Getting Ready For Sunday: How to Prepare for Worship at Uptown, October 19, 2014

“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t.” ~ John Piper “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine!”  ~ Abraham Kuyper “Why is it that some Christians cross […]

Getting Ready for Sunday :: How to Prepare for Worship at Uptown, October 7

 It’s 6:30 as I write this. Musicians are coming in the building, as well as some of our sound crew for a training session. The resource center smells like pizza (a bribe for the sound crew). And the business of tonight is to prepare for Sabbath Worship. As we prepare our hearts and hands and […]

Getting Ready for Sunday :: How to Prepare for Worship at Uptown, August 26

Last week, the specific theme of our service was on worship as a key aspect of church life, and Pastor Tom preached a sermon called “Worship: Revere Your Father.” You can find a link to that sermon on our Sermons page. This Sunday will be the fourth and final week in our series “Church: The […]

Worship Elements for Sunday, July 8

THE WORD Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:35-58 Sermon: “Body Awareness” SONGS Worship Leader: Paul Winter A Mighty Fortress is Our God listen | chords | lyrics/info | purchase What Wondrous Love is This listen | chords | lyrics/info | purchase Mighty is the Power of the Cross listen | chords | lyrics/info | purchase On Jordan’s Stormy Banks […]

Worship Elements for Sunday, May 13

I just discovered today that all of the files that I was linking to that were associated with my Dropbox account were not working! So that would have been any songs I had made scratch demos of, and all of the chord charts I had provided. What a bummer. But from this point on, those […]

Worship Elements for Sunday, April 22

THE WORD Scripture : 1 Corinthians 9:19-27 Sermon: “Winning Others” Preacher: Rev. Tom Hawkes SONGS Worship Leader: Jeremy D. Goodwyne Jesus Shall Reign stream | chords | info | purchase Holy Is the Lord stream | chords | info | purchase Come All Christians, Be Committed stream | chords | info | purchase Go Labor On stream | chords | info | purchase You Said (offertory) […]