Using German for the Liturgy

A viewer asks if the ELDONA will ever use German for its liturgy and official documents. The short answer is no but this question is a springboard into a discussion about how language is used in the church and to what end.

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Liturgical Colors

How many are there and what do they mean? Why do some churches use blue for Advent? Why do some use rose two Sundays a

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Lay or Clerical Readers?

Should laymen read the Divine Service in the Pastor’s absence? Pastor explores the history of “Readers/Lectors” in the church and their relationship to the Office

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Why Use a Lectionary?

Does using a lectionary (a schedule of of assigned Scripture readings for an entire year) teach the whole counsel of God? What about reading through

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