Celebrations and observances of the church year

leading meaningful services from Advent to All Saints" Day by Gary Lee Waller

Publisher: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City in Kansas City, Mo

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGary Lee Waller.
LC ClassificationsBV30 .W275 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22665536M
ISBN 109780834124332
LC Control Number2008045382

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