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Purchase separately: Book of Common Worship $50; Pastoral Edition $35; Daily Prayer $35. We currently have several copies available at the Presbytery Office. Please click link below to place your order or contact Beth to pay and pick up at the Presbytery Office today!
Over the last several years, more than 180 consultants and writers from across the denomination, representing today's broad, diverse Presbyterian body, gathered for one of six regional consultations to edit existing resources and write new material for the 2018 edition of the Book of Common Worship.
Responsive to the many changes in the church and world since the last revision in 1993, the new edition has been reimagined and redesigned to meet the needs of today's church. It is more informative, more user-friendly, and more flexible. Want to see sample prayers, the full table of contents and more? Click here to access a digital brochure about the Book of Common Worship!
Notable Features about the Book of Common Worship
The 2018 Book of Common Worship will be user-friendly and conducive to various worship styles. Notable features include:
- Improved organization. Easy navigation allows users to quickly find what they need
through an expanded table of contents, sectional tables of contents with page
numbers, and two indexes (scriptural and topical).
- Streamlined and simplified services. Primary services in each section are streamlined,
allowing leaders to appreciate the rhythm, logic, and flow of the order of worship.
Additional texts, placed at the end of each section, provide more opportunities for
- Fresh, evocative materials. Theologically sound language written by diverse authors
with different contexts in mind represent the fullness of Christ's church.
- Singing encouraged. Rubrics indicate where certain elements of worship, such as a
prayer of confession or prayer for illumination, might be replaced by congregational
song (with hymnal numbers given).
- More inspiration for creative worship. Descriptions of each type of prayer during
worship are provided so that those who desire to pray spontaneously or compose their
own will be equipped to do so.