Liturgy & Music


July 9, 2012

The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops meets July 9 during the 77th meeting of General Convention. Photo/Araceli Ma

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Bishops on July 9 approved liturgical resources for blessing same gender relationships and diocesan...

July 9, 2012

Committee member the Rev. Ruth Kirk, deputy in the Diocese of Delaware, said she supported adding the conscience clause “in the spirit of generosity.” Photo/Sharon Sheridan

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] The General Convention Prayer Book, Liturgy and Church Music...

July 6, 2012

[Episcopal New Service — Indianapolis] The Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Committee has recommended adoption of resolutions to continue revision of Holy Women, Holy Men and to form a task force to study marriage.

Resolution A051 originally called for continuing trial use of Holy...

June 5, 2012

The icon of Our Lady of Vladimir, shown here on a convention worship program, also will be incorporated into a reredos behind the altar at General Convention.

[Episcopal News Service] Worship at General Convention will demonstrate diverse liturgy and music from across the...

April 26, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] While much public attention focused on its work on same-gender blessings, the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music tackled multiple other issues during the 2010-2012 triennium.

“The work that is put into the lap of the Standing Commission on Liturgy...

April 24, 2012

Participants enjoy refreshments and music at a "Beer n'Hymns" event at St. David of Wales Episcopal Church in Portland, Oregon. Photo/Karen Ward

[Episcopal News Service] The ages-old tradition of beer and religion has come to Portland.

About 75 people gathered in the...

April 15, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The parish of Christ Church Christiana Hundred, just outside of Wilmington, Delaware, puts music to work in service of mission. With roots in a plot of land donated in 1817 by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, founder of the DuPont Co., the church has had an...

March 8, 2012

By: The Public Affairs Office

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) of the Episcopal Church has forwarded to the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies excerpts from its report, “I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing”: Resources for Blessing Same-Gender Relationships.

The report, nearly three...

February 23, 2012

By: The Public Affairs Office

The Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM), has issued the following statement concerning inconsistencies between the Revised Common Lectionary and the Holy Week Liturgies of the Book of Common Prayer.

The statement was prepared during the SCLM meeting in March...

February 23, 2012

[Oficina de Asuntos Públicos] La Comisión Permanente de Liturgia y Música de la Iglesia Episcopal (SCLM), ha emitido la siguiente declaración relativa a las incongruencias entre el Leccionario Común Revisado y las liturgias de la Semana Santa del Libro de Oración Común.

La declaración...