Eucharistic Worship Resources

The Convergence Movement” by Bishop Wayne Boohsahda and Randy Sly. The story of the sovereign work of the Holy Spirit in our time regarding the global rediscovery of our common spiritual heritage rooted in the apostolic pattern of worship, faith and practice.

The Joy of Worship: The Spirit and Pattern of the Liturgy” by Abbot Boyd W. Morris. An introduction and overview to the spirit and pattern of how we journey, assemble, listen, govern and serve in Eucharistic Worship.

Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelicalism for a Postmodern World by Robert E. Webber. Similar to the article, “The Convergence Movement” by Boohsahda and Sly, but more in depth, Webber’s book is a fresh rediscovery of how the genetics of classical faith are relevant for the twenty-first century.

For the Life of the World: Sacraments and Orthodoxy by Alexander Schmemann. Schmemann presents an approach to the world and life within it, which stems from the liturgical experience of the Orthodox Church. He understands issues such as secularism and Christian culture from the perspective of the unbroken experience of the Church, as revealed and communicated in the Liturgy as the sacrament of the world and of the Kingdom.

The Shape of the Liturgy by Dom Gregory Dix. Dom Gregory Dix's classic account of the development of the Eucharist rite continues to be the definitive and authoritative work on the subject. He presents his massive scholarship in lively and non-technical language for all who wish to understand their worship in terms of the framework from which it has evolved. He demonstrates the creative force of Christianity over the centuries through liturgy and the societies it has molded. His great work has for nearly fifty years regularly been quoted for its devotional as well as its historical value, and has regularly attracted new readers.