Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Sydney Anglicans: A Church Without Worship?

David Peterson
23 February 2009

In the past 30 years we have seen our churches move rapidly away from formal liturgy. More and more congregations are devising ‘do-it-yourself’ church services. Everything seems up for grabs.

So, what is the current state of play in Sydney Anglican churches?

Our contemporary services often have little prayer, apart from a brief time of intercession. I have been in places where the first prayer was said half an hour after we met, just before the sermon.

Likewise, there may be no confession of sin and no prayer after the sermon to enable the congregation to express their response to God. the rest

And see MCJ's take on Female spirituality celebrated at Sacred Circles Conference at the National Cathedral.


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