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​The Conduct of Authorised Worship

Canon Law gives further provision concerning the conduct of these services.

  • Only priests may preside at the celebration of the Holy Communion
  • Licensed and other persons properly authorised by the Bishop may lead other authorised acts of worship and preach
  • Those who lead such, and especially the clergy, should normally be properly vested. (More guidance is given under 'Clergy and Robes'

It should be noted again, that, within the bounds of regular authorised worship, in line with the relevant canons, there is scope for the inclusion of local custom and for the use of variable provision to meet a diversity of needs.


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Then afterward
    I will pour out my spirit on all flesh;
your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
    your old men shall dream dreams,
    and your young men shall see visions.

Joel 2:28

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