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The Episcopal Church Center Style Guide for Web Text and Newsletters

This style guide is offered as a reference for writing content for Episcopal Church Center web pages and newsletters. Please note that it differs in some instances from the styles used by the Episcopal News Service (ENS), the Office of Public Affairs, and the Office of the General Convention.

Online Resources
A to Z Style Guide
Punctuation Guide

Downloadable Resources
Guide to Rules of Address
A guide for addressing clerics (e.g., the Rev., the Rt. Rev., the Very Rev.), addressing partnered or married clerics, use of honorific titles, etc. (Church Pension Group, 2007)

This in-house style is based on a combination of sources:
The Associated Press Style Book (Basic Books, 2007)
The Chicago Manual of Style, Fifteenth Edition (University of Chicago Press, 2003)
The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition (Allyn and Bacon, 2000)
Guide to Rules of Address (Church Pension Group, 2007)
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition (Wiley, 2010)
World Christian Encyclopedia, Second Edition (Oxford University Press, 2001)

It is also based on the e-magazine styles of SalonSlate, and Smithsonian.com.


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