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Leading With Light: Using Video Projectors Wisely  Leading Worship with Light and Liturgy Steven Koster
 
1 Resources & Training *Find best tools *Create educational resources *Develop strategies 2 Consulting & Mini Grants  *1-o...
<ul><li>What goes on the screen?  </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are we trying to do? </li></ul><ul><li>Wha...
WHAT IS THE SCREEN LIKE? <ul><li>How does it function?  </li></ul><ul><li>What job does it do?  </li></ul><ul><li>To what ...
<ul><li>Other screens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book-on-wall (lyrics, music) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulletin (announcement...
<ul><li>What else is visual in worship? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture (focus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liturgical F...
<ul><li>The Pipe Organ?! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A big lump of expensive technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installed in ...
<ul><li>The screen is like a visual musical instrument </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires the same kinds of preparation </li><...
<ul><li>Like music, visual media guides the congregation in their worship tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology should fi...
FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Increasing complexity and use of the medium </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing depth of Illu...
FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Just Text and Color  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul>Plain Text and Color
<ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God,  sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing...
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text and Music Notat...
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text and Music Notat...
Who Calms the Storm? <ul><li>Jesus sets the stage to reveal himself  (v35-36) </li></ul><ul><li>Disciples react in fear (v...
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text and Music Notat...
Psalm A psalm of David. 23
is my The  LORD shepherd ,
I shall not be in  want .
He makes   down in  green pastures, me lie
he leads me beside quiet waters,
he restores my soul.
FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Plain Text and Color  </li></ul><ul><li>Images as Illustration </li></ul>
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul>Images as Illustrations
Courtesy of Jan Roeda
Courtesy of Jan Roeda
Courtesy of Jan Roeda
Courtesy of Jan Roeda
Courtesy of Jan Roeda
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backgrounds </li></ul...
As the Deer Pants for Water  (Psalm 42)
So Rich A Crown
PH #438:  When Morning Gilds the Sky
To the Hills I Lift My Eyes Psalm 121
 
 
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backgrounds </li></ul...
Tower of Babel
Genesis 11:  Let us build  a Tower and a City…
…  a Tower that reaches the Heavens
Storm in Galilee
<ul><li>Examples:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backgrounds </li></ul...
Arr. George Black; 1998 English Language Liturgical Consultation CCLI #2440198  “ Our Father”  (Sing 196)
Our Father in heaven
Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come.
Your will be done,  on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins
as we forgive  those who sin against us.
Lead us not into temptation and deliver us from evil Save us from the time of trial, and deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom,  and the power,  and the glory are yours, now and forever.  Amen.
<ul><li>Both  Text/Color  and  Illustrations  point to a  single event  during the service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text & Ly...
Illustrate an event in worship <ul><li>Limitations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited use of the medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Plain Text and Color  </li></ul><ul><li>Images as Illustration </li></ul><ul><li>Thema...
Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>A  visual analogy  for  the spiritual concept of the day </li></ul>
God the Artist
Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>A visual analogy for a spiritual concept </li></ul><ul><li>It’s like a  single-panel editorial c...
Thematic Scripture & Metaphor
Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>A visual analogy for a spiritual concept </li></ul><ul><li>It’s like a single-panel editorial ca...
Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drives home the point for the day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can...
FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Plain Text and Color  </li></ul><ul><li>Images as Illustration </li></ul><ul><li>Thema...
Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>First, some big questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What happens in Worship? How are we different...
Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God Speaks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Respond </...
Liturgical Sequence: Dialogue <ul><li>Structure: Worship is dialogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God calls (down arrow) </li></u...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God,  sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God,  sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God,  sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God,  sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing...
Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Movement  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering </li...
Dramatic Movements of Liturgy Handout
Dramatic Movements of Liturgy <ul><li>Handout:  Grid of liturgy ideas </li></ul><ul><li>What are the basic tasks of Worshi...
Example: Gathering <ul><li>We are called to Gather each week </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Theme:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God cal...
Psalm of Ascent <ul><li>Psalm 117 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praise the Lord, all you nations! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Thematic Scripture
Thematic Metaphor
Questions Who  Killed  Christ?
Questions <ul><li>` </li></ul>Who Killed Christ? Why did he die? What difference does it make? Why should I care?
Countdown
Welcome
Mission Statement?
Corporate Logo?
Instructions?
Not Announcements
Example: The Response <ul><li>Basic theme:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We  actively respond  in gratitude by offering our lives...
Announcements as Response
Announcements as Response
Discipleship Opportunities
Scripture on faith in action <ul><li>From Timothy 6:11 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>But as for you, people of God, pursue righteo...
Concrete Prayer Requests President   Obama and   other leaders
Concrete Prayer Requests <ul><li>College Students and others away from us </li></ul>
Concrete Prayer Requests <ul><li>Missionaries We Support </li></ul>
Dramatic Movements of Liturgy <ul><li>The Dramatic Movements are the basic actions of the “story” we enact in worship </li...
Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Movements  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Method 1: Gen...
Method 1: Generic Sequences <ul><li>Build a library suitable for any week </li></ul><ul><li>Grounded in your regular patte...
Example: Generic Sequence <ul><li>Building a composite </li></ul>
Gathering
Confession
Assurance
Word/Nourishment
Sending
Example: Generic Sequence <ul><li>Building a composite </li></ul><ul><li>A developing metaphor </li></ul>
Our stance before God: Gathering
Our stance before God: Confession
Our stance before God: Assurance
Our stance before God: Word
Our stance before God: Sending
Stained Glass colors: Gathering
Stained Glass colors: Confession
Stained Glass colors: Assurance
Stained Glass colors: Word
Stained Glass colors: Sending
Example: Generic Sequence <ul><li>Building a composite </li></ul><ul><li>A developing metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Found Art...
Gathering
Confession
Assurance
Word
Communion
Dismissal
Gathering
Confession
Assurance
Word (Empty Tomb)
Response
Sending
Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Movements  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering </l...
Method 2: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>Dramatic movements  have general structure that continues week-to-week </li></ul><ul><...
Method 2: Thematic Dramatic
Method 2: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>Handout:  Blank Simple Grid  </li></ul><ul><li>Simple approach for a specific week </l...
Method 2: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>Second task: Fill in the grid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Express the theme in song, word, a...
Example: Dramatic Thematic  <ul><li>“ Isaiah 60” themes:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Glory of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gl...
Gathering
Renewal: Confession
Renewal: Assurance
Word
Response
Sending
<ul><li>Theme: Lament </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Psalm 130 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gatherin...
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us to...
<ul><li>People on a Journey  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Phil 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note Dialogue </li></ul></ul...
As people of faith on a journey,   we come to be renewed  in God's strength.
WE GATHER  IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD
The Call to Worship Let us worship God. The Lord is the everlasting God, The Creator of the ends of the earth.
GOD SPEAKS  THROUGH PHILIPPIANS 4
<ul><li>O Spirit of God, you who have written this rich  </li></ul><ul><li>fourth chapter of Philippians  through your ser...
The Reading of Philippians 4:4-9 The Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!
WE DEPART  WITH GOD'S BLESSING
<ul><li>*The Benediction  </li></ul><ul><li>Congregational   Amen! </li></ul>
Example: Thematic Sequence <ul><li>“ Worship Arts Seminar” themes:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God the creator/artist </li></ul...
Gathering: Prelude
Gathering: Call to Worship
Confession:
Genesis 1:26-28 <ul><li>The word of the Lord. </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks be to God. </li></ul>Word: Made in the creator’s im...
Exodus 35:30–34:1 The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Word: Using creative gifts to build temple
1 Corinthians 3:10-17 The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Word: Christ as the one sound foundation
Response: Our creative gifts offered
Sending: Creative in the creator’s image
Conclusions: The Organ-Screen <ul><li>Think of the screen like a  visual musical instrument </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It has t...
Conclusions: Illustrate  Liturgy <ul><li>Illustrate the congregation's task, not event </li></ul><ul><li>Visual planning i...
Conclusions: A Visual Arts Team <ul><li>This is not an “AV” team </li></ul><ul><li>Three skill sets needed: </li></ul><ul>...
Conclusion <ul><li>Acid test: What happens when the projector breaks?  </li></ul>
Workshop: Music-Word-Image
Workshop: Generic templates <ul><li>Storyboard Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Givens: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a 4 x 3 space </li...
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This is a seminar on how to think wisely about the visual projection technology in worship. Now that you have a screen, how do you use it well?

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  • Many churches put much effort into buying equipment, and only then think about what to do with it and who will work on it. But screens aren’t like Microphones. They’re more like pianos and organs.
  • a.       Call to Worship [Allison] i.       Psalm 47:6-9 (NRSV) 47:6 Sing praises to God, sing praises;…
  • What would you do with your screen if text was disallowed?
  • Confession
  • a.        Presentations of “Offering”: Lord’s Prayer [John, Amy, Keith]                                                                i.       Book and screen: “As we prepare to pray the Lord’s Prayer, please open to Sing 196”                                                               ii.       Twice through, first as teaching, second as congregational participation in either word or gesture                                                             iii.       Dance leader with hand gestures to match Prayer petitions                                                             iv.       Project hand gestures on screen
  • Our father who is in heaven
  • Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
  • Give us this day our daily bread
  • forgive us our debts
  • as we forgive our debtors
  • Lead us not into temptation and deliver us from evil
  • Lead us not into temptation and deliver us from evil
  • Prelude
  • a.       Call to Worship [Allison] i.       Psalm 47:6-9 (NRSV) 47:6 Sing praises to God, sing praises;…
  • a.       Call to Worship [Allison] i.       Psalm 47:6-9 (NRSV) 47:6 Sing praises to God, sing praises;…
  • a.       Call to Worship [Allison] i.       Psalm 47:6-9 (NRSV) 47:6 Sing praises to God, sing praises;…
  • a.       Call to Worship [Allison] i.       Psalm 47:6-9 (NRSV) 47:6 Sing praises to God, sing praises;…
  • Creation Gathering
  • Creation fall Gathering Confession
  • Creation fall Gathering C&amp;A
  • Creation fall redemption recreation consummation Gathering C&amp;A Word Response Sacrament
  • Creation fall redemption recreation consummation Gathering C&amp;A Word Response Sacrament
  • Gathering
  • Confession
  • Assurance
  • Response
  • Word &amp; Sacrament
  • Dismissal
  • Gathering
  • Confession
  • Assurance
  • Word (Empty Tomb)
  • Response
  • Dismissal (Sending)
  • a.       Call to Worship [Allison] i.       Psalm 47:6-9 (NRSV) 47:6 Sing praises to God, sing praises;…
  • a.   Call to Confession: [Steven]      i.       Nations of God, our God is great; his glory fills the earth. In the light of his glory we are called to confess our darkness. Hear this call to confession from 1 st John       ii.       1 John 2:7-11 (NRSV) 2:7 Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word that you have heard. 2:8 Yet I am writing you a new commandment that is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining. 2:9 Whoever says, “I am in the light,” while hating a brother or sister, is still in the darkness. 2:10 Whoever loves a brother or sister lives in the light, and in such a person there is no cause for stumbling. 2:11 But whoever hates another believer is in the darkness, walks in the darkness, and does not know the way to go, because the darkness has brought on blindness.
  • Illumined by your Spirit, may we rise to the radiance of Christ’s glory. Amen. Assurance of Pardon 1 John 1:5-7 (NRSV) (F.2.4.2) 1:5 This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light and in him there is no darkness at all.1:6 If we say that we have fellowship with him while we are walking in darkness, we lie and do not do what is true;1:7 but if we walk in the light as he himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.
  • Gloria And Word
  • Service of Response Song of response/Confession of Faith Piano? I want to walk as a child of the light snc 77
  • Benediciton no text 1.         Psalm 67 (NRSV) 67:1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah 67:2 that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations.
  • Gathering
  • Confession / Lament
  • Word (&amp; Assurance)
  • Dismissal
  • *Sung Response: PsH 465:4?
  • Prelude
  • Call to Worship
  • Confession
  • Image of God
  • Craftsmen building tabernacle
  • Christ is the foundation
  • Response: God’s people, given gifts to honor Him
  • Sending
  • Transcript of "Leading With Light: Worship Media"

    1. 1. Leading With Light: Using Video Projectors Wisely Leading Worship with Light and Liturgy Steven Koster
    2. 3. 1 Resources & Training *Find best tools *Create educational resources *Develop strategies 2 Consulting & Mini Grants *1-on-1 Planning *Customized strategy *Funding available for some outreach projects 3 Peer Learning & Community *Shared resources *Best Practices *Receive & share ideas nationwide
    3. 4. <ul><li>What goes on the screen? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are we trying to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What are we trying to illustrate? </li></ul>You have a screen. Now what?
    4. 5. WHAT IS THE SCREEN LIKE? <ul><li>How does it function? </li></ul><ul><li>What job does it do? </li></ul><ul><li>To what do you compare it? </li></ul>
    5. 6. <ul><li>Other screens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book-on-wall (lyrics, music) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bulletin (announcements, order, litany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Meeting (talking points, graphs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TV/Movie Theater (watch me!) </li></ul></ul>What is the Screen Like?
    6. 7. <ul><li>What else is visual in worship? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture (focus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liturgical Furniture (tasks, shape) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stained Glass (enduring stories) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Banners (seasonal, tone) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders/performers/instruments </li></ul></ul>What is the Screen Like?
    7. 8. <ul><li>The Pipe Organ?! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A big lump of expensive technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installed in worship space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical (ability to use tools to create art?) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aesthetic (poor, competent or good art?) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Theological (a body and history of church art?) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Liturgical (how does art contribute to today?) </li></ul></ul></ul>What is the Screen Like?
    8. 9. <ul><li>The screen is like a visual musical instrument </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires the same kinds of preparation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will help plan its use for a service? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What will we do with it? What parameters? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When will decisions be made? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will ideas turn to plans to products? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where will preparation happen? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why do we need this anyway? </li></ul></ul>What is the Screen Like?
    9. 10. <ul><li>Like music, visual media guides the congregation in their worship tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology should fit worship, not the other way around </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just as a music ministry leads with sound, a visual ministry Leads with Light </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the tasks in worship? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What questions are being answered ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What acts are the congregation called to do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can the screen help them do it? </li></ul></ul>Goal: Leading Worship
    10. 11. FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Increasing complexity and use of the medium </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing depth of Illustrating the core tasks of worship </li></ul>
    11. 12. FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Just Text and Color </li></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul>Plain Text and Color
    13. 14. <ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God, sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises to our King, sing praises. </li></ul><ul><li>For God is the king of all the earth; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises with a psalm. </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text and Music Notation </li></ul></ul>Plain Text and Color
    15. 16.
    16. 17. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text and Music Notation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sermon Outline (revealed line by line) </li></ul></ul>Plain Text and Color
    17. 18. Who Calms the Storm? <ul><li>Jesus sets the stage to reveal himself (v35-36) </li></ul><ul><li>Disciples react in fear (vs. faith) (v37-38) </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus reveals himself as YHWH (v39) </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They answer their own question! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The real question is our response to the answer. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jesus reveals himself to us as God of creation, supremely powerful! </li></ul>
    18. 19. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text of Scripture Reading or Song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text and Music Notation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sermon Outline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artistic Rendering of Psalm 23 </li></ul></ul>Plain Text and Color
    19. 20. Psalm A psalm of David. 23
    20. 21. is my The LORD shepherd ,
    21. 22. I shall not be in want .
    22. 23. He makes down in green pastures, me lie
    23. 24. he leads me beside quiet waters,
    24. 25. he restores my soul.
    25. 26. FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Plain Text and Color </li></ul><ul><li>Images as Illustration </li></ul>
    26. 27. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul>Images as Illustrations
    27. 28. Courtesy of Jan Roeda
    28. 29. Courtesy of Jan Roeda
    29. 30. Courtesy of Jan Roeda
    30. 31. Courtesy of Jan Roeda
    31. 32. Courtesy of Jan Roeda
    32. 33. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backgrounds </li></ul></ul>Images as Illustrations
    33. 34. As the Deer Pants for Water (Psalm 42)
    34. 35. So Rich A Crown
    35. 36. PH #438: When Morning Gilds the Sky
    36. 37. To the Hills I Lift My Eyes Psalm 121
    37. 38.
    38. 41.
    39. 42. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backgrounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sermon Illustrations </li></ul></ul>Images as Illustrations
    40. 43. Tower of Babel
    41. 44. Genesis 11: Let us build a Tower and a City…
    42. 45. … a Tower that reaches the Heavens
    43. 46. Storm in Galilee
    44. 47.
    45. 48.
    46. 49. <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photograph of text (Calligraphy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backgrounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sermon Illustrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lord’s Prayer motions </li></ul></ul>Images as Illustrations
    47. 50. Arr. George Black; 1998 English Language Liturgical Consultation CCLI #2440198 “ Our Father” (Sing 196)
    48. 51. Our Father in heaven
    49. 52. Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come.
    50. 53. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.
    51. 54. Forgive us our sins
    52. 55. as we forgive those who sin against us.
    53. 56. Lead us not into temptation and deliver us from evil Save us from the time of trial, and deliver us from evil.
    54. 57. For the kingdom, and the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever. Amen.
    55. 58. <ul><li>Both Text/Color and Illustrations point to a single event during the service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text & Lyrics ‘visualize’ the song </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motions lead the prayer </li></ul></ul>Illustrate an event in worship
    56. 59. Illustrate an event in worship <ul><li>Limitations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited use of the medium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fragmented approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasizes the event , not worship flow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can point to medium, not message </li></ul></ul>
    57. 60. FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Plain Text and Color </li></ul><ul><li>Images as Illustration </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic Metaphor </li></ul>
    58. 61. Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>A visual analogy for the spiritual concept of the day </li></ul>
    59. 62. God the Artist
    60. 63. Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>A visual analogy for a spiritual concept </li></ul><ul><li>It’s like a single-panel editorial cartoon : the whole idea is in one image </li></ul>
    61. 64. Thematic Scripture & Metaphor
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    66. 69. Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>A visual analogy for a spiritual concept </li></ul><ul><li>It’s like a single-panel editorial cartoon </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly to Pop-Culture references </li></ul>
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    71. 74. Thematic Metaphor <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drives home the point for the day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can effectively translate to contemporary culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Illustrates the entire service , not just one event </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Limitations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s only one image </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encapsulates a single theme, but doesn’t change from beginning to end </li></ul></ul>
    72. 75. FOUR USES FOR STILL IMAGERY <ul><li>Plain Text and Color </li></ul><ul><li>Images as Illustration </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic Metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Liturgical Sequence </li></ul>
    73. 76. Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>First, some big questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What happens in Worship? How are we different at the end? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is Liturgy made of? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What tasks does our congregation walk through during the whole service? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It has Structure! </li></ul><ul><li>It has Story! </li></ul>
    74. 77. Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God Speaks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We Respond </li></ul></ul>
    75. 78. Liturgical Sequence: Dialogue <ul><li>Structure: Worship is dialogue </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God calls (down arrow) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We respond (up arrow) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our Task: Respond to God’s Call </li></ul><ul><li>How can we demonstrate dialogue ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contrasts! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>color, font, position, style </li></ul></ul>
    76. 79. <ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God, sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises to our King, sing praises. </li></ul><ul><li>For God is the king of all the earth; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises with a psalm. </li></ul>
    77. 80. <ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God, sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises to our King, sing praises. </li></ul><ul><li>For God is the king of all the earth; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises with a psalm. </li></ul>
    78. 81. <ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God, sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises to our King, sing praises. </li></ul><ul><li>For God is the king of all the earth; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises with a psalm. </li></ul>
    79. 82. <ul><ul><ul><li>Psalm 47:6-9 (NSRV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sing praises to God, sing praises; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises to our King, sing praises. </li></ul><ul><li>For God is the king of all the earth; </li></ul><ul><li>sing praises with a psalm. </li></ul>
    80. 83. Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Movement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confession/Lament </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assurance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word / Nourishment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending </li></ul></ul>
    81. 84. Dramatic Movements of Liturgy Handout
    82. 85. Dramatic Movements of Liturgy <ul><li>Handout: Grid of liturgy ideas </li></ul><ul><li>What are the basic tasks of Worship? </li></ul><ul><li>Liturgy has structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acts in worship are not in random order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structure varies from church to church </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Structure has purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our acts in worship have a task or purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purposes continue from week to week </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These on-going purposes suggest parameters for visual choices! </li></ul>
    83. 86. Example: Gathering <ul><li>We are called to Gather each week </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Theme: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God calls us to come together as His people and worship him </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key ideas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering, preparing, traveling, anticipating, entering, encountering God, responding, beginning a dialogue, setting the tone </li></ul></ul>
    84. 87. Psalm of Ascent <ul><li>Psalm 117 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praise the Lord, all you nations! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extol him, all you peoples! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praise the Lord! </li></ul></ul></ul>
    85. 88. Thematic Scripture
    86. 89. Thematic Metaphor
    87. 90. Questions Who Killed Christ?
    88. 91. Questions <ul><li>` </li></ul>Who Killed Christ? Why did he die? What difference does it make? Why should I care?
    89. 92. Countdown
    90. 93. Welcome
    91. 94. Mission Statement?
    92. 95. Corporate Logo?
    93. 96. Instructions?
    94. 97. Not Announcements
    95. 98. Example: The Response <ul><li>Basic theme: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We actively respond in gratitude by offering our lives of service; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>we prepare to enter the world and enact the kingdom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Basic ideas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offering ourselves, seek opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make the general concrete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending, commissioning </li></ul></ul>
    96. 99. Announcements as Response
    97. 100. Announcements as Response
    98. 101. Discipleship Opportunities
    99. 102. Scripture on faith in action <ul><li>From Timothy 6:11 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>But as for you, people of God, pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith; take hold of the eternal life, to which you were called and for which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. </li></ul></ul>
    100. 103. Concrete Prayer Requests President Obama and other leaders
    101. 104. Concrete Prayer Requests <ul><li>College Students and others away from us </li></ul>
    102. 105. Concrete Prayer Requests <ul><li>Missionaries We Support </li></ul>
    103. 106. Dramatic Movements of Liturgy <ul><li>The Dramatic Movements are the basic actions of the “story” we enact in worship </li></ul><ul><li>The Dramatic Movements should shape what happens on the screen </li></ul><ul><li>Enact and Tell the Story with the screen! </li></ul>
    104. 107. Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Movements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Method 1: Generic Sequences </li></ul></ul>
    105. 108. Method 1: Generic Sequences <ul><li>Build a library suitable for any week </li></ul><ul><li>Grounded in your regular pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Basic elements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confession & Assurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending </li></ul></ul>
    106. 109. Example: Generic Sequence <ul><li>Building a composite </li></ul>
    107. 110. Gathering
    108. 111. Confession
    109. 112. Assurance
    110. 113. Word/Nourishment
    111. 114. Sending
    112. 115. Example: Generic Sequence <ul><li>Building a composite </li></ul><ul><li>A developing metaphor </li></ul>
    113. 116. Our stance before God: Gathering
    114. 117. Our stance before God: Confession
    115. 118. Our stance before God: Assurance
    116. 119. Our stance before God: Word
    117. 120. Our stance before God: Sending
    118. 121. Stained Glass colors: Gathering
    119. 122. Stained Glass colors: Confession
    120. 123. Stained Glass colors: Assurance
    121. 124. Stained Glass colors: Word
    122. 125. Stained Glass colors: Sending
    123. 126. Example: Generic Sequence <ul><li>Building a composite </li></ul><ul><li>A developing metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Found Art, in a consistent style </li></ul>
    124. 127. Gathering
    125. 128. Confession
    126. 129. Assurance
    127. 130. Word
    128. 131. Communion
    129. 132. Dismissal
    130. 133. Gathering
    131. 134. Confession
    132. 135. Assurance
    133. 136. Word (Empty Tomb)
    134. 137. Response
    135. 138. Sending
    136. 139. Liturgical Sequence <ul><li>Dialogue (up – down) </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Movements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Method 1: Generic Sequences </li></ul><ul><li>Method 2: Thematic Dramatic Sequences! </li></ul>
    137. 140. Method 2: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>Dramatic movements have general structure that continues week-to-week </li></ul><ul><li>But each week has a specific theme and/or metaphor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From scripture text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Church year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sermon series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Controlling metaphor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combines the ‘editorial cartoon’ with a sequence </li></ul><ul><li>This is GOLD if you have the resources! </li></ul>
    138. 141. Method 2: Thematic Dramatic
    139. 142. Method 2: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>Handout: Blank Simple Grid </li></ul><ul><li>Simple approach for a specific week </li></ul><ul><li>First task: Fill in first column </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Restate Dramatic purpose in light of this week’s theme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What does each movement look like in light of this theme ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does theme change through the service? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    140. 143. Method 2: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>Second task: Fill in the grid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Express the theme in song, word, and visuals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate and Evaluate creative choices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in other columns in light of each other </li></ul></ul>
    141. 144. Example: Dramatic Thematic <ul><li>“ Isaiah 60” themes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Glory of God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Church </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering: Global church called in glory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confession: But we are not global </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assurance: Our rifts are forgiven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word: We receive God’s glory in our diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Response: We bring our diverse gifts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending: We are sent to reflect God everywhere </li></ul></ul>
    142. 145. Gathering
    143. 146. Renewal: Confession
    144. 147. Renewal: Assurance
    145. 148. Word
    146. 149. Response
    147. 150. Sending
    148. 151. <ul><li>Theme: Lament </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Psalm 130 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering (in the morning) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confession (Out of the Depths I Cry) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word & Assurance (I Wait) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissal (For the Morning) </li></ul></ul>Example: Thematic Sequence
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    155. 158. Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen.
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    157. 160. <ul><li>People on a Journey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on Phil 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Note Dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prelude: Theme of Journey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering: Sojourners gathered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word: Sojourners refreshed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissal: Sojourners sent </li></ul></ul>Example: Dramatic Thematic
    158. 161. As people of faith on a journey, we come to be renewed in God's strength.
    159. 162. WE GATHER IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD
    160. 163. The Call to Worship Let us worship God. The Lord is the everlasting God, The Creator of the ends of the earth.
    161. 164. GOD SPEAKS THROUGH PHILIPPIANS 4
    162. 165. <ul><li>O Spirit of God, you who have written this rich </li></ul><ul><li>fourth chapter of Philippians through your servant Paul, </li></ul><ul><li>now speak to us </li></ul><ul><li>through these same words, so that we may know your will, our hearts may be encouraged, and our fellowship be strengthened. </li></ul><ul><li>In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen. </li></ul>Our Prayer for Illumination
    163. 166. The Reading of Philippians 4:4-9 The Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!
    164. 167. WE DEPART WITH GOD'S BLESSING
    165. 168. <ul><li>*The Benediction </li></ul><ul><li>Congregational Amen! </li></ul>
    166. 169.
    167. 170. Example: Thematic Sequence <ul><li>“ Worship Arts Seminar” themes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God the creator/artist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>God’s children in His creative image </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathering (Prelude & Call to Worship) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confession in Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assurance in Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Response </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sending </li></ul></ul>
    168. 171. Gathering: Prelude
    169. 172. Gathering: Call to Worship
    170. 173. Confession:
    171. 174. Genesis 1:26-28 <ul><li>The word of the Lord. </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks be to God. </li></ul>Word: Made in the creator’s image
    172. 175. Exodus 35:30–34:1 The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Word: Using creative gifts to build temple
    173. 176. 1 Corinthians 3:10-17 The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Word: Christ as the one sound foundation
    174. 177. Response: Our creative gifts offered
    175. 178. Sending: Creative in the creator’s image
    176. 179. Conclusions: The Organ-Screen <ul><li>Think of the screen like a visual musical instrument </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It has the role of a visual banner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With the control of a pipe organ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The same questions raised in music are raised for the screen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What creative choices will lead worship? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is best qualified to make decisions? </li></ul></ul>
    177. 180. Conclusions: Illustrate Liturgy <ul><li>Illustrate the congregation's task, not event </li></ul><ul><li>Visual planning is liturgy planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It should happen early </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It should be along side music and texts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visual planners need liturgy training more than technology training </li></ul>
    178. 181. Conclusions: A Visual Arts Team <ul><li>This is not an “AV” team </li></ul><ul><li>Three skill sets needed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Liturgist: what’s our goal? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artist: what’s our vision? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technologist: make it happen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Like a Music Ministry Team, this is a Visual Ministry Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same questions, same goals </li></ul></ul>
    179. 182. Conclusion <ul><li>Acid test: What happens when the projector breaks? </li></ul>
    180. 183. Workshop: Music-Word-Image
    181. 184. Workshop: Generic templates <ul><li>Storyboard Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Givens: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a 4 x 3 space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Themes of generic liturgical sequence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sketch: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any style: photographs, line art, pen & ink, computer graphics, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write in: colors, concepts, directions </li></ul></ul>
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