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
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
Christmas Day (World Renew)
Easter Sunday (CRHM)
Ascension Day (BTGH)
Pentecost Sunday (CRWM)
All Nations Heritage Sunday (Race Relations)
Canadian Foodgrains Bank Sunday (World Renew-Canada)
Christian Reformed Home Missions Bulletin Insert
Christian Reformed World Missions Brochures
Christian Reformed World Missions Bulletin Covers
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).
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
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.
Profession of Faith
-Preparation for the Lord’s Supper
-Lord’s Supper Liturgies
Excommunication and Readmission
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
Click these links for multi-media presentations which highlight the work of CRC agencies.
7. BOOKS AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE FROM FAITH ALIVE
Click these links to books and resources about worship in the CRC.
Sing! A New Creation
Singing the New Testament
The Worship Sourcebook
Hymns for Worship
Prayers of the People
Together We Worship
Ten Service Plans for Contemporary Worship Vol. 2
8. PREACHING RESOURCES
9. WORSHIP SERVICE OUTLINES
Between these two sites there are hundreds sample worship service outlines available:
See especially these service series for Lent and Easter: