Managing and coaching are not the same thing... which one does your praise team need?
Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church seeks a Worship Leader for its bi-lingual worship service. This person will help plan and lead bi-lingual (English and Spanish) worship services that are God glorifying and edifying to our diverse congregation and to invite, involve, and coordinate the...
My church has approximately 40 different denominational backgrounds represented. In such a diverse group, the tendency is to go "wide," stripping worship to singing and a message. But what if we opted to go "deep" instead?
Planning Center Online ("PCO") is a subscription based scheduling service designed to assist churches with putting together worship services. Let me know if you have any questions and I'll try to help!
I'm exploring the possibility of putting on a workshop to guide people through some of the differences between playing/singing in a band versus playing/singing solo. Got any ideas?
One question I hear from church leaders is: How can we organize our practices, groups, and curriculum for lifelong faith formation? One simple way to organize faith formation is around the liturgical calendar.
“So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering.” (MSG)
I highly recommend this course to any of you who perhaps, like me, love worship, love to plan worship, and love to learn, but do not have a theology or worship degree.
Classis Arizona has approximately 50 Blue Psalters in like-new condition. Please contact us if you can use some of these books!
For the last several years, groups of young people from several of the local schools have blessed the CRC staff at "1700" with music of the Advent and Christmas season!
My adoption and life story isn’t “I once was lost, but now am found.” It’s more of a story of being eternally found from the beginning of time, with a very visible, tangible example of God’s providence.
It's too late to share ideas for Advent but as my Christmas gift to anyone who will take it (and in hopes of getting some fresh ideas back in the process) here are a few Lenten series I've done in the past.
Hope is much more than just a blind wish. It's having a clear expectation and the confidence that what you hope for will come to pass. Like the wise men we too have hope—hope for today and for the future.
Our worship committee is looking at reading a book together to (re)orient our work. Any suggestions? One idea we got was to look at "For the Beauty of the Church"...has anyone read that?
I am looking for a Christmas liturgy to use this December. Got any good suggestions?
I am searching for a collection of benedictions for worship. Got any ideas?
Advent is a time of intense longing, waiting for peace. Our fellow Christians in Syria, Lebanon and Germany share this Advent Liturgy and urge us to join them in worship and prayer for peace for Syria.
We asked worship leaders and pastors for songs used in worship for Profession of Faith and their responses are found in the attached list.
It's been 58 days since my daughter Eloise went to be with Jesus. We pray her life inspires others and serves as a reminder about the value and beauty of every life, which is why we're sharing her story on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday.
This year's Advent devotional series by World Renew and the Office of Social Justice focuses on stories about the things that make for peace.
In my 62 years as a member of the CRC, I’ve noticed that we tend to describe people either in terms of the opinions they hold or the stories they share. And these two are very different.
For those who live in the U.S., election day is quickly approaching. Attached are worship services from two churches that will focus on the election with prayers, scriptures, and songs.
The following litany, Telling the Gospel Story, is a reading that we sometimes use in preparation for celebrating communion together.
"Women of Promise" is a special drama presentation created by Messiah CRC to use at a Ladies Christmas Dinner and also in worship. The pdf is available to print and use!
The toolkit is divided into sections on becoming a storytelling church, shaping our stories, and sharing our stories in many different facets of your church’s ministry.