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Worship and Sacrament


Why would you need a book to pray? Winfield Bevins explains the benefit of prayer using the Book of Common Prayer.

Today is a day of feasting with family. But, there is another kind of feast in the family of God. Emily Vermilya shares her first experience at the Lord's table.

Why use the Book of Common Prayer in your daily life? Winfield Bevins shares the significance of never having to pray alone.

Why should we pray from a common prayer book? Greg Goebel shares some wisdom about appropriate use of such resources.

Why does traditional liturgy and tradition actually matter? Morgan Clark shares the legacy of Thomas Cranmer and the life-giving resource that is the Book of Common Prayer.

We are seeing a resurgence in the use of visual arts in worship. Shannon Sigler shares some tips for incorporating it into your service.

Worship Leaders are more than just the person who chooses the song and plays it with a band. Daniel Rife shares some of the things good worship leaders do to turn a song from music to worship.

Why do Anglicans do all those strange things they do? Winfield Bevins explains the significance of liturgy in the Anglican Church.

What's with all those movements they're making? Winfield Bevins explains the rich meaning of all the bowing, crossing, and kneeling Anglicans do during worship.

As a part of our "rearview mirror" series, we asked worship director Marty Reardon to share his church's Order of Worship from Pentecost. Use...

How exactly does liturgy form us, and how might the adoption of the Christian calendar help disciple us in the image of Christ? Watch this video interview with Marty Reardon as he explains a critical element of worship design.

Before we stylized the sacrament to make it expedient for large worship gatherings, the early church had some very distinct practices surrounding the communion. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary with Dr. Ruth Anne Reese as she explains the historical backdrop of the early church's experience with the Last Supper.

Do worship services just come together, or should we put some thought into their design? Watch this video interview with Marty Reardon as he discusses the four stages of a powerfully structured divine service.

So, you've been convinced that singing the Psalms would be a good thing for your congregation. Now, how in the world do you actually do it? Patrick Bourckel shares five practical ways to sing the Psalms.