Common Worship: Times and Seasons ; [services and Prayers for the Church of England]
Church House Publishing, 2006 - 672 pages
Common Worship: Times and Seasons helps clergy and Readers plan and prepare worship that embraces the richness of the Christian year. This collection concentrates on the major liturgical cycles of the Christian year, especially from Advent to Candlemas and from Lent to Easter. It also includes a collection of resources for the festivals and seasons of the agricultural year, as well as material to explore themes like creation and the environment.
This practical resource includes creative service outlines; fully worked out services for all the major festivals and a wealth of seasonally appropriate liturgical material e.g. introductions to the Peace, acclamations and blessings.
Rules to Order the Christian Year
All Saints to Advent
Isaac Watts Hymn Writer 1748
The Agricultural Year
Acclamation according Advent Alleluia almighty Amen angels Archbishops baptism believe birth Bishop Blessed body bread bring called Candle celebrated Christ our Lord Christian Christmas Church Collect coming Common Worship Communion Confession Council creation cross darkness death disciples Dismissal earth Easter eternal Eucharist faith Father Feast Festival forgive gifts give you thanks given glory God's Gospel grace grant hear our prayer hearts heaven Holy Spirit hope hymn Intercession Introduction John King kingdom Lent let us pray light Liturgy live Lord Jesus Christ Mark Mary mercy minister night offer Pattern peace Penitence praise Prefaces Preparation Presentation president priests proclaim promises Psalm reading receive Reflection reigns renew resurrection revealed Revised Standard Version risen saints salvation Saviour says Scripture Seasons serve share Silence sins suffering Sunday sung Table things Trinity truth unity whole wine