Praying As Jesus Taught Us
'Stillness and silence run counter to our culture, and many of us therefore find them unnatural and rather threatening or uncomfortable. Yet it is so often in the discipline of stillness that God can engage with our spirits and be known to us.'
These sixteen liturgies all include periods of space with help and encouragement for using stillness as worship. Together they form an extended reflection on the Lord's Prayer, but each service also stands on its own, using one of the sixteen words or phrases from the prayer as a starting point for reflecting on a different aspect of faith.
Each service also includes 'liturgical conversations' through which individuals' thoughts and reflections can be voiced corporately. There are times of intercession and singing, with suggested hymns, and passages of scripture.
About Susan Sayers
A teacher by profession, Susan Sayers was ordained a priest in the Anglican Church and, before retirement her work was divided between the parish of Westcliff-on-Sea,the local women's prison, writing, training days and retreats.