North American parishes.

The Daily Office

The Daily Office is one of the acknowledged treasures of the Anglican tradition, and a central obligation of the clergy.