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Burial Rites for Adults, together with a Rite for the Burial of a Child
     

Burial Rites for Adults, together with a Rite for the Burial of a Child

by Church Publishing
 

ISBN-10: 0898695392

ISBN-13: 9780898695397

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated

These newly authorized rites are intended to be a supplement to the burial services in the Book of Common Prayer, adding a rich variety of new material from many sources, including prayers for one who has died in military service, for one of unknown faith, for an unbeliever, and for a member of an inter-faith family. All of the major pastoral issues of the

Overview

These newly authorized rites are intended to be a supplement to the burial services in the Book of Common Prayer, adding a rich variety of new material from many sources, including prayers for one who has died in military service, for one of unknown faith, for an unbeliever, and for a member of an inter-faith family. All of the major pastoral issues of the Prayer Book rites are addressed from the reception of the body to the consecration of the grave and the interment but with a freshness of language in new texts that the speak to contemporary sensibilities.

CONTENTS

Introduction with planning information

Two vigil rites before a funeral

Rites for the reception of the body

Collects, prayers and readings for the burial service, including a celebration of the Eucharist

Rites of committal

Burial of one who does not profess the Christian faith

Additional prayers

Committal at a crematory

A service of remembrance

Suggested hymns and songs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898695397
Publisher:
Church Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
962,127
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.65(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword by the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church     V
Preface     VII
Introduction     1
Concerning the Services     9
Concerning the Services     9
Vigils     11
The Prayer Book liturgy, revised     13
A Vigil of the Resurrection     15
Reception of the Body     19
The Prayer Book liturgy, revised     21
From Common Worship     22
From Renewing Worship     22
The Burial of the Dead     25
Collects     29
The Liturgy of the Word     32
The Commendation     35
Burial of a Child (from Enriching Our Worship 2)     39
The Committal     57
Committal under Special Circumstances     62
The Consecration of a Grave     65
Burial of One Who Does Not Profess the Christian Faith     66
Additional Prayers     70
Prayers of the People     79
Prayers for the Committal of a Body at a Crematory     84
A Service of Remembrance     87
Suggested Songs for Burial Rites     89
Notes for the Burial Rites     91

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