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Write a Worship Purpose Statement

The challenge of every worship community is the diversity of expectations from attendees. The responsibility of worship leaders is to provide a biblically sound and consistent worship experience. Drawing from... read more >

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The Nature of Reformed Worship

Using Psalm 95 as a starting place, this study encourages worship planners and leaders to think freshly about the conversation with God that constitutes a reformed worship service, and to... read more >

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Recognizing the Unseen Worshippers

This study provided by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship seeks to broaden a worship planning team’s awareness of who is visibly and invisibly present at services. It raises the... read more >

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Why Study Worship as a Team?

A study aimed at helping worship leaders understand why people worship and what constitutes authentic worship is available from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. Use it to initiate a... read more >

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The Pattern of a Worship Service

This resource suggests there are three basic models of worship — the Two-task Model, the Processional Model, and the Conversation Model. After briefly reviewing each, the article then focuses on... read more >

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The Rhythm of the Worship Year

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship offers Bible study plans to encourage worship committees and worship planning teams to take time to study together as they work. "The Pattern of... read more >

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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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Conservative Commencement Address 

"Harvard professor Danielle Allen's commence address at Pomona College was among the best at this year's graduations,...

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry delivered at the royal wedding a few weeks ago drew notice around the world for its...

All Over The World Young People Tend To Be Less Religious

"Recent surveys have found that younger adults are far less likely than older generations to identify with a...

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