Joint Liturgical Group

of Great Britain


Ecumenical Celebrations

Ecumenical Carol service at Christmastime are deservedly popular. The Joint Liturgical Group has developed a series of Ecumenical Celebrations that may be used at key points on the year. For each seasons a number of options are given with ideas for readings, music, prayer and other elements drawing on texts and ideas from across the Churches.


There are 3 Celebrations for Advent:

  • Prepare the Way of the Lord
  • The Jesse Tree
  • The Advent Refrains (O Antiphons)


There are 4 Celebrations for the Christmas & Epiphany Season:

  • The Promise Fulfilled
  • Christmas Eve (a traditional 9 Lessons and Carols)
  • Light to the Nations
  • The Glory of Christ Revealed


There are 5 Celebrations for the Easter Season:

  • The Waters of Salvation
  • The Easter Garden
  • The Road to Emmaus
  • The First Witnesses
  • From Ascension to Pentecost


There are 2 Celebrations for Pentecost:

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