St. James was known for reconciliation. There are lots of ways to do that, but one way is not to feed to social media trolls. We figure out which St. James it is we’re talking about, then talk to Carolyn Clement about Social Media Sunday.
The Acts 8 Movement invites you to join with us in a month-long cycle of prayer for our church in the lead-up to the installation of Bishop Curry as the 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, on Sunday, November 1, at noon Eastern time. Each day on the calendar, beginning October 1, holds a specific intention for prayer, ranging from the local to the churchwide.
If you’d like to use prayers from your Book of Common Prayer for this, there are many prayers devoted to the church on pages 816-819.
Please feel free to share this calendar with your friends, social media contacts, and congregations (with attribution). And if you’re so moved, post about your daily prayers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag #octoberprayer.
Holy Cross Day is the only day in the church year that honors an object – and an instrument of execution at that. Brendan & Holli discuss the oddity of giving honor to the means of state-sanctioned killing.
We’re all agreed that we love St. Mary the Virgin, but there’s a tremendous amount of ambiguity around her birth, life, and death in the church. Also, how do you deal with the incarnate God as a teenager? Featuring, once again, special guest Derek Olsen.
We promise this is the last post-GC78 hiatus episode…but it’s well worth listening to. 82 episodes ago, in #3, we uncovered a secret of the heart of the Episcopal Church, and finally we interview the man at the center of it all.
A temporary megachurch forms during each General Convention of the Episcopal Church. Organist Michael Boney explains how he has to adapt his style to keep 5,000 Episcopalians on the same hymn tune, and what it’s like to collaborate with a jazz ensemble on one the classics of the pipe organ.
Our first ever live show – live from the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church. And our technology didn’t melt down! Featuring special guests from @easterppl, Padre’s Pods, and the Official Linguist of the Collect Call.
p.s. Thanks to Derek Olsen for background on “obsecration.”