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I Am Episcopalian

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    A Long Way Around...

    Sometimes, I feel like the prodigal son, except that, as the story goes, I didn't live it up as much he did, nor was I quite as rebellious.  Not too long after my confirmation in the Episcopal church at thirteen, I discovered the girls in the local southern Baptist...
    mysticflyer mysticflyer 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 14, 2012

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    My Happiest Accident

    It was a day that had been six months in coming. It was a day that desperately needed to happen. I had found a church that caught my interest and didn't raise any red flags, and after missing every liturgical feast I knew of, I had screwed up the courage to darken its doors and...
    lovecraftanon lovecraftanon 26-30, M Nov 1, 2013

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    Aaahhh. Home At Last.

    After growing up in a nightmarish church, I pretty much avoided all denominations and congregations. Although I am Christian, I am very often ashamed of my fellow believers' approach to the Christian life and their view of the "outside" world. I think I will feel...
    BookNerd BookNerd 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Becoming An Episcopalian

    I was born, baptised, raised, confirmed and married into the Roman Catholic tradition of Christianity. I always found comfort in the liturgical cyle of the church year and found great meaning in the mass and all the symbols and traditions within the church. As a sect of...
    popescottxxiv popescottxxiv 31-35, M Oct 6, 2011

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    I Am A 'cradle' Episcopalian, From The Beginning, From Henry Viii . . . .

    My family and our Anglicanism goes back over 500 years. My people were on the first English ships to bump into North America. I grew up in a devout Rite I household in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the 1960s' 1970s' and early 1980s. Those Mormons picked a fight with me every day...
    ThunderWolf50 ThunderWolf50 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    On My Journey

    For me, coming from a fairly conservative religious background and being "evangelical" the transition has not always been an easy one.  Moving from a world that was easily defined as "black and white" and if the bible says it; that settles it kind of...
    Praetorious Praetorious 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Just a Quick Story

    i was not raised in the episcopal church, but i was confirmed into the episcopal church as an adult, because i wanted to be. i actually was employed by the episcopal church first, and then decided that i wanted to join. i absolutely love it. in my opinion, the...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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    I Am Young And Episcopalian

    Episcopalian to me isn't a very exciting religion. I was raised in a church I spent only 8 years at. I barely go to church now . . . My best friend still goes to the same church. I met my best friend at the church when I was only 1 or 2. I am 13 now she is 14 we have been friends...
    Angelies Angelies 13-15, F Nov 17, 2012

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    Fun Word

    I'm not. But my adoptive mother is. I remember passing a cool looking church as a child and asking her what religion's church it was. She said Episcopalian and told me that that was how she was raised. I thought it was the absolute coolest word ever. It rolls off the tongue...
    wonderlust wonderlust 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 5, 2008

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    What Can We Bring to the Table?

      Being Black is hard enough, as the people in the world see me for my color first, but it is even hard in the church. I was on a commission in the Diocese where an event was being planned. One thing that was wanted for this event was for each of the ethnic groups to...
    RedDwarf RedDwarf 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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