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Worship: Leaders & Sacristans

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;

Welcome

Welcome to The Ministry Lab's curated list of resources to support sacristans and worship leaders in preparing worship, preparing for worship, and leading worship.

Scroll down to find resources that:

  • inspire creation of prayers and other liturgical elements
  • explore the history and theology behind worship
  • prepare worship leaders for their roles
  • illustrate traditional and emerging worship settings

Please find resources for creating inspired worship services in our Liturgy and Rethinking Worship lib guides.

Creating Liturgical Elements - In Our Library

The Art of Curating Worship: Reshaping the Role of Worship Leader     Brim: Creative Overflow in Worship Design     undefined     Paperback Handbook for Multi-Sensory Worship, Vol.1 Book     Handbook for Multisensory Worship, Volume 2  -     By: Kim Miller, Ginghamsburg Worship Team     In These or Similar Words: Crafting Language for Worship     Praying for the Whole World: A Handbook for Intercessors     Think Like a Filmmaker|Marcia McFee     The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services  -     By: Constance M. Cherry     

History & Theology of Worship - In Our Library

     Embodied Liturgy: Lessons in Christian Ritual     Redesigning Worship: Creating Powerful God Experiences  -     By: Kim Miller     Rhythms of Worship     

Leading Worship - In Our Library

Getting the Word Out: A Handbook for Readers     Leading Worship Matters: A Sourcebook for Preparing Worship Leaders          Serving the Assembly's Worship: A Handbook for Assisting Ministers

Setting the Worship Space - In Our Library

Altar Guild and Sacristy Handbook: Fourth Revised Edition     Welcome One Another: A Handbook for Hospitality Ministers

Greeters

THIS set of slides on pronouncing a name from a culture that is not your own is very useful and practical - and helpful when you want to be hospitable and welcoming whether in your building or your neighborhood.