Defining Pastoral Care And Liturgical Renewal

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

Pastoral care is often thought to involve one-on-one listening and counseling. Yet this is only one setting where pastoral sensitivity and guidance may be shown. For genuine pastoral care involves living and expressing God's presence in all aspects of life, including pastoral counseling, spiritual direction, and liturgical ministry. Worship leaders can effectively develop their pastoral sensitivity by considering themselves pastoral care-givers.

Whatever work we do in liturgy, we must begin...


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