Worship, whatever the style, is about a real encounter between the worshipper and God. Worship should create an environment in which worshippers can experience the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. This page offers some resources to help create that environment.
“Natural Church Development: A Guide to Eight Essential Qualities of Healthy Churches” poses some questions churches can ask about whether worship is inspiring:
Discipleship Ministries (formerly the General Board of Discipleship) offers a tremendous range of music and worship resources for United Methodist churches. Learn more.
Other places to find resources include:
Slides, videos, backgrounds, sermon illustrations, countdowns, and more...
New England Conference subscribes to Marcia McFee’s Worship Design Studio. This resource is free of charge through the Conference. The Worship Design Studio offers worship planning help and resource ideas and materials. Contact your District Superintendent to learn how to participate.
Nisha Purushotham is a multi-instrumental composer, performer and artist based in Cambridge, MA. She is a valuable resource person for local churches interested in cross-cultural community building and incorporating global music into their worship and ministries of outreach, education, spiritual formation and social justice. For more information or to contact Purushotham, visit www.nishapurushotham.com