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  1. Holy Week: Story through Liturgy

    Article Holy Week: Story through Liturgy

    “Holy Week” for Christians has been and is just that, the holiest of weeks in our liturgical calendar. Through the liturgies of Holy Week, we experience a tradition…

  2. Advent Traditions to Try

    Article Advent Traditions to Try

    Christians today have a tendency to get into the Christmas spirit a little earlier than we probably should. Retailers in the United States more than a century ago decided that the …

  3. John Q. Finds Welcome Trumps All

    Article John Q. Finds Welcome Trumps All

    Just as secret shoppers help retailers know what real customers are experiencing in their stores, John (or Jane) Q. Visitor offers the real view from the pew in congregations…

  4. Plan Creative Worship

    Article Plan Creative Worship

    As a liturgist, I am often approached by folks – all sorts of folks – who have taken on the task of planning a worship service. Often they’re seminarians or…

  5. Reflection and Worship Education

    Article Reflection and Worship Education

    As a teenager, I worked as a counselor at an Episcopal summer camp tucked away in the Cascade Mountains. The camp was focused on group process: helping kids grow in their ability…

  6. John Q. Goes Downtown

    Article John Q. Goes Downtown

    Just as secret shoppers help retailers know what real customers are experiencing in their stores, John (or Jane) Q. Visitor offers the real view from the pew in congregations…

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