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30th Annual Symposium Set for January 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan | October 14, 2016
The 30th edition of the Calvin Symposium on Worship is set for Jan. 26-28, 2017.
Vital Worship Grants awarded for 2016
Grand Rapids, MI | April 28, 2016
Since it began in the year 2000, the Vital Worship Grants Program of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship in Grand Rapids, Michigan - formerly known as the Worship Renewal Grants Program - has awarded more than 750 grants to churches, schools and seminaries across North America for projects that can generate thoughtfulness and energy for public worship and faith formation at the local, grass-roots level.
LUYH Hymnal Used by Class in Kenya
Bishop Birech College, Kitale, Kenya | September 1, 2015
Church leaders enrolled in a worship class at Bishop Birech College, Kitale, Kenya, open new copies of the hymnal Lift Up Your Hearts: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs.
Christians in the Visual Arts Conference at Calvin College
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI | March 17, 2015
Does the church need art? Does the art world need the church? These two long-standing questions will be at the center of a four-day conference coming to Grand Rapids and the Calvin College campus this June.
CICW Participates in Event in Indonesia
Jakarta Theological Seminary, Jakarta, Indonesia | August 28, 2014
Indonesia in August is a pretty warm place with daytime temperatures averaging some 90 degrees Fahrenheit. But for two of Worship Institute staff a journey this past August to the populous republic was warm with hospitality, conversations and Christian worship.
31 Grants Awarded Across North America
Grand Rapids, MI | April 7, 2014
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship announces 31 Vital Worship grants for 2014.
Palos Heights Hymnfest
Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL | March 23, 2014
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is providing support to worshiping communities to host Hymnfests. The purpose of this program is to promote singing the whole story of God and Gods people through vibrant congregational song and participation of all ages through a new resource: Lift Up Your Hearts.
Would Jesus Eat Frybread?
Grand Rapids, MI | January 6, 2014
In November 2013 three Calvin College students traveled to the Yakima, WA, to attend the Would Jesus Eat Frybread conference for Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian students and faculty.
Annual Grants Event Concludes
Grand Rapids, MI | June 21, 2013
Some 180 grant recipients from across the country, and beyond, spent three days on the Calvin College campus participating in a variety of learning opportunities centered on the theme of worship renewal.
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship announces $300,000 in grants to support worship renewal across North America
Grand Rapids, MI | April 16, 2013
Since it began in the year 2000, the Worship Renewal Grants Program, housed at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship in Grand Rapids, Mich, has awarded more than 600 grants to churches, schools and seminaries across North America for projects that can generate renewed interest, thoughtfulness and energy for public worship at the local, grass-roots level.
Panel reflects on role of mentoring in worship at Symposium
Grand Rapids, MI | February 19, 2013
A former Calvin worship apprentice reflects on the recent Worship Symposium and the role of mentoring in worship.
Symposium 2013 draws to a close
Grand Rapids, MI | January 28, 2013
If on the 2013 Worship Symposium evaluation form there had been a place to vote for the unofficial Symposium soundtrack, many of the 1,500 attendees from around the globe probably would have picked Israel Houghton's 2001 song, "You Are Good."
Psalmfest - Edmonton, AB
West End Christian Reformed Church, 10015 149 Street, Edmonton, AB | January 20, 2013
Psalmfest is a festival of singing, celebrating the release of the new publication Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship. This Psalmfest is at West End Christian Reformed Church in Edmonton, AB.
Congregational Cardiology and Fitness
Grand Rapids, MI | October 10, 2012
At the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, we have found that, just like diet and exercise, there are valuable tools that can help churches open up to new ways of experiencing Gods flowing Spirit. Some churches with which we work even choose to apply for a Worship Renewal Grant to give focus to their study of worship. We believe that grants can function for churches like aerobic capacity-building exercises for Olympic athletes: strong congregations with great potential that need to further be strengthened can benefit from our grants program.
Worship Institute Team Partners in Indonesia
Grand Rapids, MI | September 5, 2012
In July 2012, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship sent a four-person team to Indonesia.
Los Angeles, CA | August 6, 2012
In this video, Dr. John Witvliet, director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, gives the opening address, titled "The Grace of Trinitarian Prayer," at the first-ever Prayer Summit of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, held at All Nations Christian Reformed Church in Lakeview Terrace, Calif., in April 2012.
Mexico City Symposium
Grand Rapids, MI | July 17, 2012
A new master's in liturgy program was the impetus for a recent course and conference on worship in Mexico City, held at the end of May and co-sponsored by the Worship Institute.
Grants Colloquium Wraps Up
Grand Rapids, MI | June 29, 2012
Past and present worship renewal grant recipients gathered in Grand Rapids for three days of conversation, workshops, worship services and prayer.
Partnering in Preaching
Grand Rapids, MI | June 7, 2012
A new partnership between the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Calvin Theological Seminary's Center for Excellence in Preaching and the Ogilvie Institute of Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary will work to encourage better preaching in pulpits across a wide variety of denominational settings and locales. It is being funded by a three-year, $1 million grant from the Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.