Worship

The choir sings during worship at Mu'en Church in Shanghai, China. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Worship that is authentic, invitational and draws us nearer to God comes in many forms. Find resources for your weekly services including liturgy, music suggestions, prayers and sermon starters as well as ideas for special services and those in settings outside the church. You also find ideas for your worship leaders, ushers and others who support your worship ministry.
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Worship

'Credo' virtual choir anthem for United Methodist worship celebrations

A mass choir of gifted singers representing faith communities from around the globe sings “Credo,” an anthem from “The Gospel Mass” by composer Robert Ray Jr. Produced by Discipleship Ministries and United Methodist Communications for use on Heritage Sunday 2020, it is also appropriate to use for virtual worship celebrations of Pentecost, Trinity Sunday and confirmation.

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A mosaic for Pentecost features elements of fire. Image by Holger Schué, courtesy of Pixabay.
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Pentecost

Ask The UMC: What is Pentecost?

On Pentecost Sunday, Jesus' disciples received the Holy Spirit in a special way. The story in Acts 2 describes a powerful wind and tongues of fire as the Holy Spirit was poured out on people from all over the world. Over 3,000 people were baptized, creating the first church. This is why Pentecost is known as the birthday of the Christian church.

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