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Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England Hardcover – 2000
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There are so many options here that services are getting hard to follow for the ordinary worshipper in the pew.
Many C of E churches are compiling their own Orders of Service for Sunday and other services and I can see why.
My own preference is for a truly common Holy Communion service that would suit worshippers in all Anglican churches all over the world where English is the language of the liturgy but I know that is unrealistic these days since every national church has its own priorities, not to mention the "needs" of minority groups within each church.
My fear is that liturgy is dividing us in the Anglican Communion rather than uniting us.
Having said that, I feel that "Common Worship" is a useful resource for all Anglican churches in developing liturgical forms, even if they aren't "Common" any more.
There is an enormous amount of good material here, despite its complexity.
I regret that all Anglicans don't have a "Book of Common Prayer" that we can all own and share any more. For example, in Canada, I only know a handful of Anglicans who are aware of the existance of "Common Worship", let alone who own a copy.
For an exhaustive discussion of the various Prayer Books now in use in the worldwide Anglican Communion, see The Oxford Guide to the Book of Common Prayer: A Worldwide Survey