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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. 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 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. 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. How Many is Too Much? Practical How-To by Joyce Borger http://network.crcna.org/worship/how-many-too-much Practical How-To by Joyce Borger Topics: Change Source: The CRC Network This post asks the question of how many new songs can be sung in a service. In the process it highlights the importance of both new songs and familiar songs. "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. Why Sing the Psalms? Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2010/why-sing-psalms Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Music , Psalms , Lament , Singing Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger speaks to the importance using the Psalms in worship. Borger speaks on how world shaking events influenced the renewed practice of Psalm singing from worship leaders scrambling to find a good response. Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, and the Mission of God Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2013/advent-christmas-epiphany-and-mission-god Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Advent , Christmas , Epiphany , History of Redemption Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger reminds us of the greater narrative that is at work. She encourages us to worship might renew your congregation’s understanding and imagination of God’s mission and how we might join in it. The Rest of the Story Element of Worship by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/2014-03/rest-story Element of Worship by Joyce Borger Topics: Feast of the Ascension , Pentecost , Worship Planning , Christian Calendar Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger reminds us that while the liturgical calendar repeats the birth, death and resurrection annually, we must also observe Pentecost and the Ascension if we're to get a full grasp of the story of Jesus. The Eyes of Gutete Emerita Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2010/eyes-gutete-emerita Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Hope , Church , Justice Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger reminds worship planners and pastors of their prophetic role in leading God’s people into recognizing, confessing, and acting against injustice.

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