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Responsive Readings


Sunday worship services in the CME (Christian Methodist Episcopal) denomination commonly include a Responsive Reading from scripture. A leader reads a line of scripture and the congregation reads a response. Bible passages are not arranged by topic; Responsive Readings are. Often, a single Responsive Reading consists of excerpts from several Bible passages.

The CME Responsive Readings are published in The Hymnal of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Items 1-545 are songs and items 546-604 are Responsive Readings. The official Responsive Readings are from the King James Version of the Bible. The versions on this site are from the New King James Bible (NKJV).