Category Archives: Human Rights

Morning Prayer 3.24.17, Oscar Romero, Archbishop, & the Martyrs of El Salvador, 1980

Ready for Streaming. Michael, Gwen & Anjel were our cantors at 7am today; click here. Deacon Susan gave an excellent reading of today’s Gospel lesson; go here. — For if we have been united with Jesus in a death like … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 3.11.17, Saturday of Lent 1; Ember Day

In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Thus says the … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 2.25.17, John Roberts, Priest, 1949

Jesus said, “Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.25.17, John Roberts, Priest, 1949

Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day. Thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy, “I dwell in the high and holy place and … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.23.17, Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr of Smyrna, 156

Ready to Grab & Go! Our early service is ready now; click here. We had great leadership from cantors, lectors & intercessors at the later service: go here. — For if there was glory in the ministry of condemnation, much … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer 2.20.17, Frederick Douglass, Prophetic Witness, 1895 [USA & Canada: Civic Holidays]

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 INVITATORY AND PSALTER O God, make speed to save … Continue reading

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Morning Prayer 2.20.17, Frederick Douglass, Prophetic Witness, 1895 [USA & Canada: Civic Holiday]

One combined service today & 2 cantors – Morning Prayer is now ready for streaming! Go here. — Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. I was glad when they said … Continue reading

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