Current Practice: During COVID-19, our worship schedule is in flux, responding to the most up-to-date data for Gloucester County. At this time, all of our worship is conducted virtually through our YouTube Channel.
Normal Practice: 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer (first Sunday Eucharist) and 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
God is a mystery: not a question to solve, but a being to experience. At Ware, we strive to come before our Lord in our worship so as to make space for awe and wonder -- to transcend place and time -- and to be connected to something greater than ourselves. When you step into the Historic Church, you join the Saints who have been praying and worshipping at Ware for over three hundred years.
Our worship service on Sunday follows the order of service from the Episcopal Church's Book of Common Prayer. There are hymns, scripture readings, a message, and prayers for ourselves, our community, and our world.
The culmination of our worship is experienced in the practice of the Holy Eucharist. Known in other Christian traditions as Holy Communion, the Lord's Supper, or the Mass -- it is the invocation of God's blessing over Bread and Wine, that for us reveals the mystery of God in Jesus Christ. For Episcopalians, participating in the mystery of the Eucharist is the primary act of Christian worship.
Our community's health and safety is at the forefront of our minds as we gather. Everyone is required to wear a mask for the duration of our worship services. Whether we worship virtually, in-person outdoors, or in-person indoors is dependent on Health Markers for Gloucester County.