Liturgies of Denmark
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Demark is a national church under constitution to which 90% of the population belong.
The main worship service consists of four parts:
- Introduction (with prelude, opening prayer, opening hymn, introductory greeting and introductory collect),
- Ministry of the Word (with reading from the Old Testament, hymn, reading from the New Testament, creed, hymn, gospel reading, sermon, prayer of the church and hymn),
- Communion (with eucharistic prayer, Lord’s Prayer, words of institution and communion),
- Dismissal (with closing prayer, blessing, closing hymn, final collect and postlude).