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Worship Committee Study Guides

This series of 24 monthly study guides for worship teams, produced and available for free on the website of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, focuses on key actions in... read more >

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Ministering to Veterans

There is an increasing need for faith communities to partner in the readjustment process of soldiers returning home, as many as 30 percent of whom may struggle with Post Traumatic... read more >

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Worship in Times of Natural Disaster

This collection of resources was initially created in response to Hurricane Katrina and the 2004 Southeast Asian tsunami but is equally applicable for all natural disasters. These suggestions are offered... read more >

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Worship Resources in Times of War

This resource addresses various aspects of preparing and conducting worship services in wartime. Topics include orienting questions, prayers, conducting a service of prayers, and scripture and song resources. Additional web... read more >

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Funeral and Memorial Service Resources

The funeral service offers a unique opportunity to think beyond this life. Attendees are more open to meet God, and are often ready to listen carefully. This discussion by the... read more >

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Use Books For Change

This helpful article discusses ways to use books as resources for congregational education and church change. For guidance on identifying appropriate book resources, adapting the book to your setting, conducting... read more >

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Tech News for Faith Communities

Keep abreast of changes in technology and regulations relevant to congregations that use technology as part of their worship and communication practices. The “Tech News” blog by Center for Congregations... read more >

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Avoiding Ministry Burnout and Motivating Members to Give

Ministry leadership comes with a host of challenges: avoiding burnout, encouraging congregational giving, integrating media into ministry, motivating an outward focus, creating a nonprofit, or addressing any of a number... read more >

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Meeting God in Shared Silence

Increasingly, people appear to crave a quiet place. Congregations can use communal silence as a way to help members hear God speak to and empower them, individually and corporately. Holy... read more >

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Freshening the Baptism Liturgy

Baptism is a celebration of God’s grace and covenant with a rich history in the traditions of the church. An article by Howard Vanderwell and Norma de Waal Malefyt, contains ideas... read more >

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