Class 1: An Introduction to the Anglican Way
Teacher: Paul Julienne (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Class material at this page: https://pjulienne.org/anglican-essentials/
This course provides a brief survey of Anglican history, belief, and worship. The course is designed for newcomers to Truro Church, persons new to Anglican worship, and to anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge of what it means to be Anglican.
The course objectives are:
1. To introduce the learner to our Anglican heritage. 2. To acquaint the learner with Anglican core beliefs. 3. To familiarize the learner with Anglican worship and liturgy 4. To encourage an ethos of Anglican spirituality among the learners.
Anglican Christianity derives from Christianity as it developed in England, continued after the English Reformation, and was carried to America and later around the world by missionaries. It has a distinctive identity with both Protestant and Catholic elements.
Classes are Sundays, 10-11AM. A Zoom link will be provided to registrants. Winter 2021 classes start Sunday, Jan. 17.
Class 1. The Anglican place in the Christian story and around the world today.
Class 2. Anglican worship and belief: The Book of Common Prayer.
Class 3. Anglican spirituality. How do Anglicans practice the Christian faith?
Class 4. Anglican liturgy: a sample session of Prayer Book liturgy.
- Some basic resources (links are free):
- Holy Bible online at Biblegateway.com, all versions
- The Book of Common Prayer
- Episcopal, 1979 Version (pdf).
- Anglican Church in North America, 2019 version (pdf ).
- Online daily readings with Morning and Evening Prayer, 1979 Version (click on image to go to daily readings).
- Online daily readings with Morning and Evening Prayer, 2019 Version (click on “Calendar” to get daily readings)).
- Our Anglican Heritage, Second Edition, by John W. Howe (former Truro Rector and retired Episcopal bishop).
- To Be a Christian: An Anglican Catechism, from the Anglican Church in North America.