Worship

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November 30, 2004

With an eagle feather standing tall on her head and her moccasins beating out a tattoo on the floorboards of St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., 18-year-old Noreen Johnson dances the Jingle Dance.

Rows of metal cones on her clothing create the jingle that gives the dance...

July 28, 2003

Sunday is traditionally when Episcopalians gather for worship. The principal weekly worship service is the Holy Eucharist, also known as: the Lord’s Supper, Holy Communion, or Mass. In most Episcopal churches, worship is accompanied by the singing of liturgical,"€ meaning that the...

March 25, 2003

The climate in early March was Lenten to the bone at Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville--darkened stone sanctuary, penitential prayers--but the music for this particular service carried the pulse of synthesizers, filling the 109-year-old nave with the dusky syncopations of minor-key dance...

May 16, 2002

In response to General Convention resolution A066, the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music is developing a pair of questionnaires that will provide more data on the congregational worship life.

The first questionnaire will identify current patterns and practices in Sunday worship...

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