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Why call Anglican pastors, priests?

Priesthood in the Old and New Testaments A priest in the Old Testament is simply a mediator between God and the people of God. Likewise, the people of Israel, collectively, can be called “priests” since they are called by God to mediate salvation to the nations. We see this in Exodus 19:5-6, where God tells Moses to address the people saying… Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all…

anglican worship 101

I am working with a great group of people to plant an Anglican church in Canton, Ohio where many Christians are unfamiliar with liturgical forms of worship.  The following is thus a very brief introduction for those who are unfamiliar with classic liturgy. It may also serve as a helpful refresher for those who have worshiped this way for some time. In my mind, these four characteristics of Anglican worship are especially noteworthy. First, Anglican…