Resources for Worship

Making Plans

Today’s post is written by Geoff Twigg, Adjunct Professor at North Park University in Chicago. Geoff is a pastor, singer/songwriter, worship leader and ministry consultant, and serves the ECC as a member of the denomination’s Commission on Worship.

The ECC’s



Devotional for a pilgrimage…

Today’s post is written by Geoff Twigg, Adjunct Professor at North Park University in Chicago. Geoff is a pastor, singer/songwriter, worship leader and ministry consultant, and serves the ECC as a member of the denomination’s Commission on Worship.

As we



Looking forward, looking back.

5 comments Written on January 4th, 2013     
Filed under: Better Together, Resources for Worship, Stories
Today’s post is written by Matt Nightingale, Director of Worship Ministries at Redeemer Covenant Church in Tulsa, OK.

We’re four days in. Welcome to 2013. Let’s have a little interactivity this week:

1) Looking back at 2012, describe one or



Redeeming Performance or Performing Redemption?

4 comments Written on May 6th, 2012     
Filed under: Formation, Leadership, Resources for Worship, Style of Worship, Theology
Today’s post comes to us from Zanne Dailey, a credentialed Covenant pastor, attending Marin Covenant Church in San Rafael, California. She’s also the founder of Triunity Worship Consulting.

How often have you heard or been involved in this  discussion?



Room of Requirement

3 comments Written on March 16th, 2012     
Filed under: Better Together, Resources for Worship
Today’s post is written by Jo Anne Taylor, Director of Music and Worship at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN.

Remember the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Castle from the Harry Potter books?  It was there when needed, and it



A Possible Next Step?

5 comments Written on September 9th, 2011     
Filed under: Arts, Better Together, Formation, Leadership, NPTS, Resources for Worship
Today’s post was written by Geoff Twigg, a pastor, singer/songwriter, worship leader and ministry consultant in Bedford, New Hampshire. Geoff serves the ECC as a member of the denomination’s Commission on Worship.

This blog entry should have a preface:



sundry things…

It’s been a busy week over on the Better Together Facebook page for lead worshippers and those who think about worship in the Covenant. Many things were discussed; I used the word ‘sundry’ above, but now realize that can mean …


Better Together

Our vibrant denomination includes churches of nearly all ages, sizes, styles, ethnicities, and approaches to planning and leading worship. An interactive workshop at Midwinter 2011, titled Better Together: Worship Planning in Our Diverse Denomination, focused on several “case study”



Covenant Songwriting Featured at Midwinter 2010

Thanks to the many excellent submission by Covenant songwriters, the Event Song Review Panel had a very hard time choosing one song to highlight at Midwinter 2010. In the end, two were choose. “Bring Life” by Andy Cater and Steve


December 15 is the Cutoff Date for Sharing Your Songs

Thanks to everyone who has sent in songs for consideration for use at Midwinter.


Sharing our Songs

The cutoff date for song submissions is December 15. Review will begin shortly after. Selected writers will be contacted early in January to