Readings:

Psalm 119:33-40
Hebrews 5:11–6:1
Mark 4:21-25

Preface of God the Son


PRAYER (traditional language)
Almighty and everlasting God, who dost raise up educators and teachers of the faith in every generation of thy church, grant that following the example of thy servant Adelaide Teague Case, we might be bold to proclaim the reconciling power of Christ's love in our own generation. Through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

PRAYER (contemporary language)
Almighty and everlasting God, who raises up educators and teachers of the faith in every generation of your church, grant that following the example of your servant Adelaide Teague Case, we might be bold to proclaim the reconciling power of Christ's love in our own generation. Through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

This commemoration appears in Lesser Feasts & Fasts 2018 with revised lessons and collects.

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ADELAIDE TEAGUE CASE

TEACHER, 1948
 

[Jan. 10, 1887-July 19, 1948] First woman appointed to teach at an Episcopal seminary (Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, MA). Her interests were Christian education and social reform, and she took part in many educational, social and ecumenical movements including “The Episcopal Pacifist Fellowship.”

from Holy Women, Holy Men
 

Dr. Case received her Ph. D. from Columbia and taught Religious Education there for many years before joining ETS later in her career. Her doctoral thesis, Liberal Christianity And Religious Education, was published as a book in 1924 and is still in print. Further information may be found in a short biography by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook.