A Liturgy For Anointing Of The Sick

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

This service allows for a local congregation to focus on the needs of its members who may be suffering physically, emotionally, or spiritually. The outline of the service follows a traditional order of service, with entrance, proclamation, confession and assurance, and prayers. Following the prayers, members of the congregation are given the opportunity to receive anointing with oil or the laying on of hands. These acts are powerful symbols of God's presence with the people of God. In the...


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