Posts from March 2019

Posts from March 2019

Special Worship Services

EPIPHANY EVENING PRAYER The name “Epiphany” is derived from a Greek word meaning “manifestation” or appearing.” Anglican Prayer Books interpret the word with an alternative title, “The Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles.” A Christian observance on January 6 is found as early as the end of the second century in Egypt. The…

The Order of the Daughters of the King

The Order of the Daughters of the King is a spiritual sisterhood in existence since 1885, composed of women who are dedicated to a life of prayer, service, and evangelism. The Royal Cross, the official publication of our order, has been published since 1892. We are lay and ordained women who have made a commitment to Jesus as our Savior, and we follow Him as Lord of our…

The Sacraments

In the Catechism in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, we read that the two great sacraments of the Gospel given by Christ to his Church are Holy Baptism and the Holy Eucharist (BCP, p. 858). Holy BaptismJohn the Baptist baptized in water but announced also the coming of a “Strong One” who would baptize with the Holy Spirit (Mk 1:7-8). John focused primarily on…