Christianity Practices

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Worship
Acts of religious praise, honour or devotion.
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Liturgical worship
A church service that follows a set structure or ritual
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Non-liturgical worship
A service that does not follow a set text or ritual
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Informal worship
A type of non-liturgical worship, sometimes ‘spontaneous’ or ‘charismatic’ in nature
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Private worship
When a believer praises or honours God on his or her own
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Prayer
Communicating with God, either silently or through words of praise, thanksgiving or confession, or requests for God’s help or guidance
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Set prayer
Prayers that have been written down and said more than once by more than one person, for example the Lord’s Prayer
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Informal prayer
Prayer that is made up by an individual using his or her own words
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Non-conformist
An English Protestant who does not conform to to the doctrine or practices of the established Church of England
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The Lord's Prayer
The Prayer taught to the disciples by Jesus; also known as the 'Our Father'
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Sacraments
Rites and rituals through which the believer receives a special gift of Grace; for Catholics, Anglicans and many Protestants, sacraments are the 'outwards signs' of 'inwards Grace'
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Baptism
The ritual through which people become members of the Church; baptism involves the use of water as a symbol of the washing away of sin
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Protestant
A branch of Christianity, originally Protestants were called by that name because they protested against some of the practices of the Catholic Church; there are many Protestant denominations, but they agree that the Bible is the only authority for ch
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Believers baptism
Initiation into the Church, by immersion in water, of people old enough to understand the ceremony/rite and willing to live a Christian life
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Infant baptism
The ritual through which babies and young children become members of the Church, where promises are taken on their behalf by adults; the infant is freed from sin and introduced to the saving love of God and the support of the Christian community
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Holy Communion (Eucharist)
A service of thanksgiving in which the sacrificial death and resurrection of Jesus are celebrated using bread and wine; also called Eucharist, Mass, the Lord’s Supper, the Breaking of Bread, and the Divine Liturgy
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Eucharist
From a Greek word meaning ‘thanksgiving’; a service of thanksgiving in which the sacrificial death and resurrection of Jesus are celebrated using bread and wine
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Pilgrimage
A journey by a believer to a holy site for religious reasons; pilgrimage is itself an act of worship and devotion
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Festival
A day or period of celebration for religious reasons
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Christmas
The day commemorating the incarnation, the birth of Jesus (25 December in most churches); also, the season of 12 days ending with the Epiphany (when Christians remember the visit of the wise men)
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Easter
The religious reason celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead; it starts on Easter Day and finishes with the feast of Pentecost
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A church service that follows a set structure or ritual

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Liturgical worship

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A service that does not follow a set text or ritual

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A type of non-liturgical worship, sometimes ‘spontaneous’ or ‘charismatic’ in nature

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When a believer praises or honours God on his or her own

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