Holiness Worship

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

The holiness movement traces its origins to John Wesley. The worship of the holiness churches, however, was shaped primarily by the liturgical forms of the camp meeting movement.

In 1784 John Wesley recognized the establishment of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America and attempted to offer guidance for its worship through the publication of his revision of The Book of Common Prayer. Wesley's work was entitled The Sunday Service of the Methodists in North America and Other Occasional...


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