Growing Together in Worship

 

The desire for Christian unity has been a powerful motive force in the renewal of worship.

Roman Catholic and Anglican scholars have both contributed to the recovery of the early shape of the Eucharistic liturgy and other Communions have arrived at a similar common pattern.

The Sunday Eucharist at Norwich Anglican Cathedral


     

Translators have since provided agreed English- language texts for the Churches to share. Sunday by Sunday Christians now follow the same readings from scripture.

When the Queen received the first copy of Common Worship, the new Prayer Book, it marked a key point in the renewal of the Church of England’s liturgy.


The Queen receives a copy of the new prayer book at the opening of General Synod, 2000