Tag: worship

My Faith and Work Journey (Part 6)

By Alistair Mackenzie (see our interview with Alistair here) Previous posts in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 There were a number of specifically faith-related responses that surfaced frequently in my survey work, including: All Christians equal, but some more equal. Regularly I heard comments that amounted to something about all Christians being equal, but those involved in “full-time…

Celebrating the Work God Places Before Us: A Review of the Porter’s Gate Worship Project

It’s a well-known fact that we often remember better what we sing than what we say (or hear). In the context of the local church, this means we need worship songs with both good harmonies and solid theology. A new collaboration of artists, produced by Isaac Wardell, combines a robust theology of work with beautiful melodies meant for singing and…

A New Liturgy For Daily Work

We stumbled on this site the other day (thanks to a recommendation from Made to Flourish): A New Liturgy.

They’ve released six 25-minute works: each is a “journey of music, prayer, scripture, and space that helps open us to The Almighty in any location, season, community, or emotion” and create “holy space wherever we find ourselves.”

#5, found here, is specifically a liturgy for commuting: “Carried by piano, string quartet, and some pounding floor toms, “Here are my Hands” invites us to turn our cars, bikes, or trains into rolling sanctuaries that launch us into God’s good work in our jobs and lives.” Other liturgies focus on worshipping God in Creation and in being blessed to be a blessing. The artists describe their musical approach as “What if a piano-based indie rock band led a Catho-Protestant Mass?”

Check it out!

P.S. On their Facebook page, they’re taking suggestions for where the next liturgy is most needed.