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Finding Your Way Around Common Worship

A Simple Guide


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ISBN-13: 9780715142363
Published: 29/04/2011
Product description

How do you feel about Common Worship? Are you confident in using its rich offering of prayers, liturgies, collects and seasonal variations? Or do you sometimes find yourself a little out of your depth, wondering which prayer to use when?

If you're the latter - then this is the book for you! Whether you're an ordinand just starting to get to grips with liturgy, a layperson who'd like to understand services better, or a leader who'd like to improve their confidence, here is the ultimate beginner's guide to Common Worship.

Assuming absolutely no knowledge of liturgy or Common Worship, it includes a wealth of helpful knowledge:

  • A simple guide to every Common Worship book published, what's in each one and when you'll need it.
  • Overviews of all the Common Worship services in print and when you should use them.
  • Things you can change in liturgy - and things you probably shouldn't!
  • The Calendar and Lectionary - what they are, how they work, and how you can calculate dates yourself.

Listen to Mark Earey talking about Finding Your Way Around Common Worship in our podcast.

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"This book ... is a real gift to all of us and it is a gift well worth grasping with both hands before you sit down to work the keyboard for your next bit of worship planning." - Bishop Christopher Cocksworth

Author Information

Mark Earey

Revd Mark Earey is a former parish priest and Praxis National Education Officer. He is now Co-Director of the Centre for Ministerial Formation and tutor in Liturgy and Worship at the Queens Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham. He is the Chair of GROW, (the group behind Grove Worship Booklets) and is a regular contributor of liturgical material for Spring Harvest. Listen to Mark Earey talking about Finding Your Way Around Common Worship

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