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  • Kimberly Sparling
    Thank you, I will check it out. Kim ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      Thank you, I will check it out.
      Kim

      On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 10:02 AM, David MIELKE <davidmielke@...>wrote:

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      > Kim,
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      > Have you explored Western Rite Orthodoxy under the Antiochian Orthodox
      > Church. It is fully Orthodox yet retains a Western liturgical influence
      > which resonates with Lutherans and Episcopalians. The Western Rite Book of
      > Common Prayer was published this year and may be obtained thorugh Lancelot
      > Andrewes Press.
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      > Go to the Antiochian web site and read about the Western Rite.
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      > Blessings,
      >
      > David
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      > --- On Thu, 6/18/09, Kimberly Sparling <belleartmom@...<belleartmom%40gmail.com>>
      > wrote:
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      > From: Kimberly Sparling <belleartmom@... <belleartmom%40gmail.com>>
      > Subject: Re: [LutheransLookingEast] introduction
      > To: LutheransLookingEast@yahoogroups.com<LutheransLookingEast%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 10:28 AM
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      > David Novak wrote:
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      > > When a Orthodox bishop asked him why he wanted to become Orthodox.
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      > > His response was "I have always been an Orthodox but didnt realize it
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      > > till now".
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      > That was the way I felt after attending my first few services at my current
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      > Lutheran church. After being bored to the point of not wanting to attend
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      > worship at the Methodist church, the liturgy was so beautiful and
      > meaningful
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      > by comparison, I never considered another denomination when I was "looking"
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      > after that because I knew the only other liturgical churches that I was
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      > familiar with were the Roman Catholic (definitely not) and Episcopal (more
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      > liberal than the Methodists!) .
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      > I still love my church and my pastor. But I also feel that I need to do a
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      > lot of research on the history of the Eastern Church. Until I found this
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      > list I always assumed everything about Christianity from the viewpoint of a
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      > Protestant. To me, the Lutherans were as close to pre-Roman Catholic
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      > Christianity that existed. The thing I dislike most about other Protestant
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      > denominations is all the man-made "stuff" that has been added. Particularly
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      > the legalism of how to dress, what you are allowed to read, etc.
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      > Any comments, recommendations of reading material?
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      > Kim in MO
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      > enjoying this immensely!
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