Planning for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on May 21, 2018 9:45:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (July 1, 2018).

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Planning for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on May 14, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (June 24, 2018).

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Planning for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on May 7, 2018 8:15:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (June 17, 2018).

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Parament Types and How to Take Measurements for Them

Posted by Anna Johnson on May 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Carpenters often say measure twice, cut once. With paraments, it’s measure twice and order once! Correctly measuring your church’s altar for paraments is essential in making sure the paraments lay smoothly and look good. Here is a guide to the different types of paraments and how to take measurements for them.

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Planning for the Third Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on Apr 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Third Sunday after Pentecost (June 10, 2018).

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Planning for the Second Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on Apr 23, 2018 9:40:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Second Sunday after Pentecost (June 3, 2018).

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How to Arrange the Sacred Vessels for Holy Communion

Posted by Anna Johnson on Apr 18, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Setting up the vessels for the celebration of the Lord’s Supper is an intricate task that requires much attention to detail. One must understand the types of sacred vessels and their purposes as well as where they should be placed on the altar. Here is a guide to arranging the sacred vessels, adapted from What an Altar Guild Should Know by Paul H. D. Lang.

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Planning for the Holy Trinity (Trinity Sunday)

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on Apr 16, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Holy Trinity (May 27, 2018).

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Planning for the Day of Pentecost

Posted by Andrew R. Jones on Apr 9, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Learn more about the readings, music, and worship-service planning helps for the Day of Pentecost (May 20, 2018).

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Altar Guild’s Guide to the Types of Communion Vessels

Posted by Anna Johnson on Apr 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM

The preparation of Holy Communion is a blessed and extremely significant act. Several types of sacred vessels and linens may be used, and practices can differ by congregation. Here is a guide to the most common types of Communion vessels to help you prepare for the distribution of the Lord’s Supper. The information in this post is adapted from What an Altar Guild Should Know by Paul H. D. Lang.

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