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2018 Symposium on Worship concludes
Calvin College and Seminary | February 1, 2018
The worship theme of the Symposium on Worship this year, which drew more than 1,500 participants from North America and around the world, focused on the Eastertide Gospel.
Vital Worship Grants awarded for 2017 by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Calvin College | April 25, 2017
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship announced today that it will fund another 33 worship renewal projects for 2017-2018 as part of its Vital Worship Grants Program.
Symposium 2017 concludes
Calvin Worship Institute | January 30, 2017
Symposium 2017 drew 1,600 people to Calvin's campus.
Day-long Conference on Universal Design for Worship
Grand Rapids, MI | September 17, 2016
Some 150 people came to Calvin in September 2016 to learn more about universal design principles for worship: how to include people of all abilities in worship.
2016 Vital Worship Grants colloquium concludes
Grand Rapids, MI | June 24, 2016
Each summer Vital Worship Grant Program recipients come to Calvin for three days of conversation, seminars, workshops, meals, worship services and more as part of their work on worship renewal and faith formation at the local, grass-roots level.
Symposium 2016 Concludes
Grand Rapids, MI | January 31, 2016
On the final day of the 29th annual Symposium on Worship, at a plenary session titled Improvising New Life: Why Tradition and Innovation Belong Together in Christian Theology and Worship, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship associate director Kathy Smithwelcomed those gathered in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium to a day of learning, conversation and worshiping together.
Annual Grants Colloquium Concludes
Calvin College Grand Rapids, MI | June 27, 2015
There was a moment at the end of the 2015 Vital Worship Grants Program colloquium that was an apt and symbolic representation of what the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship's grants program is all about.
Symposium 2015 Wraps
Grand Rapids, MI | February 1, 2015
The 2015 Symposium on Worship brought together more than 1,300 people from across the continent and around the globe to Grand Rapids for three days of conversation around topics of reconciliation and worship.
Vital Worship Grants Colloquium Wraps
Grand Rapids, MI | June 13, 2014
The 2014 Vital Worship Grants Colloquium was infused with the Holy Spirit and horticulture as more than 100 grant recipients from across the continent made their way to Grand Rapids for three days of conversation and education.
Symposium 2014 features focus on prayer
Grand Rapids, MI | February 2, 2014
Symposium 2014 brought 1,600 people to Calvin's campus from around the globe.
Vital Worship: A Grants Program for Worshiping Communities
Grand Rapids, MI | September 3, 2013
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is excited to announce the refreshing of its grants program, including a new name, Vital Worship: A Grants Program for Worshiping Communities, some new emphases and a new leadership team.
Vital Worship Grants Program Celebrates Books
Grand Rapids, MI | May 1, 2012
Our Vital Worship Grants Program, made possible through the generous support of Lilly Endowment Inc., fosters well-grounded vital worship in congregations and worshiping communities throughout North America. Although grants do not fund the creation of books, in some cases, grant projects provide the groundwork for eventual publications. We note with gratitude the following publications.
A View from Jamaica
Grand Rapids, MI | February 23, 2012
Mardi Gras is not celebrated in Jamaica. Instead, Ash Wednesday is a national holiday with a long-standing tradition in the Reformed family of churches there. The CICW's Emily Brink reports.
By the Vision of Another World: Worship in American History
Grand Rapids, MI | February 13, 2012
A new book from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship takes a look at the history of worship in America via a series of fascinating case studies, each examined by a prominent North American historian.