New Daily Office Booklet: Morning and Evening Prayer for Eastertide 2017 (April 16 – June 11)
This post is a part of Rookie Anglican, a blog dedicated to Making Anglicanism Accessible.
In the interests of making the Anglican Church in North America’s Daily Office Lectionary, Morning Prayer, and Evening Prayer more accessible, I have been putting together Daily Office Booklets, which contain the basics of the Morning and Evening Prayer liturgies, as well as the references for all Scripture readings.
I recently made a bookley for Lent, which can be found here.
(Note: All ACNA liturgies can be found here.)
To review: the ancient Christian practice of beginning and ending each day with Bible reading and prayer is known as the “Daily Office” – as in the “daily service” or “daily duty” of Christians. It finds its roots in ancient Israel. God’s people were commanded to talk about God’s word “when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise” (Deut. 6:7). Our mornings and evenings are important to God.
I believe that, if you follow the Daily Office, you will notice a spiritual difference — in your own life, and in the life of your family!
This new booklet will take you through the Easter Season, right up until the Sunday after Pentecost, known as Trinity Sunday. You’ll notice some changes, such as the addition of an overview of the Church Year at the end, as well as some additional petitions (called Suffrages) included. Let me know what you think of these changes, please!
If there’s enough interest, I plan to create another booklet for the season after Pentecost, known as “Ordinary Time.”
Instructions: How to Access and Assemble the Booklet
- **CLICK HERE** to access the PDF
- Print the PDF 2-sided, making sure to flip the pages on the SHORT edge
- Fold the stack of printed pages in half
- Staple along the centerfold, if possible
- Consult page 01 of the booklet for further instructions
Other Document Formats
Also, here’s the special-sized Word Document I used to make the booklet PDF.
Hope this helps! Please share with friends and family, and leave feedback in the comments.
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