February 2022

Sacramental Life

THE SACRAMENTAL LIFE:  Sacramental symbols draw on our salvation history and reflect the role of the Church as a Sacrament of God’s presence in the world.  God performs the Sacraments with ministers as God’s human agents.  Sacrament comes from a Latin word (sacrare) meaning holy.  Anglican definition of a Sacrament is: “The outward and visible

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Instructional Lord’s Supper the Nicene Creed

THE PLEDGE OF FAITHFULNESS  The word “Creed” comes from the Latin word Credo, meaning “I believe,” and thus we use the Nicene Creed to help us clearly and accurately confess what we believe the Bible teaches us about God. Moreover, when the Church was using the Latin Bible, Credo was the word used to translate

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Instructional Lord’s Supper through the Gospel Reading

The Order for The Administration of the Lord’s Supper Or Holy Communion  According to the 1928 Book of Common Prayer with Scriptural proofs and explanatory notes  St. Michael the Archangel Matthews, NC 28105 stmichaelsanglican.org  PREPARING FOR OUR SERVICE OF WORSHIP  As a rule, a person’s attention is broken into a thousand fragments by a variety

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Some thoughts for Lent 2022

Points of discussion:  Some thoughts from Bishop Chad Jones: Who and what are demons?  What warfare are we engaged in?  How to recognize evil and demonic activity? Practical measures against demons. The role of sacraments against demons. The reality of our current cultural situation Who and what are demons?  Be sober, be vigilant; because your

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