Communion Song In Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Singing during Communion is an ancient practice that has been restored in renewal worship. This article presents common guidelines for the restoration of Communion song.

There is evidence that Christians sang hymns and song refrains during Communion from the earliest days of Christianity. St. Augustine mentions that the singing of psalms during Communion processions was introduced in North Africa in his time.

In time, however, this ancient custom changed in the West, although Orthodox...


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