(An) Anglican(‘s) Opinion: Priests are not Sacramental Specialists

This post is a part of Rookie Anglican, a blog dedicated to Making Anglicanism Accessible. "The more things change, the more things stay the same." ~ Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr T.F. Torrance’s astute observation applies as much to the Church today as it did to ancient Israel: “the tendency to make the sacrificial priesthood independent of the prophetic Word of God represents [...]

Liturgical Dance Moves? – A Brief Introduction to Ritual Actions in Worship

This post is a part of Rookie Anglican, a blog dedicated to Making Anglicanism Accessible. What's the most confusing part of an Anglican worship service? Surely the "liturgical dance moves" are near the top of the list! You know, when it seems like everyone else in the service -- except you! -- knows to make a certain motion at a certain [...]

By |2019-01-08T17:40:28-06:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Anglicanism, Liturgy & Worship|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

The Processional in Anglican Worship

We are used to community parades, graduation processions, and wedding processions. Not everyone is used to a procession in worship at church. However, even though many modern churches or traditions don't process anymore, it is an ancient and important Christian practice.  In many Anglican churches, as the worship is starting, the ministers process to the front of the church, following [...]

By |2019-01-08T17:40:32-06:00July 7th, 2016|Categories: Anglicanism, Liturgy & Worship|Tags: , , |4 Comments
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