Resources on Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

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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;... An Act of Confession for Advent Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/confession-for-advent.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Worship , Advent , Confession , Comfort Source: Re-Worship This unison act of confession and word of assurance is suitable for use during Advent and/or Lent, or as a part of service in ordinary time as well as for a service of communion. Dislocated People Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/dislocated-people--celebrating-world-communion-sunday--ephesians-1 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Unity , Worship Planning , World Communion Sunday Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This World Communion Sunday worship service outline on Ephesians 1:1-10 highlights how worldwide church events give us an opportunity to recommit ourselves to the life of unity that Christ calls us to. 14,000 Things to Be Happy About Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-service-14-000-things-to-be-happy-about-worship-service-for-a-day-of-thanksgiving-psalm-103-luke-17-ephesians-5 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Gratitude , Thanksgiving , Service , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This complete worship service for a Day of Thanksgiving includes a sermon focusing on how some of God's blessings are often overlooked, and that giving thanks appropriately isn't always simple and easy. Did You Receive the Holy Spirit? Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/did-you-receive-the-holy-spirit-acts-19 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Pentecost , Gifts of the Spirit , Worship Planning , Holy Spirit Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This Pentecost worship service outline for Acts 19:1-10 identifies with the disciples in the joy of receiving the Holy Spirit, recognizes the Spirit's work, and refreshes our awareness of the Spirit's ability to empower believers. Grace and Peace Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/grace-and-peace-philippians-4- Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Worship Planning , Service , Paul Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This service outline built around Paul's prayer for the church of Philippi in Philippians 4:21-23 highlights Paul's purpose of making it clear that the grace of Jesus Christ is the supreme good of this world. Reformation Day Festival Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship https://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/reformation-day-festival-a-doxology-to-grace-ephesians-1-2-timothy-1-romans-11/ Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Reformation Day , Worship Planning , Reformation , Grace Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service outline intended to mark the significance of the Protestant Reformation, aiding worshipers to claim the legacy of the Reformed faith and stirring them to give all glory to God for salvation. Held by God's Big Arms Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/held-by-god-s-big-arms-a-service-of-remembrance--deuteronomy-33 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Trust , Providence , New Year's Eve , Moses Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Based on Deuteronomy 33:24-29, this worship service for transitioning to a new year focuses on the passage of time, noting that all time is a gift from our eternal God and encouraging trust in his faithfulness.... The Church That Troubles Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-church-that-troubles-acts-17 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Obedience , Civil Disobedience , Service , Culture Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service plan focusing on the church being a redemptive tool in the hand of the risen Christ. The early church's obedience in Acts 17 challenges Christians to respond to Christ's call. 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. Dying for Good Health Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/dying-for-good-health-ephesians-4-hcld-33 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Dying and Rising with Christ , Daily Living , Liturgy Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This order of service based on Ephesians 4:20-24 focuses on the key parts of the life of sanctification for believers in a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. Divine Purpose Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/divine-purpose-philippians-1- Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Faith , Profession of Faith , Calling , Providence Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This page contains several resources for designing a service around Philippians 1:12-21, including an order of worship, an affirmation of faith, suggested scripture readings, sermon and music notes. The Kingdom that Cannot Be Shaken Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-kingdom-that-cannot-be-shaken-weekday-worship Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Kingdom of God , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship The third weekday service outline in a series on Hebrews, concentrating on the theme "Christ as the Mediator of God's Grace" and on Jesus as enthroned on high. God Knows Me! Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/god-knows-me-psalm-139 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Awareness of God , God's Presence , Service , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This worship service outline built around Psalm 139 focuses on the depth of God's knowledge of us. My Refuge and Strength Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/service-my-refuge-and-strength-psalm-46 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Healing , Lament , Sermon , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service outline inspired by Psalm 46. This service focuses on the idea that while much of what we observe around us is marked by uncertainty, we can find peace in God's protection. The Honorable Family Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-honorable-family-ephesians-6-hcld-39 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Ten Commandments , Obedience , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline on Ephesians 6 focused on how to respect, honor, and obey those who are given authority over us. Part of a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. Friend Lazarus Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/friend-lazarus-john-11 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Resurrection , Daily Living , Lazarus , Miracles of Jesus Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This Eastertide worship service outline on John 11:1-44 focuses on the resurrection of Lazarus and explores how the resurrections of both Lazarus and Jesus inform our daily lives. Losers and Finders Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/losers-and-finders-matthew-16 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Worship , Christ , Epiphany , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This service plan based on Matthew 16:21-28 for an Epiphany series in preparation for Lent focuses on the thematic twist of losing our lives in order to find them in Christ. Radical Surgery Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/radical-surgery-matthew-18 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Epiphany , Discipleship , Worship Planning , Spiritual Growth Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service plan on Matthew 18 in preparation for Lent that is focused on listening well, examining Jesus' teachings carefully, and gaining a more complete understanding of the life of discipleship. When God Breaks In He Reveals Himself Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-service-when-god-breaks-in-he-reveals-himself-exodus-3 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Advent , History of Redemption , Worship Planning , Sermon Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service plan focused on Moses' experience of God "breaking in" and preparing him for the next big steps God was about to take. The first in an Advent series of anticipation. My Father Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/my-father-romans-8 Sermon Starter/Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Worship Planning , Apostles' Creed Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline from the Apostles' Creed focused on God the Father and what fatherhood means. This outline is part of a series on the Apostles' Creed as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism.

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