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Evening Prayer: My Soul Finds Rest
Join with Latifah Alattas, singers from Urban Doxology, and Isaac Wardell as they respond to their Christian callings through scripture and song in this evening service.
Video | May 02, 2018
A Worship Celebration of Song and Scripture
Join with Raymond Wise, the Calvin Gospel Choir, and others in this evening prayer held at Worship Symposium 2018, an interactive worship experience celebrating the final journey and mission of Christ.
Video | April 25, 2018
Songs of the Refugees
Songs and prayers of the refugees, a vesper service led by Jaewoo Kim and Proskuneo held at Worship Symposium 2018.
Video | April 25, 2018
Quédate con nosotros/Abide with Us
A bilingual vesper service at the 2018 Worship Symposium.
Video | April 25, 2018
Singing Spirituals, Singing Gospel
In this workshop, we sang spirituals, traditional and contemporary songs, praise and worship songs, inspirational songs, and children's music.
Audio | April 06, 2018
Paul S. Ryan and Luke Enders on the Calvin 50 Song Collection
What we sing in worship shapes our vision of who God is and what God cares about. One college chose a list of 50 worship songs to help its students sustain a life of faith.
Conversation | March 22, 2018
Songs of Christian Calling: My Soul Finds Rest
Join with Sandra McCracken and Isaac Wardell in songs and prayers of Christian calling.
Video | March 21, 2018
With Us, In Us, Through Us: Holy Encounters
Through testimonies and singing based on scripture, we re-live the encounters and the gradual and growing realization and celebration that Christ is among us still.
Video | March 20, 2018
A Conversation with David Gungor
View this conversation with David Gungor of the musical group, The Brilliance, and Noel Snyder, program manager at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.
Video | March 19, 2018
In this workshop led by Jan Kraybill, we looked at and sang some great hymns and songs, and we discussed how best to help our worshiping communities sing poetry with appreciation, enthusiasm, and artistry.
Audio | March 02, 2018
Jubilation, Awe, Penitence, and Petition in Corporate Worship in Kenya
In this session Prof. Kidula shared contemporary congregational music in Kenya by using examples birthed out of diverse situations and locations on the continent and in the country.
Audio | February 14, 2018
A Conversation with David Crowder
View this conversation with pastoral musician David Crowder and Noel Snyder, program manager at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.
Video | November 14, 2017
Praise or Noisy Gong?: A Musicologist's Vision for Loving Your Neighbor
Differences in musical tastes, aesthetics and priorities are notoriously contentious issues for congregations and ministries to navigate.
Audio | July 06, 2017
Worship Songs about Care for Creation
Caring about God’s good creation includes lamenting whatever harms it and joining God’s mission to make all things new. Songs from around the world explore these ideas.
Article | June 15, 2017
Worship Resources for Creation Care
We confess that God created heaven and earth and everything in it. We sing that this is our Father’s world. Yet, billions of people suffer in places where so much is no longer bright and beautiful. This worship resource guide will help your community plan services that honor our Creator, who invites us to join in caring for the whole creation.
Resource Guide | June 14, 2017
Conversation with singer-songwriter Sandra McCracken
This is a conversation with artist Sandra McCracken and John Witvliet.
Video | May 02, 2017
Worship Resources for the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
Martin Luther posted his ninety-five theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church on October 31, 1517. This worship resource guide will help your community plan services of grace and truth as you commemorate the five hundredth anniversary of the Protestant Reformation or plan worship for a Reformation Sunday.
Resource Guide | March 31, 2017
Introducing Songs from Other Cultures: Alfredo Colman
Ethnomusicologist Alfredo Colman encourages musicians who lead congregational songs from other cultures to engage with someone from that culture in order to understand and find ways in introduce songs in worship that respect and honor God and the culture.
Video | March 27, 2017
Worship in the Heart Language: Dwight Kelly
Jamaican pastor, Dwight Kelly, reflects on how scripture songs can be written in the language of the worshiper's heart. Heartsongs use words that reflect the context and language of those who are singing them.
Video | March 23, 2017
Singing Psalms: An Outpouring of Contemporary Song for Congregational Use
Remarkably, even since the publication of Psalms for All Seasons just a few years ago, over 30 new Psalm-based songwriting and recording projects have emerged from a variety of contemporary worship leaders across North America and beyond. While some of these settings are designed for solo voices, many are well-suited to congregational use, and are worthy heirs to the legacy of congregation-based Psalms re-established by Luther and Calvin.
Video | March 10, 2017