Here Are the Holy Week Liturgies from the 2019 Book of Common Prayer

We recently received a question from a reader looking for "Good Friday liturgies that would work well for home worship," given the global COVID–19 pandemic. Greg Goebel pointed out that the 2019 BCP's Good Friday service could easily be adapted for use at home. If you're looking for liturgical materials for Holy Week and Easter, you should know that you [...]

By |2020-04-02T16:32:49-05:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Liturgy & Worship|Tags: , |0 Comments

Here’s a Bookmarked, Easy-to-Navigate PDF of the ACNA’s 2019 Book of Common Prayer

The Anglican Church in North America's 2019 Book of Common Prayer is available for free online here. However, I've heard that people are looking for an easy-to-navigate bookmarked PDF. (Granted, an app or something like http://www.bcponline.org/ would be better! But for now a PDF must suffice.) Special thanks are due to Matthew Heflin, who took the time to go through [...]

By |2020-03-14T15:22:23-05:00March 14th, 2020|Categories: Anglicanism|Tags: |0 Comments

Check Out this Video Series on the ACNA’s Book of Common Prayer 2019

The American Anglican Council has put together a series of videos on the Anglican Church in North America's Book of Common Prayer 2019. Here's the video playlist http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFJW0FSYB0U&list=PLsIBCBOGKRhsGguNLw8VTtr62bSijUnLR The videos cover: Introduction The Basics Daily Office Great Litany & Decalogue Holy Eucharist Baptism & Confirmation Pastoral Rites The Psalter Episcopal Services Special Liturgies for Lent & Holy Week Collects [...]

By |2019-10-01T17:17:20-05:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Anglicanism|Tags: , |1 Comment

How to Do Morning Prayer in the ACNA’s 2019 Book of Common Prayer

Where do I start? Whether you're a Rookie Anglican or just "Angli-curious," perhaps you’ve heard of this new Book of Common Prayer 2019 (BCP 2019) and are asking yourself, “What is this thing?” or "How do I use it?" We've put together a "Rookie Anglican Guide" to the BCP 2019 for more information. However, if you'd like to dive right [...]

A New Creed? The ACNA’s Revised Translation of the Nicene Creed

The Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) has recently released its 2019 Book of Common Prayer (BCP). For most ACNA churches, the revised translation of the Nicene Creed will likely be the most apparent liturgical change on a Sunday morning. This is at least the case for our church (Church of the Redeemer in Nashville, TN). The Nicene Creed is [...]

By |2019-07-01T12:57:02-05:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Anglicanism, Theology|Tags: |6 Comments

The ACNA’s 2019 Book of Common Prayer (BCP): A Rookie Anglican Guide

The Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) has recently released its 2019 Book of Common Prayer (BCP). In the interest of making the new ACNA Book of Common Prayer 2019 accessible, we've put together a Rookie Anglican Guide to the ACNA Prayer Book! FYI: You can order a physical copy here: http://anglicanliturgypress.com/the-shop/. You can access the 2019 BCP digitally (PDF [...]

4 Useful Features of the ACNA’s 2019 Book of Common Prayer

(NOTE: Read our Rookie Anglican Guide to the ACNA's 2019 BCP here.) The Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) has released its 2019 Book of Common Prayer! I asked Fr. Ben Jefferies (who worked on the Liturgy Task Force as has written about the 2019 BCP's typography and Daily Office Lectionary) what features of the new Prayer Book were especially [...]