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March 4, 2018

The Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music has spent the 206-2018 triennium attempting to bring order to the Episcopal Church’s calendar of commemorations. Photo: Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] The church’s calendar of saints has been in a...

March 24, 2011

The Episcopal Church's Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) issued a statement March 24 concerning inconsistencies between the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) and the Holy Week liturgies of the Book of Common Prayer.

The statement was prepared during the commission's March 15...

February 28, 2011

When I became an Episcopalian two decades ago, one of my great pleasures was being able to be open about my love for the Virgin Mary.

Growing up in another denomination, I'd been taught that while she could be trotted out at Christmas, hanging around with her the rest of the year was...

November 29, 2010

New commemorations on the Episcopal Church calendar for the months of January and February are the topic of Dec. 12 bulletin inserts from Episcopal News Service. The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music is conducting a year-long open forum on "Holy Women, Holy Men," the first complete...

October 17, 2010

New commemorations on the Episcopal Church calendar for the months of November and December from Holy Women, Holy Men are the topic of Oct. 31 bulletin inserts from Episcopal News Service. The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music is conducting a year-long open forum on Holy Women, Holy Men...

September 27, 2010

In July the Episcopal Church's Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music launched a year-long open forum on Holy Women, Holy Men, the first complete revision of Lesser Feasts and Fasts in 40 years. The book recently was issued by Church Publishing Inc. for trial use. In the second of a series,...

July 26, 2010

Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints, the new book of commemorations on the Episcopal Church calendar (succeeding Lesser Feasts and Fasts) was recently published for trial use by Church Publishing Inc.

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music has launched a one-year review...

July 20, 2010

On July 30 each year the Episcopal Church remembers William Wilberforce (1759 – 1833), a British statesman and evangelical Anglican who used his position as a Member of Parliament from the Yorkshire area to advocate for the abolition of the slave trade throughout the British Empire. ENS...

July 7, 2010

The Episcopal Church remembers its first presiding bishop, William White, on July 17. ENS Weekly bulletin inserts for Sunday, July 18 briefly tell how White was ordained in England as bishop of Pennsylvania and was a major player in the establishment of the Episcopal Church after the...

July 9, 2009

English composer Henry Purcell and Frances Perkins, first female U.S. Cabinet member, are among some new 100 names included in Holy Women, Holy Men, a revision of Lesser Feasts and Fasts that is on its way for consideration by the House of Bishops.

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Bulletin Inserts

On November 14, the Episcopal Church commemorates the consecration of Samuel Seabury in 1784 as

On October 4, the Church celebrates the life and witness of St.

On September 9, the Episcopal Church celebrates the witness of Constance and her companions, rem

On July 30, the Episcopal Church remembers William Wilberforce (1759 – 1833), along with Anthony

Swedish bishop Nathan Söderblom was the first member of the clergy to receive the Nobel Peace Pr

This year, the church celebrates the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist on June 25.

This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 13, the day the Episcopal Church honors Frances Perkins, wh

Today the church celebrates the Feast of Catherine of Siena, a fourteenth-century mystic and spi

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