CATEGORY: Gathering – 2013 National Gathering

Jessica Tate and Casey Fitzgerald – Opening Worship (Charlotte 2013)

Jessica Tate (preacher) and Casey Fitzgerald (biblical storyteller) in the opening worship on Monday. [Part of the 2013 NEXT Church National Gathering in Charlotte, NC.]

Tom Are and Shannon Kershner – Introduction to NEXT (Charlotte 2013)

Tom Are and Shannon Kershner give a brief introduction to NEXT Church at “A Taste of NEXT Church” at Myers Park Presbyterian Church. [Part of the 2013 National Gathering in Charlotte, NC]

The "Ritual of the Ribbons" at 2013 National Gathering

By Theresa Cho NEXT Worship Overall Thematic Flow & Ritual: Colors of fabric and ribbon were purple, red, blue, white, and yellow. The colors of a Korean fabric called Saekdong. Saekdong is usually used for children’s clothing and “protects the evoking of dreams of children.” Advent Worship: Sheets of fabric were torn into strips during […]

Liturgy from 2013 National Gathering

We offer here the liturgy used at our 2013 National Gathering. See here for a complete list of music, and here for information about “the ritual of the ribbons.” Many thanks to Theresa Cho, Adam Fischer, and Corey Nelson for their vision and leadership. Monday, March 4 Advent  Confession: God of birth and renewal, too […]

Music from 2013 National Gathering

Corey Nelson, part of the worship team for the 2013 National Gathering, sends along this list of music featured in worship in Charlotte. He also offered to be a resource for people who have questions about the music. Contact him at: Corey Nelson First Presbyterian Church Lake Forest, Illinois cnelson@firstchurchlf.org ~ NEXT 2013 Worship Songs […]