Reformed Worship

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

Rooted in Calvinism and in a strong confessionalism, Reformed churches are being shaped significantly by liturgical and charismatic trends. Although these influences are creating tension and upheaval, the RCA is attempting to deal constructively with change.

The Basic Pattern

The Approach to God. The congregation approaches God through the following:

Votum. While the word votum is peculiar to the liturgy of the Reformed church in America, its content is Psalm 124:8. The votum begins worship by...


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