About an Anglican Service
Our worship is intended first and foremost to glorify God in Jesus Christ. We participate in Christ-Centered worship, using both ancient and modern music and liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer. The prayers found in this book are used every day by over 85 million Anglicans all around the world. We believe these prayers aid us in communicating rightly with the God who created us- they teach us about who God is and who we are- and they lead our hearts to draw near to Him.
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Our Service Structure
The Service begins with opening worship as the congregation gathers. This includes both new songs and hymns that we can sing together. We then open the service with an "Opening Hymn". Worship is a central aspect of what we are called to do and be as citizens of God’s Kingdom and music is one of the main vehicles that invites us into worship.
The Scriptures teach that much of our spiritual renewal is by the washing of the Word of God, which cleanses our minds and purifies our hearts. This portion of the service is known as the Liturgy of the Word, and it consists of the readings, the sermon, the creed, and the prayers of the people.
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When we enter the communion portion of the service, we move from hearing the word of God to receiving the spiritual food of the body and blood of Christ. We do this in part by remembering the words and actions of Jesus’ last meal with His disciples, and we join the story ourselves. We don’t just watch the drama or listen to it unfold, we enter into the story as we, too, take the bread and wine and eat and drink and participate in the victory Christ has won for us.
If you are considering visiting All Saints, please know that all baptized Christians are warmly invited to receive Holy Communion. Please follow the directions of the ushers. You may stand or kneel to receive Communion. To receive the bread in the traditional way, place your right palm over your left and the bread will be placed in your palm. You may consume the bread and drink from the chalice (please grasp the bottom of the chalice firmly and guide it to your mouth), or you may leave the bread in your palm and then dip it into the wine when the chalice is brought to you. Those who are not baptized or do not wish to receive Communion (including children who do not yet receive) are welcome to come forward for a blessing, indicated by crossing your arms over your chest.