As Easter Sunday quickly approaches, I'd love to know: What song songs are you singing in your church, or in your car, or in your home?
Does a "visual schedule" or some other visual resource enhance possibilities for those of us who have autism? If so, does such a resource already exist for Protestant liturgy?
Growing up in the CRC, I found the lengthy reading prior to Communion a bit too formal. Now, missing a CRC nearby, I appreciate the brevity of Communion. Out of these thoughts, came this blog and poem.
Share this webinar with worship planners, pastors, and worshipers who want to learn more about using the psalms in worship.
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.
We often think of Lent as a time to "give something up." But what if we flipped the focus to what we are trying to gain. Will you join me in sharing just one way you hope to grow this Lent?
In the process of renovating our sanctuary and while we intend to remain an organ-led congregation for the near future, we are seeking advice on how to mic our classic 1986 Allen Organ into live stream and recordings.
Have you heard about the Global Hymn Sing (sponsored by Keith and Kristyn Getty) taking place Feb 25? Visit the Global Hymn Sing website to find FREE resources and register your congregation to sing along.
What's Happening at Your Church for Lent and Easter? Share Your Sermon Series, Worship Themes, and More
Lent starts today and I'd love to hear about what's happening at your church! Care to share?
A webinar on planning worship together.
Prayers, litanies and resources to plan a prayer service.
Growing up in a Christian Reformed Church, I can’t say that I was very aware of the season of Lent. However, my ability to experience Lent has grown proportionately with my involvement in planning worship.
Three new worship webinars coming soon! Click here to sign up.
In the process of teaching the small people in our lives to worship, our own hearts learn the practice anew. As I perused each day’s lesson, the eight-part pattern began a drumbeat in my thinking about exactly what worship entails.
When did evening worship services begin in the CRCNA?
Churches: I'd love to hear what you're doing for Advent this year. What visual(s) did you use? How did you make your worship space beautiful?
A few years back my Grandma brought a birthday cake to our annual Christmas Eve party. And then she invited us to sing.
Looking for a way to participate in Advent in a meaningful way? Maybe with your children? Maybe just yourself? These 2017 Advent Calendar Templates are unique and free —just print and use.
What if we thought about worship like Hamilton? More and more I’m convinced the Church’s captivating, timeless gospel song plays most memorably in the classic liturgy.
The CRC Office of Social Justice has created worship resources to honor the Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. We hope your church will join many others, commemorating the sanctity of human life in ways that are mindful of the impact of abortion.
Are we really required to include it in our services? Is this part of the RCA bylaws? Can a vote of the consistory override that requirement?
Ready or not — you’re a worship pastor! Zac Hicks leads this newly posted webinar and gives wise advice and encouragement to worship leaders, pastors, and all who lead or participate in worship.
Watch and learn from two artists and ministry leaders, Nicole Ensing and Sydney Yapoujian. This webinar includes visuals, ideas, and instructions for making your worship space beautiful.
I can't describe the thrill of simply worshipping under the leadership of these teens. Their passion, creativity, and leadership made me want more of this!
Scripture reminds us over and over that God uses “strangers” and immigrants to bring a blessing. Use this litany in your Sunday worship as a way to remember our many brothers and sisters whose immigration status puts them in need of prayers and to remember stories of immigrants in the Bible.