Temple Small Group Starting a New Book

You Are What You Love

We’re starting a new book!

A small group meets in Temple to share a meal, discuss a book, and end with Compline evening prayers (ACNA version) on Tuesdays at 6:30pm. The next book we're discussing is James K. A. Smith’s You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit.. Please come join us if you're interested in building relationships for Christ and learning how the Anglican tradition provides timeless resources for spiritual formation. If you'd like to attend, please use the Contact page and email to tell us a little about yourself and why you'd like to attend.

Lancelot Andrewes

Last week in small group, I brought up Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626). As Bishop during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I, Andrewes fought to set the course and doctrines of the Anglican Church. He oversaw the development of the King James Bible, and was renown for his preaching. Perhaps his best known sermons are his Sermons on the Nativity. Most importantly to many traveling the Anglican Way, in one of his famous sermons, Bishop Andrews provides the following helpful guide for theology in the Anglican Way: “One canon reduced to writing by God himself, two testaments, three creeds, four general councils, five centuries, and the series of Fathers in that period – the centuries, that is, before Constantine, and two after, determine the boundary of our faith.

Be sure to read some of his sermons when you get the chances; they are rewarding and edifying!