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2018 Companion of the Worship Arts Call for Nominations
The Program Committee for Worship, on behalf of the National Bishop, calls for
nominations to the Companion of the Worship Arts. This is an honour conferred in
recognition of significant contribution to the worship life of the ELCIC at a local,
synodical, and national level. The honour recognizes the recipient’s ongoing inspiration
and encouragement to others, together with service to God through worship,
spirituality, and the arts.
Please include these supporting materials with your nomination:
1. Reasons for the nomination; i.e., biographical material with a listing of the
person’s specific contributions to the worship life of the ELCIC (examples
should include national, synodical, and local involvements)
2. An indication, with examples, of the ways the person continues to inspire and
encourage others in the worship life of the church
3. A minimum of three letters of support for the nomination from others familiar
with the individual’s contributions.
The honour will be conferred at the ELCIC/ACC National Worship Conference in
Victoria, BC, in 2018. (www.nationalworshipconference.org). Current members of the
Program Committee for Worship are not eligible for nomination.
Send nomination materials by February 15, 2018 tocontinue reading
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FROM KATHRYN SMITH: PCW representative, Eastern SynodThe Program Committee for Worship of the ELCIC has commissioned a series calledWhere Two or Three Are Gathered: Worship for Small Assemblies.It is a series of worship outlines for the seasons of the church yearusing Evangelical Lutheran Worship as the primary resource.We begin with the season of Advent.Please find attached worship outlines for each of the four Sundays of Advent.One set of outlines includes Holy Communion, and one set of outlines is for Service of the Word.These outlines are prepared by Michèle Barr, from the Manitoba Synod.We hope you find these outlines helpful in your worship planning.