Taize Style Service From St Andrews for May 31st, 2020

by Christine Sine

I know that many of you appreciate these Taize style services. I want to apologize to those of you who are not familiar with Taize, however, for not explaining what this term refers to. These contemplative liturgies are based on the worship of those written by the ecumenical monastic fraternity in Taizé, France. The St. Andrew’s includes singing of Taizé chant-like songs, silence, and communion. This kind of meditative liturgy helps us to breathe deeply and relax. To learn more about the Taizé service and the Taizé community, please visit their rich and informative website.

A contemplative prayer service with music in the style of Taize from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church., Seattle, for Pentecost Sunday. Carrie Grace Littauer, prayer leader, with music by Kester Limner and Andy Myers. Permission to web stream or podcast music in this service is granted under One License number A-710-756. “Kyrie for the Pandemic,” is an original composition by Kester Limner and Andy Myers and is shared under the Creative Commons License, Attribution (CC-BY).

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