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Topical Study on Worship Each week Christians gather for worship in mud huts and Gothic cathedrals, in prisons and nursing homes, in storefront buildings and village squares, in sprawling megachurches and old country chapels. In these diverse contexts the style of worship varies greatly. Some congregations hear formal sermons read from carefully honed manuscripts;... Unimaginable Words Element of Worship by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/unimaginable-words-matthew-26 Element of Worship by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Good Friday , Maundy Thursday , Peter , Darkness Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This Maundy Thursday or Good Friday service is patterned after tenebrae, a service of shadows or darkness. The theme is the disciple Peter's reflections on his "unimaginable words" denying Christ and his beginning to heal afterwards. Call to Worship: Luke 1:46-50 Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/call-to-worship-luke-1-46-50.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Mary , Advent Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares a responsive call to worship based on Mary’s Magnificat in Luke 1:46-50. It is taken from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship website. Call to Worship: Epiphany Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/call-to-worship-epiphany.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Epiphany , Magi Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares a call to worship for Epiphany taken from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship website which is about the visit of the magi. Spiritual Worship Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/spiritual-worship-john-4-hcld-35 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Gratitude , Worship Planning , Spirituality Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline on John 4 focused on the nature of God and the method of our worship of God. Part of a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. Worship Service: A Dear Daughter Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-service-a-dear-daughter-luke-8 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Christian , Dying and Rising with Christ , Resurrection , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This service plan focuses on Jesus' raising of Jairus' daughter in Luke 8:40-56. Part of a five-week Eastertide series, it examines how the implications of Christ's resurrection shed light on how we should live after his... Opening Litany for Christmas Eve / Day Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/opening-litany-for-christmas-eve-day.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Christmas , Advent Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares an opening Christmas litany. It is based on John 1:1-5, 9, 14 and is from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship website. Worship Responses to the Tsunami Song/Hymn by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-responses-to-the-tsunami Song/Hymn by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Worship , Grief , Lament , Suffering Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This list of thoughts, suggestions, and resources were compiled in response to the tsunami tragedy of 2004. Use them for crafting a service in the aftermath of similar tragedies to help congregations respond appropriately in worship.... Worship Planning Process Practical How-To by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-planning-process Practical How-To by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Worship , Preparation , Worship Planning , Leading Worship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This article includes a list of helpful questions and links to resources to guide you through the worship planning process. The Church - Bigger Than All of Us Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-church-bigger-than-all-of-us-acts-2-hcld-21 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Pentecost , Ecumenism , Unity , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship The first service plan in a Pentecost series focusing on the statement in the Apostles' Creed concerning the "holy catholic church, the communion of saints," which is based on Acts 2 and the Heidelberg Catechism. God of First Place Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/god-of-first-place-acts-17-hcld-34 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Creeds and Confessions , Daily Living , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This worship service outline on Acts 17:22-31 focuses on the first commandment and God's exclusive claim on our lives as both our creator and our deliverer. The Honor of Truth-Telling Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-honor-of-truth-telling-proverbs-12-hcld-43 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Lying , Worship Planning , Honesty Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline on Proverbs 12 focused on the honor of truth-telling and the danger of lying. Part of a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. The Honor of Relationships Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-honor-of-relationships-1-john-3-hcld-40 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Worship Planning , Relationship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline on 1 John 3 that is focused on the Sixth Commandment and how we are commanded to value life's sacredness. Part of a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg... Full Text Hymns on Calvin Institute of Christian Worship God of Mercy, God of GracePD
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The Honor of Marriage Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-honor-of-marriage-hebrews-13-hcld-41 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Marriage , Worship Planning , Daily Living Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline on Hebrews 13 focused on the honor of marriage and our Christian obedience to moral purity. Part of a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. From Colleagues to Companions: Unexpected Fruits of a Peer Learning Group Practical How-To by Marc Nelesen http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/from-colleagues-to-companions-unexpected-fruits-of-a-peer-learning-group Practical How-To by Marc Nelesen Topics: Preaching , Homiletics , Relationship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship When you put a diverse group of clergy around a table once a month they develop rich relationship, honesty, intimacy, vulnerability, great conversation, ongoing learning, and a deep love and respect for one another. Four Types of Advent and Christmas Eve Services: Which Have You Tried? Song/Hymn by Joan Huyser-Honig http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/four-types-of-advent-and-christmas-eve-services-which-have-you-tried Song/Hymn by Joan Huyser-Honig Topics: Christmas , Advent , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This resource defines Blue Christmas, Christmas pageants, Las Posadas, and lessons and carols services; describes the common elements for each; profiles a worshiping community using each; and provides song and other planning resources for each service. The People Walking Darkness: An Opening Litany (based on Isaiah 9:2) Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/11/opening-litany-for-advent-isaiah-9-2.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Christian , Comfort , Comfort for Christians , Light Source: Re-Worship Written for Advent, this opening litany with response can, with modification, also be used as a responsive reading of Isaiah 9:2-7 either during the worship service or prior to the sermon. The Church with Tough Love Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-church-with-tough-love-1-corinthians-5-hcld-31 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Pentecost , Obedience , Discipline , Reconciliation Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship The seventh worship service plan in a Pentecost series which includes responsive readings, sermon notes, and music notes. This service is planned around 1 Corinthians 5 and deals with the issue of discipline in the church. The Church Team Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-church-team--commissioning-of-education-ministry-staff--ephesians-4 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ministry , Education , Commissioning , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service plan on Ephesians 4 focusing on the importance of the ministry of education, its goals, and the proper commissioning of those who serve in the church. When the Big Day Comes Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/when-the-big-day-comes-philippians-3 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Hope , Apostles' Creed Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline focused on Christian hope and confidence in our own resurrection to eternal life, based on Philippians 3. The last of a series on the Apostles' Creed as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. A Foolish Message Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-service-a-foolish-message-1-corinthians-1 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Faith , Salvation , Worship Planning , Gospel Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service outline based on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 that focuses on the message that salvation comes through the cross of Jesus Christ. Part of a series on the counter-cultural nature of Christianity.

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