Visiting Our Church 

Why is Our Worship So Serious?

© 2004, 2008 by Daniel R. Hyde. Originally published as “Why is Reformed Worship so Serious?” in The Journal of the Church Music National Conference (Winter 2004): 3–6. Here in San Diego county we have a weekly magazine called The San Diego Reader. It is a magazine primarily concerned with the cultural scene in the county. One aspect of the culture that gets some ink is religion. Until recently, Jewish reporter Mr. Abe Opincar went from house of worship to house of worship every week and would report on that…

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Visiting Our Church Worship 

Things to Read & Know Before Partaking of the Lord’s Supper With Us

On the first Lord’s Day every two months, we have a holy feast for our souls as we partake of the Lord’s Supper. You are invited to partake of this holy food with us if you read—and agree with—the following articles: “Four Views of the Lord’s Supper.” Our view is the last one presented. (Download PDF) We practice close communion. Find out what we mean by this in “Open, Closed, or Close Communion?” (Download PDF) When you come and desire to join us, please read “A Word to Visitors About the Lord’s Supper,” a brief summary…

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