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What's happening in Worship this Week
We have been talking this month about the vows we make and how they are each a pathway to God. This week, we will talk about giving and I am giving you a gift: we will have a guest preacher in Pathways. Rev. Rusty Freeman is the guy who is responsible for our conference's youth ministry, a big part of the reason our youth come back from camps and mission trips all fired up. I think you will enjoy his message from 1…
Worshipping What’s His Name
“Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Technology can be a bane or a blessing. Sometimes both. It’s certainly a blessing when it works properly. Think of all the wonderful things we have at our fingertips today. Smart phones, tablets, GPS, car seats that warm themselves. The list goes on and on As long as it works. Of course technology can be a bane when it doesn’t.…
What Is Missing In Our Contemporary Worship?
Modern church goers have always used the phrase “contemporary worship” as a way to appeal to a new generation. It has always been a value. But I’m wondering if it has lost its mea…
10 Point Checklist For Worship Leaders
10 Point Checklist For Worship Leaders We’d love to email you a link to the Ten Point Check List For Worship Leaders. It’s free! This free resource includes the ten point checklist, a link to the free infographic, and related posts and resources. You will immediately access the resource and a link will be emailed to you. Thanks for your ministry!
3 out-of-the-box ideas for using cell phones in worship » UMC Worship Resources & Tips
What if we took advantage of that incredible little tool most people have at their fingertips? Learn how cell phones can actually help people stay engaged and interact with worship...
Why Do You Attend This Worship Service? Survey
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Let’s Stop Singing These 10 Worship Songs
Some of the most popular songs churches use each Sunday aren’t worth singing.
Christian College Students Should Attend Worship
There’s a myth out there that kids attending college probably aren’t going to get up and go to church on Sundays Is it really realistic to think that a student who stayed up late on Saturday night should be a regular part of a worship church community on Sundays? Thousands do every week. It doesn’t have to be just like the home church, but find a place where you can grow, connect and serve. Christian parents should establish with their children the importance…
How To Worship
Sermon illustration on "How to worship". Thanks to Fairwood Church for the inspiration. You can see their original video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v...
This Week in Worship: What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?
Second Sunday in Lent Rev. Todd Harris, preaching The season of Lent is about practicing disciplines that further align us with the will of God. These disciplines lead us to a deeper belief in Jesu…
10 Worship Songs We Should Stop Singing
Congregational singing is a privilege; it’s also sacred duty, a discipline, part of the work of the people. As the so-called worship industry has tightened it’s choke-hold on church music over the past decades, there has been an explosion of new, commercially marketable music that has infiltrated and taken over. While we should always be [Read More...]
7 ways to worship from the grassroots » UMC Tips
Help the members of your congregation find a deeper connection within the church by engaging them in the planning and execution of worship services.
What was your favorite worship song from yesterday?
Worship With Us & Learn How to Use Realm this Weekend at Central UMC
Central UMC will co-host Room in the Inn at Trinity Episcopal Church, April 21-28 If anyone is interested in volunteering, we’ll need sleepover volunteers during this week at Trinity If you have any questions, please contact Scott Abernethy at 828-273-0397. NEW TEXT GIVING AT CENTRAL! Giving electronically is a secure and cost effective way of giving our tithes and offerings to God through the ministries of…
How Offering Different Worship Styles Contributes to Church Decline
I'm terrified that catering to individual aesthetic preferences in worship is killing the church. And by aesthetic preferences, I could mean a lot of different things, but at the top of list is music. We desperately need to change the conversation.
Top 7 Bible Verses That Discuss Praising and Worshipping God
What are 7 Bible verses that discuss praising and worshipping God? What ones would you include? What is Worship? The word that is frequently used in the Old Testament for worship is the Hebrew word “shachah” (Gen 22:5) which literally means “to bow down, to depress, to prostrate oneself” and that is the best position …
When the Music Fades: Why We Must Criticize Our Worship Superstars
And it's why I'm going to keep calling out Chris Tomlin, our worship superstars, and anyone else who embraces the weird culture of commercial worship.
5 great sermon ideas for the new year » UMC Worship Tips
As the new year begins, it's time to start thinking about how you can help people engage with the story of God through your sermons. Here are some great ideas...