Liturgy for August 18, 2013

Come, join us as we worship a holy and gracious God with reverence and joy! Liturgical Element of the Week: The Prayers (Part 1). What is it, and why? § * Those who are able, please stand. Download PDF … [Read more...]

Kaayusan sa Pagsamba—July 28, 2013

Come, join us as we worship a holy and gracious God with reverence and joy! Liturgical Element of the Week: This week, we focus on one of the prayers in worship—the Confession of Sin. What is it, and … [Read more...]

Liturgy for June 16, 2013

Come, join us as we worship a holy and gracious God with reverence and joy! * Those who are able, please stand. Download PDF liturgy God Speaks People Respond ENTERING INTO WORSHIP * Call to … [Read more...]

Why Do We Have Bibles, Hymnals, Printed Liturgies and Other Obsolete Stuff?

Our church is an endangered species. Whereas in most evangelical churches, printed media has all but disappeared, we still use printed Bibles in our Scripture readings and prayers, Psalter Hymnals for singing and reading … [Read more...]

Resources for Liturgical Worship (1): Prayers Part 3

Prayers Surrounding Scripture Readings and Sermon * Words Before Scripture Readings The following are examples of simple phrases to announce the specific text: The Word of the Lord from... A reading from the book … [Read more...]

Resources for Liturgical Worship (1): Prayers Part 2

  "And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to THE breaking of bread and THE prayers" (Acts 2:42). The Pastoral Prayer (approved 9/30/05) Approved by the Liturgical Forms and … [Read more...]

Liturgy for February 17, 2013

Download PDF liturgy Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much … [Read more...]

Why We Sing “Gloria Patri” and Other Doxologies

  (Note: Near the bottom of the page, you can learn how to sing these doxologies by singing along with the music player.) First-time or infrequent visitors to our churches might be surprised by what we sing, … [Read more...]

Liturgy for August 26, 2012 in Imus & Pasig

  For an explanation of the details of this liturgy, see "A Brief Walk-Through Our Liturgy." This is based on John Calvin's liturgy in the church in Strassbourg published in 1545. For a paper on the pattern of … [Read more...]

Liturgy for July 15, 2012 in Pasig

Saint Thomas Church in Strasbourg

  For an explanation of the details of this liturgy, see "A Brief Walk-Through Our Liturgy." This is based on John Calvin's liturgy in the church in Strassbourg published in 1545. For a paper on the pattern of … [Read more...]