I wonder whether there are Catholic parishes that offer a blue Christmas worship service too? And what liturgical forms are proving helpful here?
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Mary Jacobs of the United Methodist Reporter reports on the “varied, colorful, elaborate and often symbolically or personally significant” stoles being worn by United Methodist clergy these days.
Emergent — emerging — emergence worship fascinates me, though I’m never quite sure how much it represents an act of retrieval, how much a creative appropriation and inculturation of liturgy, and how much the idiosyncratic whims of communities. . . .
The Sounds of our Offerings: Achieving Excellence in Church Music has just been published by the Alban Institute in cooperation with the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. The work details a research project involving nine congregations: three Catholic, three Episcopal, and three Presbyterian, located in the Northwest, Southwest, Midwest, and Northeast of the United States.
Christian churches have a vast penumbra of marginal members who remain unaware—or unconvinced—that Sunday worship is a fruitful use of their time. How can it be presented so that it appears in its proper aspect, as a genuine priority in life?
Looking at the new Ordinal of the Anglican Church in North America, imagine my surprise. . .
At Knollwood Baptist Church, the memorization of 60 hymns equips the young with a repertoire of theological language to express themselves with through high and low moments of their life.
The church goes by the acronym IHOP in its teaching materials and Web site, and this year the International House of Pancakes filed a lawsuit charging trademark infringement.
With all that baptism promises, why wouldn’t one want it to be a party?
What emotions should be aroused by our worship, and how far should be willing to go to raise them?