Icon (Close Menu)

SCLM Seeks Comments

Adapted from the Episcopal Church’s Office of Public Affairs

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) seeks comment on A Great Cloud of Witnesses, its proposed approach to commemorations. The full proposal is on the commission’s blog. The SCLM explains in its proposal:

A Great Cloud of Witnesses represents the desire of General Convention for a revision of the calendar of the Church that reflects the lively experience of sainthood, especially on the level of the local community. In this way, A Great Cloud of Witnesses is a tool for learning about the history of the Church and identifying those who have inspired us and challenged us from the time of the New Testament down to the present moment.

“The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music welcomes suggestions and comments as we prepare for General Convention 2015,” said the Rev. Ruth Meyers, the SCLM’s chair. “We hope that this new approach responds to the feedback we’ve received on Holy Women, Holy Men.”

The SCLM welcomes comments on its weblog post or via email. More background on the SCLM is available on its General Convention webpages.

TLC on Facebook TLC on Twitter TLC’s feed TLC’s weblog, Covenant Subscribe


Top headlines. Every Friday.



Most Recent

GSFA Assembly Opens with a Call to Faithfulness

“Currently, the Communion and the world need the witness of a holy remnant,” Archbishop Justin Badi Arama said. “We will continue to stand strong and never compromise the truth for a unity that condones sin.”

‘Needful for This New Time’

“I think I was elected to help the church to reclaim our faith in Jesus Christ — to see Jesus of Nazareth and his way of love as the defining paradigm for what it means to be a Christian, and to not be apologetic about that.”

Fire Guts Art-Rich Toronto Anglican Church

A four-alarm blaze early on June 9 tore through St. Anne’s Anglican Church.

Michael Loves Deeply

I did not anticipate early morning FaceTime conversations about the Buffalo Bills and America’s Got Talent, or the relative merits of various brands of hot sauce.