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The term evensong can refer to the following:

Evensong is celebrated on a regular basis at Trinity Episcopal Church, Manassas, Virginia. www.trinityepiscopalchurch.org/parish/music/evensong.html Evening Prayer is a liturgy used in the Anglican Communion (and other churches in the Anglican tradition, such as the Continuing Anglican Movement) used in the late afternoon or evening. ... The term Anglican (from Medieval Latin ecclesia anglicana, meaning the English Church) is used to describe the people, institutions and churches as well as the liturgical traditions and theological concepts developed by the established Church of England, the Anglican Communion and the Continuing Anglican Churches (a loosely affiliated group of... The word leitourgia is derived from the two Greek words, leos and ergon. Leos, meaning the people of God and Ergon meaning the work. ... ... Evensong is the name of a programmed series of gatherings undertaken as part of the Unitarian Universalist Associations Adult Religious Education initiative. ... The flaming chalice is a widely used symbol for Unitarian Universalism. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Gail Kathleen Godwin (born June 18, 1937 [1] ) is an American novelist and short story writer. ... Evensong is a short story by Lester del Rey from Harlan Ellisons science fiction anthology Dangerous Visions. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Lester del Rey (Ramon Felipe Alvarez-del Rey) (June 2, 1915 - May 10, 1993) was an American science fiction author and editor. ... Harlan Jay Ellison (born May 27, 1934) is a prolific American writer of short stories, novellas, essays, and criticism. ... Dangerous Visions (ISBN 0-425-06176-0) was a path-breaking science fiction short story anthology edited by Harlan Ellison and published in 1967. ...


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Pastyme - Evensong (401 words)
Prior to the Reformation, Evensong was a common English name for the office of Vespers, one of the eight Canonical Hours of the divine office of the Roman Catholic church.
Evensong, like all forms of liturgical worship, has elements of drama and ritual that nourish the spiritual life of the congregants.
Evensong is traditionally mostly sung by a choir, with the full congregation participating in the intoning of the Creed, the Lord=s Prayer, and hymns.
BBC - h2g2 - Evensong (573 words)
Evensong is in English, but on occasion the anthem may be in Latin.
At Evensong, the responses are always set by a different composer to the Magnificat and Nunc Dimmitis.
Evensong as a service is declining in popularity, and is rarely sung every day except at cathedrals.
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