The Department of Missions and Evangelism
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
"In the midst of the congregation, I will sing praise to Thee" Heb 2:12
In 1996 Metropolitan Philip authorized the first edition of The Divine Liturgy for Clergy and Laity: Text and Music for Congregational Participation. In the authorization letter, Metropolitan Philip explained that "congregational participation is of the essence of the Orthodox Church and should be used wherever possible."
We hope the video and audio samples are a blessing in helping your clergy, choir, and congregation sing as "the body of Christ."
Audio 1: Poor examples of litanies
Audio 2: Good examples of litanies
Audio 3: When choirs adjusts their pitch
Audio 4: When clergy adjusts their pitch