Liturgy & Music

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March 13, 2020

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on March 12 voiced his support for diocesan bishops who choose to close churches, cancel in-person worship services or suspend use of the common cup at communion to help public authorities slow the spread of the coronavirus, which now has been found in nearly...

March 12, 2020

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on March 12 issued his most direct guidance yet on coronavirus response across The Episcopal Church, telling members of the House of Bishops they have his support if they and their congregations choose to cancel public worship services to...

February 26, 2020

The dust station is the first stop on the Ash Wednesday Dust to Ashes prayer walk at All Saints Parish in Brookline, Massachusetts. Photo: Egan Millard/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Brookline, Massachusetts] While...

December 20, 2019

The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys provides music for at least five choral services each week. Photo: St. Thomas Choir School

[Episcopal News Service] In fifth grade, most kids are focused on their friends, their favorite TV...

December 13, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A hymn writing competition has been launched to help mark the centennial of the Church in Wales, which will be celebrated across all its dioceses next year.

The Diocese of St. Davids is inviting entries to find a new liturgical hymn to celebrate the...

October 4, 2019

[Episcopal News Service – Canterbury, U.K.] As a child, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry would listen intently as his grandma sang hymns at the kitchen sink.

Familiar tunes gave meaning to holy words. Even in her darkest moments of despair, as her daughter lay dying in...

April 9, 2019

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) is pleased to announce the release of The Book of Occasional Services 2018. The availability of this liturgical resource is the result of action taken at last summer’s 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church.

The Book of...

April 9, 2019

La Comisión Permanente de Liturgia y Música (SCLM) se complace en anunciar la publicación del Libro de servicios ocasionales 2018. La disponibilidad de este recurso litúrgico es el resultado de las medidas adoptadas en la 79ª Convención General de La Iglesia Episcopal del verano pasado.

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July 14, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Ambas cámaras de la Convención General adoptaron el 12 de julio una resolución que les permite a todas las congregaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal el uso de versiones en lenguaje expansivo de tres plegarias eucarísticas del Rito II del Libro de Oración...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] It was a long and winding road, but the 79th General Convention has committed to revising “Lesser Feasts and Fasts” and the entire sanctoral calendar with the adoption of resolution A065.

The journey began in the Standing Commission on Liturgy in...

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