The Gospel Acclamation

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

In liturgical worship an acclamation is sung after the Epistle reading and before the gospel reading.

A Liturgical Gospel Acclamation

Explanation of the Liturgical Gospel Acclamation. After the Epistle reading and before the gospel, the congregation stands to sing the gospel acclamation. The gospel acclamation is normally an alleluia (which means "praise Yahweh"). If the gospel reading is to be read from the center aisle of the sanctuary, the reader (and assistants) may process to the place...


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