Worship with us
Alleluia, the Lord is risen! The Lord is risen indeed, Alleluia!
Join us Sundays at 10:00 am for contemplative worship with Holy Communion at the Abbey (address below).
Join us at 10 am on Trinity Sunday, June 12, for worship and a reception in gratitude for Trinity Lakeside’s Second Anniversary. To mark the occasion we are raising funds for an installation of the Stations of the Cross on the Abbey grounds. We pray this will provide a means of reflection and prayer at the Abbey for many years to come. See the GIVE page to make your gift.
Listen to the Sunday homilies.
Listen to our current Eastertide Playlist on YouTube. Or, see the links to Spotify for seasonal playlists below (Advent, Christmastide, Epiphany, etc.).
New to the Anglican Church?
Worship with us in the Anglican way! Trinity Lakeside is part of the global Anglican Communion, comprising over 80 million worshipers. Our way of worship is both ancient and new, having its roots in the practice of the early church, who “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers” (Acts 2:42). In keeping with these early forms of worship, Anglican worship emphasizes Word and Sacrament: telling the story of God’s love for the world in the scriptures, and enacting God’s love in the Sacraments of Holy Communion and Baptism.
Our weekly order of service goes something like this: We listen to the story of God’s love for the world in appointed Scripture readings and a homily. We profess our faith in the words of the ancient creeds. We pray for the Church and the world, including a prayer of confession. We give of God’s gifts to us. We receive with thanksgiving the spiritual nourishment of the Sacrament of Holy Communion. We are sent in peace, “to love and serve the Lord.”
Our liturgy follows the Book of Common Prayer of our province, the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). The BCP, sometimes referred to as “the Bible arranged for worship,” draws heavily from the 1549 Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England, but with language more suitable to our contemporary context. Archbishop Thomas Cranmer, the 69th Bishop of Canterbury, compiled the original BCP to make prayer and worship more accessible to everyday people. See below (and the Pray page) for resources.
Our appointed readings, prayers and music are seasonal, following the Church Year, which orders around the life, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Church Calendar, with its rhythm of observances, feasts and fasts, begins with the season of Advent, in remembrance of Christ’s first coming and in anticipation of his second, and culminates in Christ the King Sunday.
Interested in our worship music? We sing both old and new, reflecting our appreciation for both historic and contemporary worship expressions. Some of our music can be found on the following playlists, compiled by our Diocese, C4SO, on Spotify:
Check Out These Resources on Anglicanism
- The Book of Common Prayer of the ACNA: Download for free here
- Simply Anglican: An Ancient Faith for Today’s World by Winfield Bevins
- The Accidental Anglican: The Surprising Appeal of the Liturgical Church by Todd Hunter
- The Anglican Way: A Guidebook by Thomas McKenzie
- Evangelicals on the Canterbury Trail: Why Evangelicals Are Attracted to the Liturgical Church by Robert Webber
About Trinity Lakeside
Our joy is caring for souls—providing resources and opportunities to draw near to Jesus and experience his renewal.
Get In Touch
Rev. Markene Meyer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trinity Lakeside Abbey
170 S. Woodland Trail
Double Oak, TX 75077