Twice a month I have the honor of leading worship for over twenty adults living with a developmental disability and often physical disabilities. I tell God’s stories using Children and Worship materials.
Here is a prayer I will be using for Friendship Sunday. Please use and share if you'd like!
This three-minute video introduces viewers to the ministry of Christian Reformed Disability Concerns.
The Professing Our Faith toolkit offers practical, creative resources for encouraging a culture of commitment in your church, preparing people to profess their faith, planning a welcoming council conversation and more.
Christianity Today recently published an article identifying the top 5 church design trends to look for in the year ahead. I'd love to know, have you seen these trends at your church?
Martin Luther King, Jr. day is not a “Black” holiday. It is a day to affirm the dignity of all people. It is a day to remember the example of King – a drum major for justice.
I can remember even now the sense of awe and gratefulness I would feel as I, a child, watched from a dark corner while the adults in my life made themselves vulnerable before God and each other.
World Communion Sunday is October 2! Attached to this post you'll find prayers, litanies, and much more to use or adapt for your worship setting.
As we approach the 15 year anniversary of 9/11, here are some resources for worship that will help us come to God with both lament and trust.
Looking for worship resources related to refugees and immigration? Here are some good places to start.
The Children at the Table Toolkit is now available from Faith Formation Ministries. The online toolkits, designed to fit YOUR ministry context, offer a wide variety of resources, stories, ideas, and more.
The many resources on this page will help your congregation think about worship that is inclusive of all abilities.
What do the walls in your church tell your congregation---particularly the children---about what you value? Use this idea to make your walls another way to tell God's story.
This webinar was recorded on: Wed, 02/26/2014 This webinar will provide important information for worship leaders, committees, pastors, and musicians regarding copyrights, specifically related to worship.
Funerals, like weddings, are family matters. So says, the church order. But it is never so simple. Families are part of communities. We come together, usually in church, to remember a person and comfort each other in the light of the good news of Christ...
Find guidlines and FAQs regarding reprinting or projecting music for worship.
These resources will help your church plan and engage in worship that includes all races.
ArticlesTheme Issue on Multicultural Worship (Reformed Worship 116) RW Back Issues: Search “Multicultural Worship” (Reformed Worship) Multicultural Leadership in Worship (Calvin Institute of...
Some ways to provide space and place for people to belong are small groups, triads, care groups, shepherding groups, mentors, circles, and Sunday school.
This page lists many resources to help us think about being more inclusive of all ages in our worship.
The Reformed Worship Journal has published several theme issues on Weddings. You will find a variety of helpful resources in the articles below.
We cannot worship in truth if we do not also live just lives. The Office of Social Justice, World Renew and Reformed Worship offer several different kinds of resources on various justice related topics.
Churches are constantly navigating the copyright maze when they use music, other print resources, and videos. Each medium has slightly different laws regulating it. Here is some information to help you. If this still doesn’t answer your question, contact the publisher directly. The publisher’s...