Monthly Archives: July 2010

Singers wanted, apply within

Music is a part of worship – it IS worship. So the music should be chosen to make it accessible and people should feel free to worship through sound. Continue reading

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Heaven Fest

Check out Mike Durrall’s blog post about a Christian rock festival coming to Colorado. What do you think? Would you go to a UU rock festival? Do you think there are young people in your congregation who would? How about … Continue reading

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one congregation’s plan for multicultural worship

Adrian posted a couple of links in response to the post with the video about multicultural worship, and I want to highlight one of them that to my ear sounds very Unitarian (at least, it sounds a lot like the … Continue reading

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multicultural worship video

Rev. Peter Morales presents a video multicultural worship: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BIQXflBCUc

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Changing small congregation worship style

Even small congregations can – and should – make changes in their worship styles to remain engaged with newcomers. Continue reading

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noted in passing

Reforming UU worship is not just about “getting modern”. It’s also about giving small congregations (our “average” congregation) the resources to transform the lives of their members. Continue reading

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new book on lively worship

New book promises to engage small congregations in lively and excellent worship. Continue reading

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Change is what’s constant.

John Buehrens did a weekend workshop for us last weekend, and something he said caught my ear as relevant to the task of revising our worship practices: The typical Unitarian-Universalist thinks “Since I’m one of the wisest and most discerning … Continue reading

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the Big Issue: continued existence or continued comfort?

What is this all about? Whether or not we’ll grow or disappear, and how to insure that we do one or the other. Continue reading

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vertical vs. horizontal

When I put together a worship service, I want people to leave with a sense that they have been part of something important, not just watched as it went by. Continue reading

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