In Lesson 7, the importance and meaning of the All-night Vigil is explained – Christ instructed His disciples to "watch and pray," and as Christians, the baton is passed to us.
We also take a look at the Vespers service and the rich symbolism therein.
Why do the clergy wear special vestments?
What are the parts of the altar called?
In lesson 9, we continue through the Vigil service, looking at the symbolism of light, in Gladsome Light, onto the prokeimenon (on a pre-Sunday liturgy vigil we use the prokeimenon from Psalm 92 "the Lord is King, He is clothed in majesty.")
When do the royal doors open? When can we sit? When should we stand?