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Acknowledgements and copyright information from the published books

Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England acknowledgements

Common Worship: President's Edition copyright information and acknowledgements

Common Worship: Pastoral Services copyright information and acknowledgements

Common Worship: Daily Prayer acknowledgements

Common Worship: Collects and Post Communions acknowledgements

Initiation Services copyright information and acknowledgements

New Patterns for Worship acknowledgements

Public Worship with Communion by Extension acknowledgements