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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. 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. 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. 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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Remembering, Celebrating, Dreaming Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2017/remembering-celebrating-dreaming Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Change , Worship Planning , Writing Source: Reformed Worship On the 30th anniversary of Reformed Worship Magazine, Joyce Borger, Emily Brink, Dean Heetderks, Ron Rienstra, Sandy Swartzentruber, and John Witvliet discuss the history and future of the publication. 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. Prayers of Hope and Healing: Resources for troubled times and special circumstances 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. Advent Through the Psalms: An alternative to the traditional lessons and carols 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 continued 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. The Rest of the Story Article by Joyce Borger http://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2016/rest-story Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Easter , Pentecost , Ascension , Resurrection Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger's editorial emphasizes that the gospel does not end with Jesus' resurrection. The Ascension, Pentecost, and waiting for Christ's return in Advent are necessary to know the significance of the resurrection. Vertical Habits: Helping Congregations Rediscover the Striking Beauty of Conversation with God Audio/Video by Joyce Borger http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/vertical-habits-helping-congregations-rediscover-the-striking-beauty-of-conversation-with-god Audio/Video by Joyce Borger Topics: Worship , Worship Planning , Church , Relationship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This workshop audio-recording examines some of the healthy practices or “vertical habits” that form the basis of our corporate worship. (Length: 41:46)

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