Liturgy On The Occasion Of An Illness

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

The following liturgy may be used in small or large family celebrations or in gatherings of the larger worshiping community. Adapt to local needs and customs.


Leader:Dear friends, we have gathered together to pray for [Name], who is ill. We are reminded that Jesus demonstrated great compassion toward the sick. Let us now hear the instruction given by James regarding prayer for the sick:

"Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him,...


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