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Confessions of a tired former chorister

When last I sang in an Episcopal church choir, I wore a black ankle-length cassock that buttoned all the way down the front. I took pride in buttoning it all the way up to my chin. 501 more words

In Theory

Decently habited, CLXXVII

The Revd Christopher Keene, rector of Immanuel Church on the Green, New Castle, Del.


Barer Chalice Bearer

I’ve been spending time at Wednesday services being trained as a Chalice Bearer.  Wednesday service is a bit less formal, no one vests, and people are very forgiving.   575 more words


Decently habited, CLXXVI

The Revd Dr Martin Henig, in all appropriate professorial dishevelment outside St Margaret’s, Binsey, at Easter.


How it's done, XXI

The Master of the Choristers leads the boys of the Wells Cathedral Choir to rehearsal before Evensong.


Church Leaders Following Godly Traditions Humbly

Not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. – 1 Peter 5:3

In the minds of some modern Christians the idea of the pastor being someone who walks on a level of godliness above others is really not believed. 534 more words

Devotional Thoughts

What Vestments Do Rabbis Wear?

I’ve been looking at the Google search strings again, the words that people use to get to this blog. Yesterday one set caught my eye: “Jewish Rabbi Vestments.” 850 more words

Jewish Prayer