The Liturgical Advisory Committee was established by the General Synod in 1962 with the following objectives:
The membership of the Liturgical Advisory Committee consists of 14 members elected triennially by the General Synod and four co–opted members. There is provision to appoint Consultants for specific liturgical projects where their skills complement those of the LAC membership. There is also an Observer from the Methodist Church and a Staff and Student Observer from the Church of Ireland Theological Institute.
Following the publication of the Book of Common Prayer in 2004 and its reprint in 2018, the Committee has restructured its method of working into specialist working groups which are modified as the needs of the Church of Ireland dictate. Currently these groups are:
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