Observance Of Events In The History Of The Christian Church

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

Almost all worshiping communities recall the anniversaries of important days in their history as occasions to bless and thank God for his faithfulness to them. Some of the events are important to entire worshiping traditions; others are significant in the life of individual congregations.

An Anniversary of the Local Church. One occasion for thanksgiving and prayer is the anniversary of the founding of a local congregation. Readings for such an occasion include 1 Kings 8:22-40; Psalm 84; 1 Peter...


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