Worship

GROW Kids-The Bible (Tips for Talking with Children)

biblekidsTips for Engaging the Children in the Bible includes age appropriate bible suggestions, developmental considerations and ideas on how to read the bible with children ages 2-10. Great for parents, teachers and as a handout resource for families. This resource is downloadable or you may order print-on-demand copies through the Covenant Bookstore. Continue Reading »

GROW Kids-Prayer (Tips for Talking with Children)

prayerkidsTips for Encouraging Children to Pray includes ten great ideas for expanding the prayer life of children and families. Helpful for teachers, parents and as a handout resource for families. This resource is downloadable or you may order print-on-demand copies through the Covenant Bookstore. Continue Reading »

GROW Kids-Communion (Tips for Talking with Children)

growkidsnewTips for Talking with Children about Communion includes suggestions for exploring and preparing children to participate in communion. Great for parents, teachers, and as a handout resource for families. This resource is downloadable or you may order print-on-demand copies through the Covenant Bookstore. Continue Reading »

GROW Kids-Worship (Tips For Engaging Children)

growkidsnewTips for Engaging Children in Worship includes 40 ideas for parents and the church to engage and help children participate in worship. This resource can be used as a discussion starter for parenting classes, a tool for church staff discussions, bulletin insert or handout for parents. Continue Reading »

Midwinter 2013 Songlist

A list of all songs and hymns that were a part of the worship at the Midwinter Conference held in San Diego, California February 4 – 8, 2013. You can also find more of the Midwinter worship team and Covenant songwriters music on compilation of demo recordings and live tracks entitled Louder Than Words. Download and listen to the Louder Than Words album or individual tracks within Worship Arts. Continue Reading »

Housing the Sacred

Housing the Sacred reflects veteran Covenant pastor Glen Wiberg’s high understanding of the sermon and liturgy – the space created by language for the sacred, where people are transformed as they encounter God. Challenging pastors to approach the task of preaching with respect and humility, Wiberg offers insights into the creative and intellectual process of developing a sermon, including the various steps along with a sample of his own work. Continue Reading »

Prayers Public and Personal

This book by Arthur A.R. Nelson is an invaluable resource for pastors as they minister to individuals in times of pain and grief, and in times of significance and celebration. This small volume is designed to be carried during visitation to hospital and home, and includes prayers for a multitude of unique pastoral situations, Scripture passages, and selected services from The Covenant Book of Worship.
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Revised Common Lectionary

The Revised Common Lectionary is a listing of readings from the Bible for use in worship which allows us to follow the liturgical year with its pattern of observances of festivals and seasons.
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The Song Goes On

A hymnal supplement, The Song Goes On contains 177 worship songs in a variety of categories such as gathering, prayer, praise, witness, and others.

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Growing Deeper Practices

growReady to go deeper? Spiritual practices have long been a way for us to be first “in God” so we might go further in mission. While all include a reflective dimension, all are also active. They are meant to help us be attentive to God’s loving and abiding presence and to find within this space a further sense of God’s will and direction. They can be used by individuals, groups, families, or in the context of worship. Continue Reading »