Category: liturgy

Maundy Thursday: Love on the move

A sermon preached at Christ Church, New Haven, CT on Maundy Thursday 2013. This is how you shall eat it: your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand;...

Ashes whither?

This week, in addition to repentance, papal resignations, and Lent Madness, a looming big topic is Ashes to Go. My friend Emily Mellott is perhaps the major force behind the trend, and we’ve had...

Let all the earth keep silence…

I’ve been thinking about silence lately. It is a challenge for me and always has been. And yet, whenever I manage to pull off a few moments of actual silence, it is a gift....

Epiphany proclamation 2013

After lying fallow for months, it’s time for 7WD to come back to life. And what better way to do that than this year’s Epiphany Proclamation. Look for some more blog posts in the...

Blogging “Blue”: Liturgy Sundries II

This is the fifteenth in a series of posts on the “Blue” Book for General Convention 2012. Previously, I blogged about Liturgy Sundries I (SCLM). Next up is Ministry Development. Please see my index of General Convention 2012...

Blogging “Blue”: Holy Women, Holy Men

This is a thirteenth in a series of posts on the “Blue” Book for General Convention 2012. Previously, I blogged about Same-sex Blessings (SCLM). Next up is Liturgy Sundries I (SCLM). Please see my index of General Convention...

Further thoughts on Confirmation

In my continuing series on the “Blue” Book for General Convention, I posted a bit yesterday about some resolutions related to Christian formation and education. A could of those resolutions deal with confirmation, so...

A pulpit for our time

If Forward Movement decided to sell liturgical furniture, this is the sort of thing we’d offer. A company called Little Mountain Productions is now selling the iPulpit. You guessed it. It’s a pulpit for...