Library and
Recommended Reading

Our Library

We are fortunate to have a library at our church in the Fellowship Hall with more than 200 books for you to check out covering a variety of Christian and Anglican topics:

  • Christian History
  • Anglican Christian Literature and Writers
  • Prayer
  • Church Festivals (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Pentecost, etc.)
  • Christian Living
  • Bible Study Resources (including Various Bible Translations, Books of Common Prayer, Hymn Books, Commentaries, etc.)
  • Children’s Books
  • To purchase The Book of Common Prayer, click here!

Hours of operation: Wednesday 11 AM – 8 PM; Sunday before 10 AM Service

More information on the library will appear on this website in the coming months.

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Looking for a good book?

Here are a few suggestions from us!

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Oliver O’Donovan, On The Thirty-Nine Articles: Conversations with Tutor Christianity.

A great book for understanding the 39 Articles and their effect on our lives as Anglicans. Frankly, all of the faith traditions and denominations that came out of the Anglican Church (Methodist, Baptist among the largest) have the 39 Articles in their DNA.

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Tish Harrison Warren, Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life. 

Tish, an Anglican Priest in the Pittsburgh Diocese, has written a book emphasizing that every aspect of our lives is filled with liturgy and every liturgy should be a part of our acknowledgement and worship of God.

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C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

A must-have for every Christian. C.S. Lewis, as only he could do, reverses the perspective so that the reader can understand what the Evil One and his minions view Christianity.

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John Bunyan, The Pilgrim’s Progress

Quite probably the most published and widely read book of all time with the exception of the Bible. While in prison in the 16th Century, Buyan wrote an allegory of the Christian journey to the “Celestial City.”

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Alan Jacobs, The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography by Alan Jacobs

This is not a repeat of the BCP but is really a biography of the life of the Book of Common Prayer. This book is a fascinating read of the origins and evolution of the Book of Common Prayer.