Saturday, December 10, 2011

Update on SCLM "Blessings Project"

The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs
Press Release: December 09, 2011

Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music offers updated and new resources, materials online

Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) has updated and posted new educational materials and resources online, offering easy access and free downloading for a myriad of references, resolutions, etc., on Resolution C056, “Liturgies for Blessings.”

The materials are available in English and Spanish here:

“The purpose of these materials is to inform people about the work of SCLM, in preparation for the release of the resources next spring, prior to General Convention 2012,” noted the Rev. Dr. Ruth Meyers, SCLM Chair. “They are designed particularly for deputies and diocesan conventions, but could be used in other contexts.”

Among the items are: Educational Material for Diocesan Convention; Educational Material for Diocesan Meetings of Deputies; Liturgical Principles; Overview for Deputies; Theological Reflection; Understanding Resolution C056.

General Convention 2009 (GC09) Resolution C056, "Liturgies for Blessings," called for the SCLM to gather and develop theological and liturgical resources for the blessing of same gender relationships.

For more information contact SCLM at or visit the SCLM blog

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