Consultation centralizes liturgical life

first_img Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Tampa, FL Rector Pittsburgh, PA Consultation centralizes liturgical life Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Events Submit a Press Release Rector Martinsville, VA Submit a Job Listing Rector Bath, NC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Collierville, TN Rector Albany, NY [Anglican Journal] The International Anglican Liturgical Consultation (IALC), a network of the Anglican Communion, has issued a communiqué summarizing its 2015 biennial meeting, held in Montreal, Aug. 3–8.The network, which met in Dublin in 2013, reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening the spiritual exchange between the churches of the Anglican Communion “by renewing its life of liturgy and prayer as integral to the mission of the Church.”Among the IALC summary’s many observations is the distinct move in several Communion provinces toward revising prayer books, hymnals and liturgical texts—a task often hampered by inadequate human and financial resources.The document also points to emerging concerns about the inadequacy of contemporary liturgical formation for clergy and lay leaders, with training in this aspect of worship no longer seen as a priority in seminaries and ministry training programs.Adopting revised guidelines for governance, IALC rearticulated its purpose. It stressed its central roles of advising Communion provinces on questions of liturgy and common prayer, and encouraging inter-province conversations on liturgical theology and practice. It also committed to reviewing developments in liturgical formation and practice with the Anglican Communion’s ecumenical partners and to aiding Anglican provinces making new proposals in these areas.Continuing the healing and reconciliation theme of the Dublin meeting, the Montreal gathering concluded that the journey toward reconciliation should include “ritual moments and symbolic enactments.“ To that end, the consultation committed to producing appropriate guidelines for these by exploring relevant biblical texts, the theology of reconciliation and baptismal identity, and liturgical frameworks for rites of corporate reconciliation. 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