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The Cross, The Crucifix, And The Tree Of Life

[caption id="attachment_10986" align="aligncenter" width="394"] Hamilton Reed Armstrong Sculptor http://agdei.com/Reedart.html[/caption] 'Processional cross depicting...

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The Man with the Hammer: A Reflection for Holy Week by Dr Wendy Dackson

[Jesus'] enemies were not the notorious sinners whom society casts out...it was not the gross sins such as shock respectable people which sent Jesus to the Cross: it was the respectable sins which...

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Easter at Christmas: A Thought for Holy Week by Taylor Carey

The last time I heard Easter proclaimed triumphantly from the pulpit was actually on 25th December. Priests, you see, are exhausted for most of Advent, and leading the Christmas Day service is a bit like...

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Welcome to layanglicana.org

Welcome to Lay Anglicana, the online voice for lay people from the pews of Anglican churches the world over. We hope you will get involved by:

  • Reading our BLOG and discussing each post in the related comments (and perhaps contributing a guest post of your own? – please submit a proposal);

  • Using the links in our ARTICLES to other websites in a living encyclopaedia of all things Anglican;

  • Contributing to our collective articles, such as the forthcoming one on leading intercessions, which we will put up on the website to help others;
     

Our aim is to unify the numerically important – but hierarchically insignificant – laity of the Church of England, and to build bridges with other Anglican lay people across the Communion.

We welcome contributions from the clergy and indeed from other Christian denominations: we hope Lay Anglicana will be useful, not just as a place for lay Anglicans to talk to each other, but as a place where we can all seek to understand the viewpoint of ‘bishops, priests and deacons’ as well as Methodists, Baptists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Catholics and so on. (And perhaps it may offer a place where they in turn seek to understand us?)

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