Understanding Worship

Understanding Worship

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Understanding Worship is an A4-sized study guide, designed to help all those who want to understand worship better. It engages with the Church of England's new Common Worship services, but goes much deeper than that, exploring the origin and meaning of Christian worship as it has developed through nearly 2000 years. It will be ideal for home groups, study groups, Lent courses, other small group settings, sermon ideas and for training worship leaders. Each session comprises: suggestions for worship in the group, discussion questions, visuals and photocopiable materials, four pages of material for the leader to use as the major content of each session.Material is provided for up to twelve sessions, covering: the development of Christian worship, the Christian year, scripture, music, space and movement, Holy Communions, services of the world, initiation, healing services, funerals and marriage.The practice of cremation was acknowledged; prayers at the interment of ashes were added. As if to counter an increasing secular society, however, the services deliberately celebrated the Christian hope.The texts emphasized resurrection joy anbsp;...

Title:Understanding Worship
Author:Anne Horton, Mark Earey, Perron Gay
Publisher:A&C Black - 2001-01-07


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