The Acolyte's Book provides much helpful information for the new acolyte, including an explanation of the vestments, the materials, and the duties of the acolyte. The acolyte will find diagrams of the proper order for lighting candles and other tips for helping to lead worship, during special seasons as well as the weekly service.
Clearly defines duties, procedures, equipment and key words. Includes line drawings of vestments and a nondenominational certificate.
Hoyt L. Hickman has been a visiting professor of worship both at Drew University and at Vanderbilt University. From 1972-1994, while at the General Board of Discipleship, he directed the worship resources development team and wrote many of the worship texts that appear in the United Methodist Hymnal and Book of Worship. He is the General Editor of "The Faith We Sing." He has also been a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy and Societas Liturgica for more than 20 years.