Ambassadors for God: Envisioning Reconciliation Rites for by Jennifer Phillips

By Jennifer Phillips

In 2006, the overall conference of the Episcopal Church known as upon the status fee on Liturgy and track to enhance and revise Reconciliation Rites for the hot century. sooner than the duty of drafting liturgical fabrics for brand spanking new rites starts off, the fee felt it might be important to collect knowledge from the broader Church. This quantity is a starting for this new paintings in growth. The editor requested quite a few humans (lay and ordained and bishops, non secular, lecturers, penitents, builders of latest types, humans in institutional ministries, people
from numerous cultural and church backgrounds) to handle questions, including:

In the present rites and practices of reconciliation, what works and
what doesn’t?
What’s missing?
How have the wishes for such rites changed?
What new types of rites could we need?
What type of rites may serve church buildings of their ethnic diversity?

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