Guidelines For Planning An Anointing Service

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

The following guidelines provide liturgical and pastoral rationale for planning an anointing service.

Anointing with oil for healing is usually done in the context of worship, although it can take place in any appropriate setting. At a given point in the service the minister may invite all those in need of healing to come to the altar or another designated area. The congregation may continue to sing songs of worship led by the chief musician or minister of music during the anointing service....


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