Posts tagged with ‘liturgy’

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The Scandal of Holy Week

by Drew Downs
The Scandal of Holy Week

I grew up with Holy Week. As a life-long Episcopalian, Holy Week was a natural part of my upbringing. Just as all the seasons of the church were. But really Holy Week wasn’t a week. It was a couple of days. For me, Holy Week meant just Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. After a season […]

Why we’re reading only one lesson on Sunday

by Drew Downs

Last November, we made a small change in our worship each week. Beginning in Advent, we have chosen to read only one lesson, rather than two. I wanted to share again why we are trying this out. On page 357 of the Book of Common Prayer, under the heading “Lessons” it says The people sit. […]