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Worship: Recorded/Full Worship Services

resources from judicatories, including re-opening guidelines and online worship videos; online hospitality & participation; engaging children, youth, and intergenerational; lectionary & preaching; liturgy, music & liturgical arts; tech & copyright helps;

Recorded/Full Worship Services

FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS & EPIPHANY REFLECTION VIDEO

Free for members (MN UCC, UMC & PC(USA) congregations), this ~15-minute reflection video is based on Psalm 148 - the assigned text for January 1, the First Sunday after Christmas, and appropriate throughout the Season after Epiphany. Join all creation in praising God for new birth, the New Year, and the hope of the Light of the World. The video is suited to insert as a sermon, reflection time, or prayer in in-person or online worship. It will also work well as an opening or closing of a gathering.

The video is comprised of images from congregations across Minnesota and features music from Julia Bloom of Cabin of Love.

Register to receive the video link here.

Howard Thurman Advent Liturgy Films

Four new Advent visual benedictions from author, philosopher, 
theologian, and mystic, Howard Thurman:
A Prayer for Advent
Christmas Is Waiting to Be Born
The Work of Christmas Begins
I Will Light Candles this Christmas

embodying ADVENT
Five Advent films on embodiment and birthing,
faith, hope, joy, and peace; considered through the narrative of Mary.
with Phuc Luu.

PREVIEW SERIES

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Recordings of Advent Wreath lighting and other prayers for Advent worship.

Service of Lessons & Carols from Church Anew - free to download and use as/when you like; just let them know you're using it!

"Celebrate the Child" featuring Jonathan Swenson, Paraphrase Theatre www.paraphrasetheatre.com

The cost for the entire 1 hour video is $300 for congregations over 500 worshipping in normal conditions (not Covid #'s), or $200 for those under 500. $50 for any/each additional playing of the video.

Augsburg University created their profound Advent Vespers, Come Now, Breath of God