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A Modern Hymn for a Timeless Reformation

I pray you enjoy this song I wrote for the Reformation and that you celebrate well this October. More importantly, I hope that you treasure (and lead others to treasure) the beauty of Christ and what he has done for us. 

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Planning Worship

In this post you’ll find several good resources to assist with worship planning. More resources are available on The Network or by searching Reformedworship.org by topic. 

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A New Hymnal—Why?

"Lift Up Your Hearts" has been published and has been available for purchase since May 2013. Many have embraced the new hymnal, others seem skeptical, and others just plain ignored it. So Why? What For? Who Cares? 

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Which Calendar Do You Follow?

Worship planning goes easier and with more satisfaction when a calendar with a pattern or rhythm is in view. Four different calendars vie for our attention. A choice needs to be made.

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Lift Up Your Hearts

This is a reflection from Diane Dykgraaf on her thoughts regarding "Lift Up Your Hearts" hymnal set for distribution in June 2013. She serves as the administrative assistant to the editorial committee.

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Dropping Out

Sometimes I wonder how much I get in the way during a worship service. Do I play too many notes? Should we sing acapella? A couple of weeks ago, I was playing from the organ, and I slowly dropped out and let the congregation sing. Yes, it is possible.

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Recycling

What do people think when they pass by your church and happen to glance in the recycling bins or dumpsters? Say they picked up a bulletin. What would they think about the church upon first glance?

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