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Worship from Around the World on Romans 8

This service uses the gifts of worship leaders from around the world. It is a service of the word based on Romans 8 and includes the Calvin Symposium on Worship virtual choir.

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


Opening Words: 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;

Opening Song: “No Nothing”: Calvin University Gospel Choir; Nate Glasper, Jr., director; Lisa Sung, music director, piano; Katherine Beidler and Brigid Lally, soloists; Joel VanZanten, reader; Grand Rapids, Michigan

Statement of Unity: Apostles’ Creed, Faith Church, Dyer, Indiana

Song: “Nothing to Fear,” The Porter's Gate

Scripture: Psalm 84, Kathy Smith and Elizabeth Bajema

Psalm Prayer, Beatrice Wigboldy

Song: “Do Not Be Afraid,” Calvin University Capella, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Prayers for the World, Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim, Janice McLean-Farrell, and Leopoldo Sanchez

Choral Response: “Neither Death nor Life,” Virtual Choir for the Calvin Symposium of Worship 2021;
Soloists: Elizabeth Canfield, Ivan Manoraj, Luke DeVries (English); Sa El Lee (Korean); Yvette Lau (Cantonese); Carlos Lemagne (Spanish); Cindy Tuna (Indonesian)
Instrumentalists: Marty Haugen (piano); Glen Okonoski (percussion); Tom Good (guitar); Kevin Panepento (guitar); Jay Round (bass guitar)
Editing: Glen Okonoski and Jay Round

 Blessing: Scott Hoezee, Biblical Hebrew, Ann Plantinga Kaptyn, French, Kai Ton Chau, Cantonese Chinese, Elizabeth Conde-Frasier, Spanish, Joanna Wigboldy, English, Kathleen Turner, dance


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Order of Worship and Copyrights:

Opening Words: From the Heidelberg Catechism Question and Answer 27, 28, and June 1-2

Opening Song: “No Nothing”

Text and Music: Regi Stone & Michael Popham © 2003 Experience Worship Music Publishing
Used by permission. CCLI #400063.

 Statement of Unity: Apostles’ Creed

Song: “Nothing to Fear

Text and Music: Audrey Assad, Isaac Wardell, Paul Zach © 2019 Integrity Worship Music
Used by permission. CCLI #400063.

Scripture: Psalm 84

Psalm Prayer

Song: “Do Not Be Afraid

Text: Gerard Markland © Kevin Mayhew, Ltd.
Music: Philip W. J. Stopford © 2015 Birnamwood Publications, a division of MorningStar Music Publishers
All rights reserved. A-703303.

 Prayers for the World

 Choral Response: “Neither Death nor Life

Text and Music: Romans 8; Marty Haugen © 2001 GIA Publications, Inc.; Korean tr. Chan Gyu Jang; Cantonese tr. Yvette Lau; Spanish tr. Ron Krisman and María Eugenia Cornou; Indonesian tr. Ester Widiasih
All rights reserved. A-703303.



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