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Understanding church context could be key to congregational change Unslash photo by Karl Frederickson

Studying a congregation's narrative, experts say, helps shape a church's future.

The Changing Nature of Worship Lilly foundation Insights into Religion U.S. Congregational Life Survey

A church in Illinois streams video of a sermon from the home church miles away and displays it on a large screen.  A church in California offers half a dozen “video cafes,” each featuring different types of worship music to correspond to the different tastes of its participants. These are just a few of the changes taking place as U.S. congregations grapple with new technologies and contemporary idioms in worship.

In moving traditional churches to embrace new forms of worship, experts say start small and be sure to communicate.

Tradition puts spotlight on gift of music Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Appreciation for music’s vital role in ministry is the impetus behind Choir Anniversary, a tradition in many black churches. The African American Lectionary provides resources for congregations planning the celebration.

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