By Karen B. Westerfield Tucker
This booklet deals a accomplished exam of Methodist perform, tracing its evolution from the earliest days as much as the current. utilizing liturgical texts in addition to written bills in renowned and personal assets, Karen Westerfield Tucker investigates a number of the rites and seasons of worship in Methodism and examines them when it comes to American society.
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26 American Methodist Worship Sunday School Worship Methodist educational and fellowship ministries have also generated forms for Sunday worship. 47 Signiﬁcantly, numerous scholars in Methodist Sunday schools had no other afﬁliation with the church; the inclusion of worship “exercises” with the gathering of the entire school was, in part, meant to encourage their—and the other children’s—participation in the regular services. For Methodist members and their children, Sunday school worship sometimes served as the replacement for the worship associated with the Methodist class meeting which, by the mid-nineteeth century, was in decline.
Three services each are provided for morning, for evening, and for morning or evening; the “Wesley” morning and evening service of 1939, now with the Collect for Peace, is continued; ﬁfteen services are supplied reﬂecting the church year as well as ecclesiastical and civil occasions; and a morning and an evening service is offered for family or small group worship, thus justifying the title of the work as The Book of Worship for Church and Home. With the exception of one of the conﬂated morning and evening services that reproduces Order II of 1939 (the old “common” order), the rest are restatements or nuancings of 1939 Order I (following the shape of the reconstructed Wesleyan ordo).
Romans 8:15–16), admittedly could be subject to a variety of human weaknesses. In their 1798 commentary on the Discipline, Bishops Francis Asbury and Thomas Coke reinforced the caution they had received from Wesley against praying without intermission for more than eight to ten minutes and added their own warnings, which later Methodists would often reiterate since the advice apparently went unheeded: Scarcely any thing tends to damp divine service more than to be praying too long, and in a languid manner.
American Methodist Worship (Religion in America) by Karen B. Westerfield Tucker