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Daily Prayer

The practice of daily prayer helps us to connect public worship with personal life, devotion, and study. This issue of Call to Worship explores strategies for promoting daily prayer among congregations, families, and individuals. It also considers new resources for daily prayer, such as the PC(USA)’s Daily Prayer smartphone/tablet app.

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In this issue

Articles
"O Taste and See": Daily Prayer as Wise, Savoring, and Saving Action, Jill Y. Crainshaw
Reformed Resources to Grow in Daily Prayer, Gary Neal Hansen
You Are What You Pray: Taking up the Practice of Daily Prayer, Ann Deibert
A Rule of Life for the Preacher: Whole-Life Spirituality and Holistic Preaching, Susan E. Gilbert Zencka
Working with a Net: Daily Prayer as Life Support, Eugenia A. Gamble
The Challenge of Reading the Entire Bible (by Yourself), Brett Hendrickson
The Work of Our Hands: Painting Exodus: A Creative Journey, Shawna Bowman

Columns
Daily Prayer with Children, Dawna M. Duff and Gary Neal Hansen
Rejoice Always: Daily Prayer for the Busy Church, Joshua Taylor
Daily Prayer with the "Nones" in the Digital Age, John Vest
Making Art as an Answer to Prayer, Shawna Bowman

Ideas
A Prayer of Self-Examination Based on the Beatitudes [liturgy], 1946 Book of Common Worship
The Seven Days of Creation: Thanksgiving and Intercession [liturgy], David Gambrell
Using the Mission Yearbook in Daily Prayer [liturgy], Stephen Speakman
The Covenant of the Company of Pastors [liturgy], PC(USA) Office of Theology and Worship
Night Prayer [music], John Weaver

Reviews
Come and See: Presbyterian Congregations Celebrating Weekly Communion, Ronald P. Byars, Reviewed by David Gambrell
New Songs of Celebration Render: Congregational Song in the Twenty-first Century, C. Michael Hawn, ed., Reviewed by David Eicher

Liturgical Art
Kelly Rider


Featured articles

"O Taste and See": Daily Prayer as Wise, Savoring, and Saving Action, Jill Y. Crainshaw
A Rule of Life for the Preacher: Whole-Life Spirituality and Holistic Preaching, Susan E. Gilbert Zencka


Learn more

Discover the PC(USA) Office of Theology and Worship's Daily Prayer app, available for iOS and Android devices.
Check out the PC(USA) Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study.


Further reading

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Daily Prayer: Supplemental Liturgical Resource 5 (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1987)
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Book of Common Worship—Daily Prayer (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994)

 

 

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