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'Response' Tagged Posts

'Response' Tagged Posts

Call and Response

One of my favorite parts of Anglican worship is the way that call and response is integrated into the way that we pray in our Sunday worship. Perhaps the most common place that we do this in Eucharistic worship is during the prayers of the people. The reader prays the petitions of the parish, and we respond with a particular phrase like “Lord, hear our prayer” or “Have mercy, Lord” or some other short response to each prayer. While we…