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The Wisdom of Corporate Confession Article by Joyce Borger https://thebanner.org/features/2015/08/the-wisdom-of-corporate-confession Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Assurance , Covenant , Forgiveness , Grace Source: The Banner In this article Joyce Borger emphasizes the importance of regularly including confession of sin and the assurance of pardon in times of communal worship. Hospitality Is Messy Devotional by Joyce Borger http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/hospitality-is-messy-from-reformed-worship Devotional by Joyce Borger Topics: Hospitality , Stranger , Foreigner , Emmaus Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Joyce Borger reflects on hospitality (Hebrews 13:2). "As recipients of God’s hospitality we also act as hosts as we welcome the alien and stranger among us." Hospitality is messy and risky. Lament for a Broken Community Element of Worship by Jill Friend https://www.reformedworship.org/blog/lament-broken-community Element of Worship by Jill Friend Topics: Psalms , Lament , Grief , Crime Source: Reformed Worship Jill Friend's article shares how Psalms and prayers of lament help her community process their grief in response to allegations of teacher abuse. Friend includes a prayer of lament by Joyce Borger that wrestles with God.... Listening to God: Scripture, Spirit, and Stillness Service Outline by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2020/listening-god-scripture-spirit-and-stillness Service Outline by Joyce Borger Topics: Listening to God , Prayer , Word of God , Incarnation Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger offers service outlines for a three-part series on how God speaks to us: through scripture connected to the Word made flesh; through teaching by the Holy Spirit; and through silence. “Even When Steeples Are Falling” Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/blog/%E2%80%9Ceven-when-steeples-are-falling%E2%80%9D Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Church , Christ , Rest , Baptism Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger expresses confidence that in the face of grief and loss, the church stands on Christ the rock and "in our baptism we are joined with Christ in both his death and resurrection." How Belonging Relates to Worship Audio/Video by Chris Schoon http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/belonging Audio/Video by Chris Schoon Topics: Intergenerational issues , Worship , Faith , Missions Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship At the 2020 Calvin Symposium on Worship, Joyce Borger and Chris Schoon talk about the role worship can play, communicate with people about belonging to one another, and belonging to God. Next Steps for Worship: Planning Wisely, Thinking Deeply Article by Joyce Borger https://network.crcna.org/pastors/next-steps-worship-planning-wisely-thinking-deeply Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Worship , Discernment Source: The CRC Network A list of thoughtful questions about worship and re-opening that are biblical, universal/global, confessional/reformed, pastoral/communal/intergenerational, dialogical, and missional. Next Steps For Worship: Planning Wisely, Thinking Deeply Practical How-To by Joyce Borger https://network.crcna.org/pastors/next-steps-worship-planning-wisely-thinking-deeply Practical How-To by Joyce Borger Topics: Worship Planning , Pastoral leadership , Church Source: The CRC Network This toolkit provides encouragement for churches to think more deeply about worship as we move through various phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes a sample map for re-launching worship and ministry. Daily Worship for Holy Week and Easter Element of Worship by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/worship/daily-worship-holy-week-and-easter Element of Worship by Joy Engelsman Topics: Holy Week , Easter , Good Friday , Palm Sunday Source: The CRC Network These daily liturgies are intended to guide those who are sheltering at home due to COVID-19 through the patterns of worship, following the steps of Christ from Palm Sunday and into the joy of Easter resurrection. Music in the Church Audio/Video by Joyce Borger http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/music-in-the-church Audio/Video by Joyce Borger Topics: Worship , Music , Church History , Ecumenism Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This audio-recorded workshop features a quick tour of the history of music in the church stopping to sing along the way. Understanding the roots and impulses of different streams of music helps us navigate them better. "What If...?" Drama by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2018/%E2%80%9Cwhat-if-%E2%80%9D Drama by Joyce Borger Topics: Christmas , Refugees , Magi , Joseph Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger offers a dramatic reading of Matthew 2:13-14, 18 and Matthew 25:44-45. It invites listeners to reflect on the flight into Egypt and connect it to their own response to people in need. Ascension, Pentecost, Missions, and Justice Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2019/ascension-pentecost-missions-and-justice Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Ascension , Pentecost , Holy Spirit , Justice Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger describes the connection between Ascension Day and Pentecost. Whereas Ascension Day declares the lordship and sovereignty of Christ, Pentecost allows us to join in the work that Christ started while on earth. Full Text Hymns on Joyce Borger Amazing Grace/ Fill It UpPD
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Prayers of Hope and Healing Element of Worship by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2004/prayers-hope-and-healing-resources-troubled-times-and-special-circumstances Element of Worship by Joyce Borger Topics: Healing , Prayer , Liturgy , Worship Planning Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger shares written prayers for difficult situations and special circumstances including a death of a child, a troubled marriage, unemployment, and a closing of a church. The World is About to Turn Service Outline by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2017/world-about-turn Service Outline by Joyce Borger Topics: Nativity , Christmas , Marginalization , Power Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger offers a service outline for a Christmas service emphasizing the many surprising aspects of Jesus' nativity and the revolutionary impact of it. Advent through the Psalms Element of Worship by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2002/advent-through-psalms-alternative-traditional-lessons-and-carols Element of Worship by Joyce Borger Topics: Advent , Liturgy , Music , Psalms Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger offers a Lessons and Carols style Advent service that utilizes psalms that fit the season of Advent and are paired with anthems that continue the theme. Songs for the Journey from Advent to Epiphany Song/Hymn by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2012/songs-journey-advent-epiphany Song/Hymn by Joyce Borger Topics: Christmas , Epiphany , Advent , Singing Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger shares a list of songs that would help us journey from Advent to Epiphany. The songs celebrate light, hope, and new life that Christ brings to this world. Dwelling in Philippians Article by Joan Huyser-Honig http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/dwelling-in-philippians Article by Joan Huyser-Honig Topics: Spirituality, piety, devotion , Community , Unity , Philippians Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship What will happen when groups of people spend weeks immersed together in Philippians? In this article, Joan Huyser-Honig shares the impact of using the book "Dwelling with Philippians" in a bible study group to bring unity... Daily Worship for Holy Week and Easter Element of Worship https://network.crcna.org/worship/daily-worship-holy-week-and-easter Element of Worship Topics: Holy Week , Holy Saturday , Good Friday , Maundy Thursday Source: The CRC Network Liturgies to guide worshipers during COVOD-19, following the steps of Christ from Palm Sunday, through the pain and darkness of the events of the week, and into the joy of Easter resurrection. Worship in Times of Tension Audio/Video by Cecil Van Niejenhuis http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-in-times-of-tension Audio/Video by Cecil Van Niejenhuis Topics: Worship Planning , Conflict/Disagreement , Leading Worship , Reconciliation Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This seminar explores how to plan and lead worship wisely in times of tension and even conflict, and how to design worship that is hospitable to the Spirit's work of reconciliation. Helping Churches Discern Next Steps in COVID-19 Ministry Article by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg https://www.thebanner.org/columns/2020/05/helping-churches-discern-next-steps-in-covid-19-ministry Article by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg Topics: Discernment , Ministry , Worship Source: The Banner A helpful list of discernment points and guiding principles for making decisions regarding pandemic worship and ministry.

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