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Welcome to the Episcopal Church Series (7 vols.)
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Welcome to the Episcopal Church Series (7 vols.)

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Morehouse Publishing 1999–2011

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$83.99

Overview

Explore Episcopalian belief and practice with the seven-volume Welcome to the Episcopal Church Series. Authors Vicki K. Black, Christopher L. Webber, and Peter Wenner present topics ranging from an introduction to the Bible to an outline of the liturgical year. Learn the ins and outs of the Daily Office, walk through all the pieces of a Sunday service, and dig into the history of the Episcopalian Church’s worship and teaching. Each book is written in a conversational tone, making it accessible to both established Church members and those inquiring into the faith.

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Key Features

  • Outlines the traditions and teaching of the Episcopalian Church
  • Provides material for parish group study or for newcomers to the faith
  • Includes discussion questions at the end of each chapter

Product Details

  • Title: Welcome to the Episcopal Church Series
  • Authors: Vicki K. Black, Christopher L. Webber, and Peter Wenner
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Volumes: 7
  • Pages: 1,024

Individual Titles

Welcome to Anglican Spiritual Traditions

  • Author: Vicki K. Black
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 176

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Learn how Anglicans have lived out their faith through the centuries. Popular writer Vicki K. Black addresses Church history from the grassroots perspective, examining the history of Anglican thought, prayer, and way of life.

Vicki K. Black edits the popular Speaking to the Soul blog on the Episcopal Café website. She is also the author of Speaking to the Soul: Daily Readings for the Christian Year.

Welcome to Sunday: An Introduction to Worship in the Episcopal Church

  • Author: Christopher L. Webber
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 128

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Tour through the Sunday worship service with Episcopalian priest Christopher Webber. Understanding that newcomers are often confused by the Sunday liturgy, Webber meets you on the sidewalk outside the church and guides you through the service. He explains the postures, the Christian year, the colors used during the various seasons, and all the other elements involved in the service of the Eucharist. The tone is conversational and easy to read, ideal for parish study.

Christopher L. Webber is an Episcopal priest who has led urban, rural, and overseas parishes. He is the author of several books, including Love Came Down and A Time to Turn.

Welcome to the Bible

  • Author: Vicki K. Black and Peter Wenner
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 128

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Explore the wealth of wisdom embedded in the prayers, liturgies, and creeds of the Episcopal Church. Welcome to the Bible encourages Episcopalians who are nervous about opening the Bible to discover how its texts and doctrines are already in front of them, opening the way for further study.

A terrific introduction to Scripture for those who are unfamiliar with it and those already involved in Bible study.

The Living Church, June 3, 2007

Aimed at newcomers to the Episcopal Church and to those with little familiarity of the Bible.

The East Tennessee Episcopalian, April / May 2007

Vicki K. Black edits the popular Speaking to the Soul blog on the Episcopal Café website. She is also the author of Speaking to the Soul: Daily Readings for the Christian Year.

Peter Wenner is an Episcopal priest in the diocese of Massachusetts.

Welcome to the Book of Common Prayer

  • Author: Vicki K. Black
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Pages: 160

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Navigate the currents of Anglican liturgy and discover its richness and beauty. Vicki K. Black offers this guide for both newcomers and lifelong Episcopalians, declaring that in using this book, “we discover we are not alone, and this liturgical current of worship, prayer, and praise will indeed take us where we want to go—union with the God we seek to love.” You’ll discover everything—from where to find the Sunday collect to how to pray the Daily Office. Welcome to the Book of Common Prayer is more than a how-to volume; it offers history and background to make the prayer book a more meaningful part of worship. With thoughtful reflection questions, this is a perfect volume for parish study groups.

This book would make a wonderful gift for a new Episcopalian coming from another tradition.

The Living Church, January 21, 2007

Vicki K. Black edits the popular Speaking to the Soul blog on the Episcopal Café website. She is also the author of Speaking to the Soul: Daily Readings for the Christian Year.

Welcome to the Christian Faith

  • Author: Christopher L. Webber
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 128

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Introduce newcomers to the faith with this systematic overview of the Christian tradition. Welcome to the Christian Faith offers everything needed to begin a discussion of the basics of faith, God, the Trinity, the Church, sin, atonement, prayer, and Christian living.

Christopher L. Webber is an Episcopal priest who has led urban, rural, and overseas parishes. He is the author of several books, including Love Came Down and A Time to Turn.

Welcome to the Church Year: An Introduction to the Seasons of the Episcopal Church

  • Author: Vicki K. Black
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 160

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Enter into the assortment of rich traditions as Episcopalians move through the Church year, marking the days and seasons that tell the story of Christ in our lives. Beneficial for both newcomers and lifelong Episcopalians, this book leads you from the first Sunday of Advent through the last Sunday of Pentecost, answering many questions along the way. Written in a simple, conversational style, Welcome to the Church Year offers more than interesting trivia about Church vestments and pageantry—it helps you participate more meaningfully in the liturgies of the Church year.

Vicki K. Black edits the popular Speaking to the Soul blog on the Episcopal Café website. She is also the author of Speaking to the Soul: Daily Readings for the Christian Year.

Welcome to the Episcopal Church: An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship

  • Author: Christopher L. Webber
  • Series: Welcome to the Episcopal Church
  • Publisher: Church Publishing Incorporated
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Pages: 144

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Familiarize yourself with the basics of the Episcopalian Church. This new introduction covers the history, structure, spirituality, worship, and outreach of the Episcopal Church in a straightforward, conversational tone. Each chapter includes study questions, making it an excellent resource for adult parish study and inquirer’s classes.

Christopher L. Webber is an Episcopal priest who has led urban, rural, and overseas parishes. He is the author of several books, including Love Came Down and A Time to Turn.