Resources for Empowering Worship

A Worship Resource Bibliography from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship


-The Worship Sourcebook, 2nd edition, *the Prologue provides a helpful introduction to the meaning and purpose of worship’*


-Wise Church: Exploring Faith and Worship with Christians Around the World,  *includes questions for group discussion for each chapter*


-Psalms for All Seasons, contains all 150 Psalms and for each one,

  • the complete New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) text of the psalm, presented with alternating regular and boldfaced type for responsive readings and red markings that enable the chanting of the psalm;
  • a Christian prayer that responds to a theme, imagery, or basic intent of the psalm;
  • a brief footnote which identifies the psalm’s genre or type, highlights significant features of its form or imagery, and suggests a range of uses in Christian worship
  • one or more settings of the psalm, most of which are musical settings for congregational use


-A More Profound Alleluia, *explores the connections between worship and theology*


-The Church of All Ages,


-Worship Words,


-Stilling the Storm: Worship and Congregational Leadership in Difficult Times,


-Celebrating the Milestones of Faith: A Guide for Churches,


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