Resources on Shift 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;... Who led worship? Article by Jennifer Woodruff Tait https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/who-led-worship Article by Jennifer Woodruff Tait Topics: Worship , Leadership , Women , Tradition Source: Christian History Institute An article about a variety of church leadership roles, the Apostolic Tradition on ordination and women's role in worship in the early church. More Pastors Agree With Andy Stanley, No Worship Services Until 2021 Article by Kate Shellnutt https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2020/july/andy-stanley-north-point-church-reopening-2021.html Article by Kate Shellnutt Topics: Leadership , Pastoral leadership , Worship Planning , Worship space Source: Christianity Today In this article, Kate Shellnutt reports on the increasing number of churches choosing to refrain from in-person worship services until 2021 and thereby allowing staff to focus their efforts on creating programs to engage people now. Quick Shifts and Unexpected Gifts from COVID-19 Practical How-To by Rebekah Simon-Peter https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/10275/quick-shifts-and-unexpected-gifts-from-covid-19 Practical How-To by Rebekah Simon-Peter Topics: Leadership , Church Source: Ministry Matters In this article, Rebekah Simon-Peter shows how COVID-19 has brought us from "we’ve never done it that way before" to "whatever it takes," and to suggests ways to anchor this shift in the life of congregations. Why Multicultural Worship is Coming to YOUR Church Article by Paul Neeley http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/7344552306/why-multicultural-worship-is-coming-to-your-church Article by Paul Neeley Topics: Worship , Aging , Church , Unity Source: Global Worship This blog post considers changing demographics, and argues for incorporating that multi-cultural worship in the church, suggesting that the biblical call to show 'hospitality to the stranger’ is to worship from more than one cultural tradition.... Participants in Worship Study Guide by Howard D Vanderwell http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/participants-in-worship-seen-and-unseen Study Guide by Howard D Vanderwell Topics: Worship , Heaven , Church Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Lesson 2 of a 12-lesson Bible study on Christian worship. This lesson focuses on Revelation 4 and 5, and reminds us that we are getting a view of the throne room of heaven when we worship. Apprenticeship 101 for 1001 New Worshiping Communities Article by Grace Hellweg https://www.presbyterianmission.org/story/apprenticeship-101-1001-new-worshiping-communities/ Article by Grace Hellweg Topics: Worship , Church , Community , Vision Source: Presbyterian Church Mission When she began the apprenticeship for 1001 [New Worshiping Communities] Gail Hellweg discovered that the more available she was to God, a call to ordained ministry became so intense it could no longer be ignored. Prayer: Wedding Worship Element of Worship by Erin Morash https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/03/prayer-wedding-worship.html Element of Worship by Erin Morash Topics: Worship , Wedding , Prayer , Dance Source: Re-Worship This prayer uses imagery of a wedding dance for the relationship between the gathered community and God in worship Call to Worship: We Worship Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/03/call-to-worship-we-worship.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lent , War Source: Re-Worship Here’s a call to worship that references the nature of conflict in a sinful world, and would be appropriate for the first Sunday of Lent. Streak Storm Shift Audio/Video by Shift Worship https://skitguys.com/motion-backgrounds/streak-storm-shift Audio/Video by Shift Worship Topics: Worship , Service Source: The Skit Guys Pink, red, and purple light streaks in slow motion. This motion worship background is part of a collection called Streak Storm Collection by Shift Worship. Thanks Mom Audio/Video by Shift Worship https://skitguys.com/videos/thanks-mom1 Audio/Video by Shift Worship Topics: Mother's Day , Mother , Thankfulness , Faith Source: The Skit Guys A new Mother's Day humorous movie from Shift Worship! Thanking Mom for the things she's taught me, ending with thanking her for living, not just talking about, faith. Good News from the Second Shift Sermon Starter/Outline by Daryl Ward http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=440 Sermon Starter/Outline by Daryl Ward Topics: Christmas , Nativity , Poor , Labor Source: The African American Lectionary Daryl Ward's sermon starter on Luke 2:15-20 observes that Jesus' birth "was announced by common laborers working second shift outside of a third-rate town," and discusses implications of that fact for the poor of the world. Pastoral and Worship Excellence Article by Joan Huyser-Honig http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/pastoral-and-worship-excellence-becoming-more-like-christ Article by Joan Huyser-Honig Topics: Worship , Pastoral leadership , Congregation , Music Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This article explores pastoral and worship excellence, offering a biblical framework for cultivating congregational conversations about pastoral excellence and standards for worship excellence. When jail shift ends, he’s off to preach Article by Sam Hodges https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/6354/when-jail-shift-ends-hes-off-to-preach Article by Sam Hodges Topics: Preaching , Pastoral leadership , Vocation Source: Ministry Matters What does being a bi-vocational pastor look like? Two weekends a month, the Rev. Bradley Barton works an overnight shift as a prison guard. On Sunday, he preaches at four different churches, sometimes still in uniform. Call to Worship: Resurrection Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/call-to-worship-resurrection.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Worship , Easter , Resurrection , Music Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Roddy Hamilton's call to worship for Easter Sunday morning. It asks repeatedly "Did you hear it" with the implication that although there was little sound, the resurrection was real. Rearranging the Furniture: The changing face of worship space Article by James F White https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2002/rearranging-furniture-changing-face-worship-space Article by James F White Topics: Architecture , Sacred space , Liturgy Source: Reformed Worship James White discusses how worship spaces have changed since the 1960s. Much of the change is the result of developments in the understand and practice of worship. Worship at the eve of the Reformation Article by Jennifer Woodruff Tait https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/worship-at-the-eve-of-the-reformation Article by Jennifer Woodruff Tait Topics: Worship , Church , Reformation , Eucharist Source: Christian History Institute Jennifer Woodruff Tait describes the large role played by the church in people's lives at the beginning of the fifteenth century, and the rich variety of visual, auditory, tactile, and olfactory sensations they experienced there. From Pastor-centered to Participative Worship Article by Joan Huyser-Honig http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/from-pastor-centered-to-participative-worship Article by Joan Huyser-Honig Topics: Renewal , Methodism , Spirituality Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Many churches are renewing their worship by changing some practices yet remaining true to their worship principles. Joan Huyser-Honig writes about a congregation exploring renewal through teaching and intergenerational involvement. On Deep Spiritual Engagement in Worship and the Phrase "Pray With Me" Practical How-To by John D Witvliet https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2014/deep-spiritual-engagement-worship-and-phrase-pray-me Practical How-To by John D Witvliet Topics: Spirituality, piety, devotion , Prayer , Children/youth , Spiritual Growth Source: Reformed Worship John Witvliet answers two questions in this article. One deals with how to move from busy activity to true spiritual formation in worship for our children, and the other wonders about the phrase, "Pray with me". Examining Praise and Worship Article by Robert E Webber https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-1991/enter-his-courts-praise-new-style-worship-sweeping-church Article by Robert E Webber Topics: Worship , Praise , Music , Worship Planning Source: Reformed Worship In this article, Robert E. Webber considers the style of worship referred to as “Praise and Worship,” defining it as less cerebral than earlier styles and explains that it distinguishes the acts of praising and worshiping. Shifting the Focus from Ourselves Element of Worship by Leah Kabira https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/21631 Element of Worship by Leah Kabira Topics: Grace , Love , Confession , God's Love Source: Together in Worship These word by Leah Kabira introduce the hymn "Slowly Turning, Ever Turning" as a prayer of confession, reflecting on the expansiveness of God's love that invites us to repentance.