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Opening Worship from Around the World

This service is a global service, using the gifts from many communities around the world. It is a service that focuses on God’s promise that God will hold “all things” together.

A worship service from the 2021 online Calvin Symposium on Worship.

Order of Worship and Copyrights:

Opening Song: “Welcome Into This Place”
James Abbington, Atlanta, Georgia
Kathleen Turner, Salt Point, New York
Text and Music: Orlando Jaurez; arr. James Abbington © 1991 CMI-HP Publishing, admin. Word Music, LLC/Life Spring Music
Used by permission. CCLI #40063.

Opening Greeting
Emily Brink, Kai Ton Chau, Dale Cooper, Cindy DeBoer, Will Groenendyk, SooA Hong, Satrina Reid, Paul Ryan, Kathy Smith, Noel Snyder, Kristen Verhulst, Joanna Wigboldy

Let All Things Now Living
Music: Welsh tune
Piano: Rebecca Snippe

Song: “Father, Let Your Kingdom Come”
Text and Music: Latifah Alattas, Ben Cooper, Isaac Wardell, Orlando Palmer, and Liz Vice © 2017 Porter’s Gate Publishing
Used by permission. CCLI #400063.

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 44:24, Jeremiah 51:15-16, Hebrews 1:1-3, Colossians 1:15-20, Revelation 21:5
Hannah Barker Nickolay
Jackson Nickolay

Song: “Jehovah Sabaoth (God of Angel Armies)”
The Aeolians of Oakwood University
Huntsville, Alabama
Recorded at the Calvin Symposium on Worship 2020
Text and Music: by Donald Lawrence
Used by permission.

Prayers for the World
Christina Edmondson
Kevin Adams

Song: “Healer of Our Every Ill”
Text and Music: Marty Haugen © 1987 GIA Publications, Inc.
All rights reserved. A-703303.
Calvin University Women’s Chorale

Scripture Reading: Psalm 145:1-7
Zeeland Christian School Students and staff
Zeeland, Michigan

Song: “Thank You” 
Grand Rapids Virtual Choir
Text and Music: Walter Hawkins © 1990 Malaco Music Group
Used by permission.

Mark Charles, Kai Ton Chau, María Eugenia Cornou, SooA Hong, Chan Jang, Noel Snyder