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Worship Services For A New Year Or Season

This four-week series of worship services can be used at the beginning of a new year or season, such as the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year. Each worship service is centered on a parable from the Gospel. Creative elements in the worship gatherings invite worshipers to place their story in the story of the parable.

Matthew 13:1-16 // The Parable Of The Sower

This worship service centers on the Parable of the Sower. Here are some materials to help you create your own worship service.

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Luke 15:11-32 // The Parable Of The Prodigal Son And His Brother

This worship service centers on the parable of the prodigal son and his brother. Here are some materials to help you create your own worship service.

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Matthew 9:9-17 // The Parable Of New And Old Wineskins

This worship service centers on the parable of new and old wineskins, which emphasizes the radical nature of Jesus’ teachings. One thing Jesus did was eat with people that were not popular, such as tax collectors and sinners. As you reflect on this passage, here are some materials to help you create your own worship service.

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Mark 13:28-37 // The Parable Of The Fig Tree

This worship service centers on the parable of the fig tree. This passage of scripture tells us to keep alert for when God will break through in the world. Here are some materials to help you create your own worship service.

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