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Using the Visual Arts in Worship

In an article presented by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Joan Huyser-Honig explores Christianity's use of visual arts in worship throughout history and how images and symbols are still relevant... read more >

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Preparing for Preaching

This resource page offers a variety of links to preaching resources. Several links point to significant pages on the Center for Excellence in Preaching (Calvin Seminary) website; others point to... read more >

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Sample Worship Services

Here is a collection of sample worship services in the Reformed tradition. Many are part of sermon series. Some include additional liturgical notes and separate musical resources; others include audio... read more >

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The Close of Worship

Because worship is a conversation with God, it matters how we end the dialogue. This Bible study uses passages from Numbers and 2 Corinthians as models to examine how to... read more >

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Living into God’s Dream for Us

The Rev. Catherine Caimano reminds us in her sermon that the only real life is the one we have with God. Now it is a dream we live into; but... read more >

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Leadership is Often Seeing Opportunity in Crisis

In the fall of 1793 Philadelphia was in the throes of a Yellow Fever epidemic that ultimately killed 5,000 residents. Richard Allen, minister, educator, and founder of the African Methodist... read more >

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I Eat Christ

“The yeses of resurrection and communion are about cultivating openness, imagination and gratitude for the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives, without a predisposition to doing what always... read more >

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Having This Ministry – A Sermon

Ministry is not easy; it often comes with sharp pain and torment. Yet 70 percent of the active clergy interviewed for the National Clergy Survey say they have never doubted... read more >

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Spotting New Church Leaders

A brief video provided by the Forum for Theological Exploration highlights seminarians and clergy reflecting on the diverse ways they first heard God’s call. It includes a brief reflection by... read more >

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Tradition puts spotlight on gift of music

Tradition puts spotlight on gift of music Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Appreciation for music’s vital role in ministry is the impetus behind Choir Anniversary, a tradition in many black churches. The African American Lectionary provides resources for congregations planning the celebration.

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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