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.It is a collection of services and resources. being published in several books, as separate service booklets, on simple cards, on computer disk and on the internet. ... 4* Some a#39;outlinea#39; orders of service have been provided, such as A Service of the Word (see Session 6 for more detail), ... Common Worship links public liturgy with pastoral resources (eg. as well as a funeral service, there are also prayers at anbsp;...
|Author||:||Anne Horton, Mark Earey, Perron Gay|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2001-01-07|