The Minnesota Conference UCC recently hosted a conversation on Worship Across Generations. Jim LaDoux, author of Surface to Soul, shared ideas for creating engaging worship experiences. We offer this top ten list of practical resources for creative, age inclusive worship. What would you add?
Carolyn Brown’s Worshiping with Children
John Roberto’s Intergenerational Faith Formation: articles on worship
James H. Ritchie, Jr.’s Always in Rehearsal
Howard A. Vanderwell’s Church of All Ages
Kimball & Lewin’s Sacred Space
Mandy Smith’s Making a Mess and Meeting God
Moran & Castle’s Brim
Northway & Schreiner’s The Rite Place
Susan K. Bock’s Liturgy for the Whole Church
For more, check this annotated bibliography, or search “intergenerational worship” at Calvin Institute for Christian Worship. Find the resources above–including those out of print–and more at the Resource Center for Churches. Contact us to consult: firstname.lastname@example.org.