The Episcopal Diocese of Delaware
Bible Study and Worship Resources
A searcheable online Bible including many versions and tens of languages. This is the best search engine to find a verse!
The annual Aids Walk that many Immanuel parishioners participate in
Immanuel’s Hallowe’en outreach through the Sunday School
Books (many by Episcopal / Anglican authors)
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A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park: the true story of Salva, a Sudanese boy who ends up adopted by an Episcopal family in Rochester, New York. Told in historical fiction form.
The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith by Marcus Borg: Borg explores how prayer, worship, Sabbath, pilgrimage, and more can be experienced as authentically life-giving practices.
The Wrinkle in Time boxed set by Madeleine L’Engle: A Wrinkle in Time is one of the most significant novels of our time. This fabulous, ground-breaking science-fiction and fantasy story is the first of five in the Time Quintet series about the Murry family. L’Engle was the librarian at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine for over 30 years.
The Complete Signature Classics of C.S. Lewis including Mere Christianity: With his uncanny grasp of human nature, Lewis offers a refreshing antidote to the modern world's consumerism and moral relativism. This new edition of his most celebrated books highlights Lewis's compassion for humanity and his relevance for the twenty-first century. Lewis was a lifelong Anglican.
Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters by N. T. Wright: Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright summarizes a lifetime of study of Jesus and the New Testament in order to present for a general audience who Jesus was and is. In Simply Jesus, we are invited to hear one of our leading scholars introduce the story of the carpenter’s son from Nazareth as if we were hearing it for the first time.
Made for Goodness: And Why This Makes All the Difference by Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu: Bishop Tutu engages his reader with touching stories from his own life, as well as grisly memories from his work in the darkest corners of the world. There, amid the darkness, he calls us to hope, to joy, and to claim the goodness that we were made for. Tutu invites us to take on the disciplines of goodness, the practices that are key to finding fulfillment, meaning, and happiness for our lives.
King’s College Course that our choristers and parishioners go to in the summer:
- Dates: July 22-28, 2013
- Music Director: Richard Tanner
- Organist: Mark Laubach
- Residential Venue: King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
- Concerts/Services Venue: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, Wilkes-Barre
- Course Fees: $565 for registrations received by April 1, 2013; $605 for registrations received after April 1, 2013. RSCM members receive a $25 discount
- Course Website: www.kingscollegecourse.com