Monday, March 13, 2006

What should I expect in Orthodox worship?

When first experiencing Orthodox Christian worship, especially in its Eastern forms, many Westerners quickly come to the realization that something very different is going on...

Where's the pipe organ? or the pulpit? and why's everybody standing so much?

One of the most helpful and concise introductions for visitors to Orthodox Christian worship is available at Khouria Frederica Mathewes-Green's website, entitled "Twelve Things I Wish I'd Known..."

Click the title above to read the essay. Enjoy!