Introduction to Public Worship

College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Lim, Swee Hong
Course Code EMP1101HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

An introduction to the history, theology and practice of Christian public worship, with particular reference to the practices of Reformed and Methodist liturgical traditions, set in the context of ecumenical developments and in relation to resources of The United Church of Canada. Topics include orders of service, forms of prayer, calendar, lectionary, liturgical space, eucharist, baptism, funerals, weddings, pastoral liturgies and ritualization. Biblical, historical, theological and pastoral dimensions will be explored. (Fulfills testamur requirement for United Church of Canada candidates for ordered ministry and admissions.)

Schedule Tue
Start Time 14:00
End Time 17:00
Hours Per Week 3
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Schedule Notes

Also (normally) included during class time will be a campus tour of worship spaces and a visit to a local funeral home (real or virtual).

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Research Paper
Short Paper
Previously Offered Winter 2021
Currently Offered Winter 2024
Next Scheduled Fall 2024