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recycle

What do we mean when we say ‘recycle’ and why do we strive to do this [...]

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When someone dies, Episcopal Native Americans burn a Paschal Candle from two to four days, so an individual Paschal Candle does not last long [...]

vestments

What? The whims of fad and fashion enter the church? Sure, did and does. Even in the church, styles change with passing centuries and the adaptations needed to perform the liturgy [...]

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Bishop Magness, the Suffragan Bishop for Federal Ministries mentioned that he would like stoles for the chaplains serving in combat zones to be made of a camouflage fabric that was washable [...]

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What is the protocol for using colored embroidery on linens? Where should the inscription go on vessels or paraments? Send us your questions and we’ll find the answers [...]

altarlinenrepair

The Mission Supply Ministry assists parishes in financial need to make linens at low cost, or to guide you in making or repairing other vestments and paraments [...]

GreenCleaning

We have been sold on the idea that getting our house, or sacristy, clean requires products that are harsh or even downright dangerous, but it’s not true [...]

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Most of us are blessed to be able to worship with lovely linens and vestments, but some parishes are unable to provide altar linens at all. NAGA’s Mission Supply Ministry supplies altar linens to parishes in need [...]

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To paraphrase Churchill, art is influenced by the culture in which it is created and then influences the culture that follows. And vestments speak volumes about who we are, how we see ourselves and where we are heading as the people of God [...]

The renewal of a hand-appliqued Trinitarian symbol for an altar frontal orignally created in the mid-sixties

As suppliers of fine quality textile appointments since 1789, Wippell has enormous experience in handling all sorts of fabrics, trimmings and embellishments, and we pass on the stewardship of these various pieces to the altar guild team, who care for them in a most generous way [...]

Members of the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion II Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Afghanistan

NAGA Service Ministries makes and sends stoles to our chaplains in the Armed Forces. Chaplain David Duprey, who received a set while in Afghanistan, wrote “We are isolated out here, not only from the larger body of believers in Christ, but also from our own mother church. Those stoles were a tether for me [...]“

The Rev. Heidi Kinner

The DAG Sewing Room in California began some sixty years ago and was a major source of church furnishings. The sewing room continues today, offering a helping hand to parishes in need of linens, or just design assistance [...]

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“…they shall use gold, blue, purple and crimson yarns and fine linen.” (Exodus 28:5) Finely woven white linen and vividly colored textiles, have been part of our worship tradition for a very long time [...]

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Vestments and altar hangings are more than a colorful, occasionally changing backdrop to worship. They are congregational treasurers that enhance the liturgy and every congregation has the talent to save and preserve them [...]

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I was asked to design a more modern and up-to-date stole for our chaplains, and I believe it is our calling to support the men and women putting their lives on the line for us. I would like to compile a list of sewers [...]