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Describe the role and importance of the reader in the liturgy


Hear The Rev’d Penny Jones explain the importance of the reader in this St Francis College short course video: “God speaks through the great individuality of each of us. God is incarnate in each of us. And, as each reader brings their own life, their own body and being to the words of scripture, so God is made present amongst us”

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This video is from the St Francis College Short Course, ‘Understanding Worship’, and is part of Theme 6: ‘Participating in Liturgy’. The short course features lecturers and friends of St Francis College, the theological college of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland, and is designed to help you engage more meaningfully with worship. Check out all the videos for the ‘What is worship?’ theme online, where you will also find discussion questions and handouts to download.

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