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Retired - Program Coordinator for Worship Ministries of the CRC
What worship songs have been inspiring you lately? Would you be willing to share one or two of your current favorites?
Suggestions to help young children experience other cultures and stretch their experience of the world they live in.
Women gathered at Synod 2018 to celebrate their opportunities to lead in the past, present, and future. God has been faithful to all who have participated in this journey.
In this new webinar, worship leader and musician Ruth Ann Schuringa lists important goals and skills for the worship leader who is preparing and leading worship.
Kathy took great care in telling her Story Hour children that Bible stories are true. She wasn't sure, however, what impression she was making. But one day a mother of one of Kathy's three-year-olds shared a story from home.
Children are not inhibited when it comes to moving with music, and those who study child development tell us that moving with music is good for them!
I had the opportunity to take my youngest grandson, Connor, to and from Story Hour. Connor talked fondly of what his teachers told him and developed a “matter of fact attitude” about God. It is a blessing!
Anja Noordam has been involved in Coffee Break and Story Hour for 27 years; that’s a lot of experience! Here are a few things she has learned about crafts, clean-up, and making Bible stories stick.
Friendship CRC, Byron Center, MI. Thankful for the staff and community of grace there.posted on: Where Did You Worship This Past Sunday?
Living Hope, by Phil Wickham; When Peace Like a River (It is Well)posted on: Worship Songs for Difficult Times?
Thanks for your gracious leadership, Elaine. I, too, am thankful for those who have gone before us to prepare the way and break through the wall - showing that the 'game' isn't threatened, it is...posted on: The First (Female Minister) Through the Wall
Thanks for writing this and giving us a glimpse into your journey, Elaine. I am so grateful for all the women who have heard the call to ordained ministry and stayed in the CRC to be obedient to...
Thank you, Mark. Barb touched so many lives, had an amazing ministry that God will continue to bless, and will be dearly missed. Love and prayers to her family and coworkers who carry on the...posted on: Remembering Our Friend Barb Newman
Oops - this is from Diane Dykgraaf - I forgot to sign off from Worship Ministries and onto my personal Log in.
Because He Lives (Gaither)
We Will Remember (Tommy Walker)
Whom Shall I Fear?
Jesus Draw Me Ever Nearer, by Margaret Becker, Keith Getty
Peace Like a River (It Is Well With My Soul), the hymn
Is He Worthy, by Andrew Peterson
Hallelujah, Salvation, and...
Incorporate the scripture with the flow of the singing. There are many ways to weave music and the Word, depending on the scripture passage, of course. But here are some possibilities:
1)...posted on: Ideas for Children Reciting Scripture?
Yes! Former worship planner, current musician, worship committee member, and participant. I'm also an encourager to all who lead, plan, and participate in worship in the CRC. It is a worthy (but...posted on: Any Past or Present Worship Planners?