An Introduction to Anglican Worship


I am working with a great group of people to plant an Anglican church in Canton, Ohio where many Christians are unfamiliar with liturgical forms of worship.  The following is thus a very brief introduction for those who are unfamiliar with classic liturgy. It may also serve as a helpful refresher for those who have … Continue reading An Introduction to Anglican Worship


Morning Prayer, March 15 2017

Opening Sentence of Scripture Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. Matthew 3:2 Confession of Sin The Officiant says to the People Let us humbly confess our sins to Almighty God. Silence is kept. All kneeling the Officiant and People say Almighty and most merciful Father, we have erred and strayed from your ways … Continue reading Morning Prayer, March 15 2017

Ash Wednesday – 2017

Concerning the Service Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent: a time of penitence, fasting and prayer, in preparation for the great Feast of the Resurrection. The season of Lent began in the earliest days of the Church as time of preparation for those seeking to be baptized at the Easter Vigil. … Continue reading Ash Wednesday – 2017

The Sacramental Word blog….again

For some time, I maintained a blog titled "The Sacramental Word." I decided to delete it, however, when I created the Center for Theology & Ministry at Malone, since CTM has a blog of its own. Although I've been posting with some consistency at, I miss the freedom of writing posts without the worry … Continue reading The Sacramental Word blog….again