Provides the ordination liturgies of the Church of England from The Book of Common Prayer and Common Worship alongside a study guide for these services.
- Pub Date 30/09/2021
- Binding Paperback
- Pages 192
This special hybrid volume provides the ordination liturgies of the Church of England from both The Book of Common Prayer and Common Worship, alongside a study guide for these services.
It is intended to facilitate study of the texts by all who are
interested in what the Church of England teaches about ordination, and
especially by those who are themselves preparing to be ordained. It also
serves as a resource for ecumenical dialogue about ministry in the
The first part presents the authorised ordination services, annotated
with references to Scripture and to the Canons of the Church of England.
The second part explains the thinking behind the services and offers a
practical guide to planning ordinations.
Introduction by the House of Bishops
The Common Worship Ordination Services (for Deacons, Priests and
The Ordinal (1662)
A brief history of ordination rites
A commentary by the Liturgical Commission
Celebrating ordinations - a practical guide