Crafting Prayers for Public Worship Paperback

The Art of Intercession

by Samuel Wells;

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Crafting Prayers for Public Worship

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‘Crafting Prayers for Public Worship’ offers lay people and the clergy an inspirational and practical guide to the art of intercession in public worship.

Inside you’ll find practical advice on crafting heartfelt, genuine and suitable prayers for all occasions, including:
•   Reflections on what public prayer is
•   Common pitfalls to avoid
•   Prayer as part of your worship
•   How to address God (and how not to)
•   How to stay rooted in and be inspired by Scripture
•   Basic structures, templates and examples

About the Author

SAMUEL WELLS is Vicar of St Martin in the Fields, London, and the author of many acclaimed books including What Anglicans Believe, Learning to Dream Again, God's Companions (shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey Prize). Previously he was Dean of Chapel and Research Professor of Christian Ethics at Duke University.

Crafting Prayers for Public Worship by Samuel Wells was published by Canterbury Press in June 2013 and is our 15258th best seller. The ISBN for Crafting Prayers for Public Worship is 9781848254602.

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Publisher's Description

This is an inspirational and practical guide for all who help to lead the intercessions in regular worship or to offer prayers in public worship on specific occasions. It aims to empower and equip lay people and clergy alike to offer heartfelt, informed, thoughtful and appropriate prayers on behalf of the people of God for God's world. Crafting Prayers for Public Worship: * considers what public prayer is and offers practical guidelines for avoiding common pitfalls. * explores prayer as an integral part of worship and the kinds of speech we need (and don't need) to address God. * reflects on the basic structures and shape of the prayers we create, staying rooted in scripture, the answers we can expect with confidence, becoming part of the answer ouselves, and other practicalities * offers a wide range of templates and examples.


Details for Crafting Prayers for Public Worship

Page last updated 10th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press (June 2013)
Number of Pages128
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
Product Code4077339
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