CRCNA Website One-Stop Resource Index

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Last updated: February 24, 2011

The following is an emerging draft of all of the worship-related resources provided by the Christian Reformed Church and its agencies and educational institutions—and easy place to gain access to the audio files, bulletin covers, liturgies, videos, and publications that worship planners and leaders need to do their work well. We will be updating this document regularly.

1. AUDIO FILES

Click here for links to audio files for music in the Psalter Hymnal and Sing! A New Creation.

2. BIBLE TRANSLATIONS

Click here for link to Bible Translations approved for worship.

3. BULLETIN COVERS AND INSERTS

Here is a handy guide to bulletin covers and inserts provided by CRC Agencies.

Index by Date
-Christian year-
Christmas Day (World Renew)
Easter Sunday (CRHM)
Ascension Day (BTGH)
Pentecost Sunday (CRWM)
-Special Sundays-
AIDS Sunday
All Nations Heritage Sunday (Race Relations)
Canadian Foodgrains Bank Sunday (World Renew-Canada)
Chaplaincy Ministries
Christian Reformed Home Missions Bulletin Insert
Christian Reformed World Missions Brochures
Christian Reformed World Missions Bulletin Covers
Disability Concerns
Disaster Response Services (World Renew-DRS)
Reformation Sunday (CRHM)
Reformation Sunday (CRHM – Spanish)
Refugee Sunday (World Renew)
Urban Aboriginal Ministries (in Canada)
World Hunger Sunday (World Renew)

4. CREEDS, CONFESSIONS, and CONTEMPORARY TESTIMONY

Click these links for complete texts of the creeds and confessions of the CRC, as well as the Contemporary Testimony and the Belhar Confessions (currently being discussed throughout the CRC as possible addition to the list of approved confessions).

Reformed Creeds and Confessions [all]

Creeds

The Apostles’ Creed
The Athanasian Creed
The Nicene Creed

Confessions

The Belgic Confession
The Belgic Confession in Q&A Format
The Canons of Dort
The Heidelberg Catechism
The Westminster Confession of Faith
The Westminster Larger Catechism
The Westminster Shorter Catechism

Our World Belongs to God

5. LITURGIES

Click these links for Synodically approved liturgies. Several other liturgies for these occasions which follow Synodical guidelines have also been published in Reformed Worship and in the Worship Sourcebook.

Baptismal Liturgies

Service for Baptism (1976)
Service for Baptism II (1976)
Service for Baptism (1981)
Service for Baptism (1991, approved 1994)
Form for the Baptism of Adults (1976)
Form for the Baptism of Adults (1978)

Profession of Faith

Form for the Profession of Faith (1932)
Form for the Profession of Faith (1976)

Lord’s Supper

-Preparation for the Lord’s Supper

Preparatory Exhortation for the Lord's Supper (1981)

-Lord’s Supper Liturgies

Form for the Celebration of the Lord's Supper (1964)
Form for the Celebration of the Lord's Supper ii (1964)
Service for Word and Sacrament (1981)
The Lord's Supper (1994)

Excommunication and Readmission

Form for Excommunication (1982)
Excommunication (1991)
Form for Readmission (1982)
Readmission (1991)

Ordination

Form for the Ordination/Installation of Ministers (1971)
Form for the Ordination/Installation of Ministers (1986)
Form for the Ordination of Evangelists (1982)
Form for the Ordination of Elders and Deacons (1982)

Forms for Marriage

Form for the Solemnization of Marriage (1912)
Form for the Solemnization of Marriage (1979)
Responsive Readings of the Law (1981)


6. MULTI-MEDIA

Click these links for multi-media presentations which highlight the work of CRC agencies.

General Index
CCG – Aboriginal Truth and Reconciliation (Canada)
World Renew (CRWRC) – Embrace AIDS
General – Church Planting and Ministry Shares
Home Missions

7. BOOKS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE FROM FAITH ALIVE

Click these links to books and resources about worship in the CRC. 

Psalter Hymnal
Sing! A New Creation
Contemporary Songbook
Singing the New Testament
The Worship Sourcebook
Hymns for Worship
Reformed Worship
Prayers of the People
Together We Worship
Ten Service Plans for Contemporary Worship Vol. 2

8. PREACHING RESOURCES 

The Center for Excellence in Preaching
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship: Preparing for Preaching
Disability Concerns

9. WORSHIP SERVICE OUTLINES

Between these two sites there are hundreds sample worship service outlines available:

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship: Service Outlines

See especially these service series for Lent and Easter:

Growing with Peter
Psalms for a Lenten Journey
Easter Resource Guide

Synodical Faith Formation Committee

10. TOPICAL SEARCHES

Visit Reformed Worship and Calvin Institute of Christian Worship websites and search by topic.


11. DENOMINATIONAL WORSHIP RESOURCES PAGES 

General Position on Worship
Office of Social Justice
CRWRC
CRWRC – Embrace AIDS
Disability Concerns
Faith Alive

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