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Frequently asked questions


What’s a Paschal candle? Who is responsible for choosing the hymns? Is it an altar or a table? Our frequently asked questions page seeks to demystify some of the basics of Presbyterian liturgical practice so that we may attend to the deeper mysteries of Christian worship.

The order of worship

Planning and leadership

The Christian year

The word in worship

Sacraments: baptism

Sacraments: Lord’s Supper

Pastoral rites and special services

Signs and symbols

Music, art and worship space