Common Worship: Daily Prayer
News of the latest Common Worship resource
Although the majority of Church of England churches have already been using Common Worship for over a year for their Sunday worship, we have had to wait until now for a Daily Prayer book. January 2002 sees the publication of this book and it has been well worth the wait, for it is a refreshingly accessible, flexible and wide-ranging resource.
A new departure for the Church of England - in two respects:
What is in Daily Prayer?
The four main forms of service in the book are:
There are also various other useful elements:
Who will use it?
Daily Prayer contains something for everyone, at any time of day, whether praying alone, in a parish church, a cathedral or a religious community. Individuals may decide to use it as a way of praying ‘in common’ with others.
An opportunity for you to have a say
The 2002 version of Daily Prayer is a preliminary edition. This gives you the chance to share your comments on it before the final edition comes out in 2005 (and you are invited to do so).
The bottom line?
It costs £10.