In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program
Youth attend a conservative Protestant worship service and discuss the event.
Meet beforehand to be sure participants are properly dressed and to review courteous behavior guidelines. Share information about the availability of communion. Suggest youth take note of the physical space. Usually evidence of the Protestant Reformation is apparent by the absence of elements rejected by the reformers: iconography (often only the cross and no saints), elaborate church building, incense, confessionals, or elaborate clerical vestments. Suggest also that they mark differences in the service itself, what liturgy is used, what it says, the emotional tone and style of the worship experience.
When the engagement is done, process the visit. Ask participants for their immediate responses:
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.
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