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Leading Intercessions

  • Course Dates: Tue 16 June 2015, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Intercession is the heartbeat of the Church, yet our regular experience of public prayer can lose sight of this.

Furthermore, we live in an era when the very act of prayer is hard work; George Guiver goes so far as to liken the effort thus involved to ‘striking a match underwater’!

The aim of this day is to help overcome inertia in the practice of intercessory prayer by reclaiming the theological foundations of intercession. It will address some of the ways a local church can encourage and equip those who are involved in this ministry. This will include exploring different styles of prayer, identifying the ‘pitfalls’ of leading intercessions and making creative use of music.

Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries
aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)

Course Details

Tue 16 June 2015
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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James Steven is Dean of Studies and Director of Liturgy and Worship at Sarum College. He has a particular interest in the relationship between theology and liturgical practice; Tom Clammer is the precentor of Salisbury Cathedral with significant experience of liturgical leadership and training clergy and lay leaders in liturgical practice
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