a fixed form of public worship used in churchesWord Originmid 16th cent.: via French or late Latin from Greekleitourgia
‘public service, worship of the gods’
, from leitourgos
, from lēitos
.Extra examplesHe has written several books on theology and liturgy.Henry VIII ordered that the English Prayer Book was to replace the old Latin liturgy in church services.Liturgy has the power to blend people into a community.