The formal prayers and rituals in the church, including such things as the mass, the divine office and the anointing of kings. (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 363)
An established formula for public worship, or the entire ritual for public worship in a church which uses prescribed forms; a formulary for public prayer or devotion. In the Roman Catholic Church it includes all forms and services in any language, in any part of the world, for the celebration of Mass.
The structure of the worship service. The word means ?work of the people.
a word derived from the Greek word for "public service" or "common service." In a general sense, this term refers to any public Christian worship service. In the Orthodox Church it most frequently is used, in capitalized form, in reference to the Eucharist.
Formal rituals and procedures for services and prayers. The word is strictly applied with reference to the celebration of the Eucharist.
A structured format for a public worship service.
prayers and hymns specified for a particular service, e.g. Mass
In Catholic tradition, Liturgy is the public worship of God through the Sacraments, the Liturgy of the Hours,* and above all through the Sacrifice of the Eucharist (Mass).
The form(s) of the Church's public worship; ritual.
The Eucharistic Service of the Church, usually called the Divine Liturgy. The Liturgy most often used is the Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom. The Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great is used ten times a year, notably on the five Sundays of Great Lent.
The public worship and prayer of the Church.
A version of a Christian ervice, such as a Catholic mass.
This is a prescribed form or collection of forms for public worship. In liturgical churches, the rite and ceremony is more prominent than the emphasis on preaching, evangelism, or spontaneous expressions of worship.
the authorized or sanctioned components of worship in a Jewish synagogue or Christian church. [SMR] Glossary 800-1200
divine service according to a prescribed ritual such as Evensong or the Eucharist
A prescribed ritual of worship to God, such as Evensong of Eucharist.
Used to decribe the prescribed public services of the church. Also used to refer to the mass. Livery A badge derived from the coat of arms used to mark the goods and servants of the armigerous classes. Wearing the insignia or livery of the lord indicated that a 'servant' acted under his protection and authority and was thus under obligation to do him service. Armies in the sixteenth century were customarily made up of bands of men wearing the livery of a lord and under just such an obligation. The system had its advantages and disadvantages for the central government - it reduced costs but it also reduced reliability. Lollardy Early Tudor heresy was largely inspired by Wycliffite and Lollard survival, particularly in the Chilterns, London, Essex and Kent. Lollard beliefs included a tendency to Biblical fundamentalism, an insistence upon the importance of preaching and the vernacular bible, anti-clericalism and condemnation of ritual aspects of worship. There was, however, no national organisation and no precise Lollard creed. During the later years of Henry VIII their traditional Lollard beliefs tended to merge with imported Lutheran ideas.
from the Greek for "work of the people", means any public worship
A suspicious word, definitely not Seeker Sensitive.
the church service, centred on the Eucharist, one of the Holy Mysteries of the Christian faith.
a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
a standardized format used in public worship or in a ritual
The public prayer of the Church. From the Greek leiturgia, â€œwork of the people.
The public worship of the Church, including the Eucharist, celebration of Sacraments, and the Liturgy of the Hours. The word means â€œwork of the people.
A collection of prescribed forms for public worship
The set words of the service. From the Greek, meaning "the work of the people."
fixed forms of public worship used in churches
A prescribed order of worship in a church, usually used in referrence to the Mass.
Essentially concerned with the Mysteries of Christian worship which are the chief and most immediate means by which both individuals and society are sanctified and brought into intimate participation in God's divine life. It is the system of prayers and sacred texts and ceremonies established by the Church as the vehicle of her public worship of God.
A collection of prescribed prayers and ceremonies for public worship; specifically, in the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Anglican churches, those used in the celebration of the Mass.
a form of public worship, often following a written, set design
A word that means "the work of the people;" generally refers to the full text of the words of a worship service or any ritual order for holding a church service.
the prescribed rituals of the church, including mass and the divine office
The church's public worship of God. The term is derived from Greek words for "people" and "work."The term "liturgy" may refer to the rites or texts that order the church's worship. It may indicate in particular the eucharist, which is also known as the Divine Liturgy (BCP, p. 859).
The work or public service of the people of God, which is the worship of the one true God. The Divine Liturgy is the Eucharistic service of the Orthodox Church.
(adj. liturgical). Rites of public worship, usually institutionalized in temple, synagogue, or church tradition.
The liturgy is the collection of formulas and other texts which make up the religious services of the Christian church
the Mass, the Eucharist
From the Greek word meaning a work of or for the people. Nowadays, this term is usually applied to the public celebrations of the Church. The word is generally used to refer to the full text of the words of a worship service or the ritual order for holding a church service. Our liturgy reflects the forms of Christian worship which developed in the Western Church during its first centuries. The liturgy follows a fixed outline with portions which change with the Sunday and the Season of the church year.
The Service in which the people's offering of bread and wine is transformed by the Holy Spirit into the Body and Blood of Jesus, and then distributed to the faithful. Liturgy means the common work, and is the work of the Christian community when it assembles together as the Church, the Body of Christ.
a specified series or grouping of acts of worship
from the Greek for "public work" or service done in the name of or on the behalf of the people. In Christian tradition it is "the work of God" in which the People of God participate. Christ continuing the work of our redemption. (CCC 1067-1069)
Greek for "a work of the people," originally a public service performed at an individual's expense; later worship services in general.
A rite commonly prescribed for public worship. In some religions, a rite that is also referred to as a Eucharistic rite.
public worship offered to God by the Church, particularly in the celebration of the Eucharist.
Any form of worship.
From the Greek word " leitourgia" meaning "service." Forms and content of pulbic service for church worship as defined by various faith groups.
The ritual, ceremonial, and other activities associated with formal worship. The "work of the people." In Western usage this term may apply to any public celebration of the Church. In the Churches of the East, The Divine Liturgy refers specifically to the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; literally the word means the work of the people; generally used to refer to the full text of the words of a worship service; any ritual order for holding a church service.
In the Lutheran Confessions, liturgy is defined as "public service" in the sense that the proclamation of the Gospel and administration of the sacraments is God's service done on behalf of his people. Sometimes the word is used to denote an order of service, though the more specific terms "order of service" or "ordo" are preferred.
The written text and set forms of public services, especially of the eucharist. In the Greek Orthodox church, the word " Liturgy" often means "the [ liturgy of] the eucharust".
set pattern of religious worship; ritual
Liturgy is a form or manner for conducting a public worship service; in a broader sense it denotes the whole system of formal worship including the seasons of the church year and various rites and ceremonies. Lutheran liturgical worship generally includes Scripture readings, sermon, prayers, hymns, antiphons, responses, and the administration of the sacraments.