Liturgy Lessons

Worship will be our eternal occupation. In the meantime, here are some thoughts about the way we practice it at Church of the Servant.

Liturgy Lesson: Psalm 23

The twenty-third psalm is the nightingale of the psalms. It is small, of a homely feather, singing shyly out of...

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Liturgy Lesson: Gloria in excelsis Deo!

Gloria in excelsis Deo! Why do we sing languages other than English in worship at Church of the Servant? Doesn’t...

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Liturgy Lesson: Under the Hood

Under the Hood Some of us may be tempted to think that all the work of worship takes place on...

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Liturgy Lessons: The Worshiping Community

The Worshiping Community A number of people have asked me who those two new, young musicians are who have been...

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Liturgy Lessons: Canticles

Canticles Astute observers will have noticed that in today’s liturgy we sang a song based on Isaiah 12:2-6 where we...

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Liturgy Lessons: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Just as the civic calendar begins a new cycle on January 1, the liturgical calendar begins with...

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Liturgy Lessons: A COS Choir?

A COS Choir? My understanding of the history of Church of the Servant is that the church was established in...

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Liturgy Lessons: Liturgy

Liturgy I was raised in a Pentecostal church. As you can imagine, we were always suspicious of liturgical worship. To...

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Liturgy Lessons: The Law of the Lord, written on our hearts

The Law of the Lord: written on our hearts Stop what you’re doing right now and take this little test:...

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Liturgy Lesson: Singing the Psalms

Singing the Psalms in church is a strange thing. On the one hand, no one is going to complain about...

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