St. John's Church Brownwood, TX

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October 2015

Food Pantry Volunteers

There is always need for more volunteers to help with the weekly Food Pantry.  We serve almost 60 to 80 people every week!

Order Of St. Luke

The Order of St. Luke will have it’s second meeting on Sunday, November 8 after 10:30 am Mass. This will be the second meeting held and is open for those who are interested in entering this vital spiritual exercise of… Continue Reading →

The Communion of Saints

If you are new to historic Christianity and our ancient liturgical worship, then you may have noticed something very unique about what we say, do, and believe concerning those Saints who have gone before us. For example, in our creed,… Continue Reading →

All Saints/All Souls’ Day November 1

The Feasts of All Saints and All Souls are two of the major feasts of the Anglican Church and are honored as an Octave celebration, meaning they are observed liturgically for 8 days. The purpose of these Feasts is for… Continue Reading →

Anglican Moment: Why Use Archaic Language?

In our worship we use a form of English that is rooted in the Elizabethan era and which has changed very little in the last 400 years. It is full of these and thous, vouchsafes, beseeches, verities, charities, and properties…. Continue Reading →

All Saints/All Souls’ Day, November First

On November 1, we will observe the Feasts of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day with special prayers for our loved ones who are with the Lord. If you would like to have a family member or friend commemorated… Continue Reading →

Anglican Moment: Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi

If you want to know what a Presbyterian believes you will need to read the Westminster Confession of Faith, a lengthy treatise on Presbyterian doctrine. For Lutherans, you will turn to the Augsburg Confession. Dutch Reformed have the Heidelberg Confession…. Continue Reading →

Southern Deanery Pre-Convention Meeting:

St. John’s will be hosting this year’s pre-convention meeting for our deanery this Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m.

Anglican Moment: St. Francis of Assisi

Anglican Moment: St. Francis of Assisi Francis, the son of a prosperous merchant of Assisi, was born in 1182. His early youth was spent in harmless revelry and fruitless attempts to win military glory. Various encounters with beggars and lepers… Continue Reading →

Anglican Moment: Vestments

Just like the worship of the Hebrews in the Old Testament, our worship is accompanied by certain sacred clothing called “vestments.” Everyone who has a special part to play in our liturgy wears a certain kind of vestment including the… Continue Reading →

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