Worship & prayer should infuse our lives.
God instructs us to "pray without ceasing" in Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians 5:16.
We pray both individually and when we gather to pray as a community in Christ. Our parish's community prayer is guided by the Anglican and Episcopal Books of Common Prayer of 1662, 1928, & 1979. These Prayer Books are grounded in Holy Scripture.
The Latin maxim lex orandi, lex credendi, lex vivendi means the rule of worship, is the rule of belief, is the rule of life. That is, our orientation in worship (what we focus on most devotedly) orients what we believe and the way we live. The sharing of biblically based common prayer with Anglicans around the world grounds us in shared Christian belief.
During Advent and Lent our parish worships according to more historic forms of Anglican liturgy. Setting these seasons apart from our use of a more contemporary liturgy (Rite II) the rest of the year helps us continually focus on what we are praying.
Proverbs 23:18 Surely there is a future,and your hope will not be cut off.