Resources

Episcopal Websites

The Hymnal 1982 – According to the use of The Episcopal Church – service hymns, canticles, and hymns sung by The Episcopal Church.

The Episcopal Church USA – national church website for our denomination. Our Presiding Bishop is the Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori. Our new Presiding Bishop-Elect is the Right Reverend Michael Curry, current Bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina.

Episcopal Diocese of Spokane – our Diocesan Website.

ENS:  Episcopal News Service – the Episcopal Church’s website for nationwide news and announcements.  You can subscribe to email alerts.

Washington National Cathedral – Episcopal worship services, education and music programs which are conducted year round at the Cathedral.

Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership (CALL) – online learning from Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP).

The Episcopal Church Online Library contains a wealth of information including videos, resource links, a glossary, articles, ministries, lesson plans, and more.

Anglican Communion is the official website of the Anglican Communion, The Most Reverend Justin Wellby, Archbishop of Canterbury was enthroned on March 21, 2013 at Canterbury Cathedral.  The Archbishop serves as the spiritual leader for all Anglican churches throughout the world.

Anglicans Online – an independent world-wide online community of all dioceses and parishes of churches in the Anglican Communion.

The Episcopal Café – an independent website featuring news, commentary, art, meditations and videos.

I Am An Episcopalian – a place to upload and share your personal videos affirming your Episcopal faith.

Jesus Was An Episcopalian and You Can Be One Tooa website created to by the Rev. Chris Yaw, an Episcopal Priest, to give seekers an introduction to the Episcopal Church.

The Episcopal Diocese of  Texas – a website that contains Christian Ed. Formation resources in English and Spanish.

People Who Are Rather Fond of the Episcopal Church, an online blog by the Rev. Chris Yaw

Episcopal Relief and Development  – the Episcopal Church’s compassionate response to suffering in the world.  This organization provides funding and resources for disaster relief and sustainable mission endeavors in the world.

United Thank Offering – an organization in the Episcopal Church that provides funding for mission endeavors in the Episcopal Church throughout the world.

 

Book of Common Prayer and Lectionary

The Lectionary Page – the liturgical calendar and lessons from the Revised Common Lectionary the RCL and additional readings for reflection.

The Online Book of Common Prayer 1979 – a replica of the printed BCP.

Revised Common Lectionary – a service of the Vanderbilt Library and includes daily readings from the RCL and additional readings for reflection.

Diocesan Prayer Cycle – Episcopal Diocese of Spokane

 

Devotional and Prayer Resources

Forward Movement, a ministry of The Episcopal Church since 1934, is best known for its daily devotional publication, Forward Day By Day.

The Center for Biblical Studies, creators of  “The Bible Challenge” initiative.  This initiative was developed to help individuals and congregations develop a life-long, daily discipline of reading the Bible.  In partnership with Forward Movement, a series of books have been published to encourage individuals to read the entire Bible in a year, or read one Book of the Bible in 50 days (an ideal resource for study during Eastertide).

The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible the translation used in The Episcopal Church. Also has a number of other translations as well.

Bible Gateway:  A Searchable Online Bible – searchable by passage, keyword, or topic.

Oremus Bible Browser – a site to use to do a search using multiple keywords and Bible translations.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library is an extensive online library of classic Christian writings from centuries past.  Search by author, title, and language.

Explore Faith – Spiritual Guidance for Anyone Seeking a path to God

Oremus – Daily Prayer, Liturgy, hymns, prayer resources

Daily Office – from the Mission of St. Clare

d365 Daily Devotional Site – fresh and innovative, site includes music

Online Prayer Submission – Episcopal Church Site – submit your prayers and pray for others

Episcopal Church Visual Arts – Engaging Visual Arts in the Spiritual Life of the Church

Henri Nouwen Society – Sharing the spirituality of solitude, community and compassion that was embodied in the life and ministry of Henri Nouwen.

Contemplative Outreach – a website on Centering Prayer

Guide to Using Anglican Prayer Beads

 

Family Resources

Family Time Training is an interactive, activity-based website devoted to training families to teach Christian values and principles in the home.

Camp Cross:  Summer camp and retreat center, owned and operated by the Diocese of Spokane
www.campcross.org

Godly Play:  is a creative, imaginative approach to Christian formation and spiritual guidance. Godly Play has a Montessori foundation with 40+ years of research and practice.

 

For Teens and Young Adults

Episcorific is now The Daily Cake,  a web’zine created for and by the Young Adults of the Episcopal Church.

My faith My Life:  A Place for Episcopal Teens and Their Mentors created by Jenifer Gamber, co-author of Your Faith, Your Life:  An Introduction to the Episcopal Church.

 

Online Magazines and Blogs devoted to God and Spirituality

Father Matthew Presents  Fr. Matthew Moretz, Associate  Rector of St. Bartholmew’s Episcopal Church, Manhattan produces this online video series which shares the treasures of Christianity in a light-hearted fashion.

Image, Art, Faith, Mystery

Spirituality and Practice

The Christian Century- a bi weekly magazine on hot topics in Christianity

Barbara Crafton’s The Geranium Farm

Author and Blogger Rachel Held Evans – Author of Searching for Sunday

Nadia Bolz-Weber – A Lutheran Pastor and Author at House of All Saints and Sinners in Denver, CO

Louie Crew’s Blog – An Episcopal Priest who advocates for the LGBTQ Community