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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 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. How to...Plan in the Style of Taize Practical How-To by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2002/how-toplan-style-taize Practical How-To by Joyce Borger Topics: Liturgy , Music , Prayer , Preparation Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger offers suggestions for planning a service in the style of Taizé, including careful preparation and rehearsal of the music. Children in the Worshiping Community: The Faith that Calls Children to Worshp Audio/Video by Joyce Borger http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/children-in-the-worshiping-community-the-faith-that-calls-children-to-worshp Audio/Video by Joyce Borger Topics: Children , Worship , Body of Christ Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This seminar discusses the place of children in the worshiping community and how pastors, worship leaders, children’s ministry leaders, parents, guardians, and other spiritual mentors can raise up worshipers and include children in worship. Daily Solo Worship for Wednesday of Holy Week Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/B.4%20A%20Wednesday%20Maundy%20Thursday%20Service%20%28individual%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Maundy Thursday , Jesus Source: The CRC Network An at-home "Wednesday Maundy Thursday Service" for an individual during Holy Week. Includes prayers, songs, and questions for reflection on John 13:1-17 and Luke 22:14-20. Palm/Passion Sunday Daily Worship for Holy Week Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/A.1%20Palm_Passion%20Sunday%20Daily%20Worship%20for%20Holy%20Week%20%28family_small%20group%29%20-%20Google%20Docs_0.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Palm Sunday , Worship Source: The CRC Network An at-home worship service for a family or group for Palm/Passion Sunday. Includes litanies, songs, prayers, activities, and questions for reflection on Luke 19:28-40 or Matthew 21:1-11. A Christmas Dilemma Devotional by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2009/christmas-dilemma Devotional by Joyce Borger Topics: Christmas , Nativity , Art , Incarnation Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger reflects on her nativity set and the various ways it is inconsistent with the realities of the first Christmas. Overlooking those discrepancies can symbolize ignoring God's call to service under risky conditions. Daily Solo Worship for Holy Saturday Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/B.7%20Holy%20Saturday_%20Burial%20%28individual%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Holy Saturday , Worship Source: The CRC Network An at-home worship service for an individual for Holy Saturday. Includes prayers, songs, and questions for reflection on Matthew 27:57-66. The Modern Worship Movement Isn’t the Problem Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/blog/modern-worship-movement-isn%E2%80%99t-problem Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Idolatry , Worship , Worship Planning , Music Source: Reformed Worship In this analysis of modern worship music, Joyce Borger argues that worship planning should start with the question: “What does God want to communicate to those gathered, and what is our appropriate response?” Daily Solo Worship for Easter Sunday Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/B.8%20Easter%20Sunday%20%28individual%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Worship Source: The CRC Network An at-home worship service for an individual on Easter Sunday. Includes prayers, songs, and questions for reflection on Matthew 28:1-10. But Now Has Christ Arisen Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2011/now-has-christ-arisen Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Easter , Lent , Worship , Liturgy Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger argues that celebrating Easter should not be limited to one Sunday but should extend into the season of Eastertide. Also included are words from the hymn "This Joyful Eastertide" by George Woodward. Daily Solo Worship for Tuesday of Holy Week Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/B.3%20Tuesday_%20Betrayal%20and%20Denial%20%28individual%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Betrayal , Holy Week Source: The CRC Network An at-home worship service for an individual for Tuesday of Holy Week. Includes prayers, songs, and questions for reflection on Matthew 26:14-16, 31-35. Unresolved Questions in Contemporary Ministry (Part 1) Audio/Video by Fernando A. Cascante-G http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/worship-and-discipleship-unresolved-questions-in-contemporary-ministry Audio/Video by Fernando A. Cascante-G Topics: Worship , Discipleship , Transition Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship The first workshop on contemporary ministry. This workshop is to discern together how we can walk in step with Spirit's redemptive work in the world, responding to emerging needs and opportunities in faithful, creative ways. Imagine . . . Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2009/imagine Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Worship , Imagination , Scripture , Holy Spirit Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger writes of the importance of using our imagination to enter the experience of biblical characters, to be drawn into God's story. "The Holy Spirit uses our imagination to lead us to reality and truth." Daily Worship for Good Friday Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/A.6%20Good%20Friday%20Daily%20Worship%20for%20Holy%20Week%20%28family_small%20group%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Good Friday , Suffering , Jesus , Holy Week Source: The CRC Network An at-home worship service for a family or group for Good Friday. Includes songs, litanies, prayers, activities, and questions for reflection on 1 Peter 2:21, Psalm 22, and Philippians 2:1-11. The Parable of the Mulberry Tree Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2018/parable-mulberry-tree Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Beauty , Mental health , Psychology , Community Source: Reformed Worship A reflection by Joyce Borger about the way that beauty that is hidden to some might be apparent to others better able to see. Borger tells the story about a mulberry tree whose value she understimated. Daily Worship for Wednesday of Holy Week Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/A.4%20Wednesday%20Daily%20Worship%20for%20Holy%20Week%20%28family_small%20group%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Holy Week , Maundy Thursday Source: The CRC Network An at-home Wednesday Maundy Thursday Service for a family or group during Holy Week. Includes prayers, litanies, songs, activities, and questions for reflection on John 13:1-17 and Luke 22:14-20. I Love to Tell the Story Article by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2019/i-love-tell-story Article by Joyce Borger Topics: Story , Identity , Culture , Justice Source: Reformed Worship Joyce Borger's editorial notes the importance of storytelling in cultural history and how the church is once again "beginning to pay more attention to stories and storytelling." Daily Worship for Tuesday of Holy Week Service Outline by Joy Engelsman https://network.crcna.org/sites/default/files/documents/A.3%20Tuesday%20Daily%20Worship%20for%20Holy%20Week%20%28family_small%20group%29.pdf Service Outline by Joy Engelsman Topics: Betrayal , Holy Week Source: The CRC Network An at-home worship service for a family or group for Tuesday of Holy Week. Includes songs, prayers, litanies, activities, and questions for reflection on Matthew 26:14-16 and 26:31-35. Holy Offerings Practical How-To by Joyce Borger https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2012/holy-offerings Practical How-To by Joyce Borger Topics: Gifts of the Spirit , Worship , Service , Art Source: Reformed Worship God has given each of us different gifts. In this article, Joyce Borger explores how we can celebrate our gifts and use them to bring glory to God in worship.

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