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Local Anglicans Release Worship Album

To the many

In 2016, a small group of local Anglican songwriters including Tina Wurschmidt of Shepherd's Heart Fellowship, The Rev. Sean Norris, formerly of South Side Anglican, now in Charleston, SC and Katherine Rosier of Trinity Anglican, Beaver, came together to help each other with their songwriting.

Confessions of an Ordinand

As I reflect on my ordination to the priesthood, I feel destined to underwhelm expectations given the caliber and amount of support I’ve received personally and in my call to ordained ministry.  Under Archbishop Duncan and Canon Mary Hayes I discerned a call to ministry through Shepherd’s Heart Church in Pittsburgh sponsored by the Rev.

Confessions of an Ordinand

As I reflect on my ordination to the priesthood, I feel destined to underwhelm expectations given the caliber and amount of support I’ve received personally and in my call to ordained ministry.  Under Archbishop Duncan and Canon Mary Hayes I discerned a call to ministry through Shepherd’s Heart Church in Pittsburgh sponsored by the Rev.

Explaining Ash Wednesday & Lent

Ash Wednesday & Lent are almost here. For some, this is is a familiar season & for others these practices are new. We thought we'd provide some explanations from a variety of sources on the significance and practice of Ash Wednesday & Lent.

From the ACNA Texts for Common Prayer:

Lay Delegate Debriefs Convention Workshop Experience

A new feature of Annual Convention 2017 was workshops. In total, 8 workshops were presented. Below is how one Lay Delegate experienced and responded to his experience in one of the workshops he attended. Look for more opportunities like this to be added to future conventions.

By. Dr. Eric Potter

We Need Advent

advent candle

The decorations are up. Holiday songs are playing in all the stores. “It’s a Wonderful Life” is making its rounds through all the networks. So, it must be Christmas season.