Links of Interest
The Episcopal Diocese of WNY is the geographical division of the Episcopal church in which St. Michaels is located
Francis MacNutt, Christian Healing Ministries (http://www.christianhealingmin.org) Francis and his wife Judith founders of CHM and have recently associated with the International Order of St. Luke and will share teaching and healing mission calendars. Francis wrote several important books on healing including: Healing, Deliverance from Evil Spirits, Healing Prayer and many others.
Look back several centuries to church history via the Westminster Abbey (http://www.westminster-abbey.org) An architectural masterpiece of the thirteenth to sixteenth centuries, Westminster Abbey also presents a unique pageant of British history - the Confessor's Shrine, the tombs of Kings and Queens, and countless memorials to the famous and the great. It has been the setting for every Coronation since 1066 and for numerous other Royal occasions. Today it is still a church dedicated to regular worship and to the celebration of great events in the life of the nation. Neither a cathedral nor a parish church, Westminster Abbey is a "royal peculiar" under the jurisdiction of a Dean and Chapter, subject only to the Sovereign.
Anglican Fellowship of Prayer PO Box 31, Orlando, FL 32802-003. Telephone (407) 438-3166 (407) 438-3166 . Seeds planted through a 1950s prayer group led by Helen Shoemaker and Polly Wiley were nurtured by Bishop Austin Pardue, Pittsburgh; Bishop Frederick Wilkinson, Toronto; and Bishop Cuthbert Bardsley, Coventry. AFP sponsors an annual international conference; supports prayer conferences, retreats, workshops, and seminars (see their Web site for dates and locations); develops educational and other materials; mail order service for books and tapes on prayer (some deal specifically with healing). Although the organization is certifiably Anglican, much of its information is ecumenical and would be useful to anyone interested in deepening their prayer life. -- -written by Michelle Howard, Portland, Oregon.
Healing Prayer (http://justus.anglican.org/resources/healing/healhome.html), an online resource for Christian Healing. This site, authored by Michell Howard, a member of the Order of St. Luke in Portland, Oregon, is a clearinghouse for information. It exists to save you time. Its main purpose is to help you connect with organizations that educate, train, and prepare people for healing ministry. If you have a desire to bring wholeness to broken and troubled people, situations, and places, the information at this site will guide you toward ways to do that.
The Book of Common Prayer is the standard worship book of the Episcopal Church.
Forward Day by Day - A daily inspirational reading to consider on your journey of faith.
C.S. Lewis Website - One of several web sites devoted to the writings of Christian author C.S.Lewis.
Church Locators - http://www.findachurch.com/, Resources for finding a church when vacationing or traveling.