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Monthly History Lecture: What are we doing when we worship?

posted 5 Sep 2018, 19:16 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 27 Jun 2019, 10:02 ]

Our final session in this series on the history of Christian worship is about what we mean by 'worship'.

Is worship about concentrating or focusing? Is it about active participation or are we in some kind of zone of contemplation? Perhaps the Christmas carol, "O, Come, All Ye Faithful" describes what we are doing in the phrase, "O come, let us adore him..."  Over the past 20 centuries of Christian liturgy, what we mean by worship has changed. How we enter into the worship service and what we do when we leave both help us form community.

Join us to learn more!

This is a slideshow and an exploration of ideas!

Presenter: The Rev. Canon Gary van der Meer

Welcome: Everyone is welcome; you do not have to be a member of St. Anne's or any church to participate.

The Plan:
  • Supper - 6:30 p.m.
  • Lecture - 7:30 p.m.
  • Concludes by 8:45 p.m.

Dates: Our monthly sessions are generally held on the 4th Tuesday of each month:
  • June 25 - Entering and Leaving Worship


St. Anne's Ministry Centre, 276 Gladstone Avenue (the church offices located on the north side of the church).