Too many times people think that Christianity is all happy-clappy being blessed (especially by other Christians). But that is far from the truth. And thus we sing, with tears in our eyes, broken hallelujahs.
Worship Ministries is hosting three new worship webinars this fall. Find the dates and descriptions below. Please spread the word! All are welcome.
Have you ever wondered about specific guidelines for worship in the CRC? This is an attempt to highlight key guidelines found in the church order and synodical documents pertaining to our corporate worship.
I am greatly encouraged, inspired and delighted by God’s people in the CRC and I believe that I should pass on that encouragement to you all as well. God is moving and it is amazing! Although the worshiping style of each community varies, as does the perspective on how to “do church,” I have found in the Catechism’s first Question and Answer a common thread that binds us all together.
How do you have your planning team and worship committee set up in your church?
On the day you hope your children will stay in worship will they tune out and wait it out or could they meaningfully engage and participate? Create a kids' version of your adult worship experience and watch your kids' appreciation for worship thrive!
While the adjective "reckless" is difficult for some of us to sing, there is some Truth in this song. There is also a conflicting message: are we hiding from God? Or are we seeking Him? Is our God omniscient? Is our God omnipresent? Who can sing this song truthfully?
Worship Ministries is gathering information from staff and/or lay persons who work for their CRC church in the area of worship.
Help! The trumpet arrangement of "Here is Our King" by Crowder/Passion has gone missing from our binder (not on my watch!)
Worship Ministries offers a new resource to assist churches in their worship ministry by listing recommended worship coaches who are experienced.
Look inside the third issue of Living the Call for updates from Worship Ministries, Calvin Theological Seminary, and the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, as well as tools for your congregation's worship committee.