Kathryn Roelofs

Kathryn Roelofs has been serving as minister of music and worship at the Washington DC Christian Reformed Church since 2006 and is worship coordinator at the Silver Spring Christian Reformed Church. She is an endorsed worship coach with the Christian Reformed Church’s Worship Ministries team and is passionate about healthy and faithful congregational worship.

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  • The change of the church season and the participation of the democratic process remind us of the privilege and the call to participate in a greater story being told.

  • It doesn’t matter how many beautiful and well put together worship services you’ve crafted. What truly matters is how you’ve chosen to love and care for those whom God has entrusted in your worshipping congregation.

  • The powerful work of the Holy Spirit in our places of worship is so incredibly gracious through and through and often times surprises us with unexpected glimpses of God’s grace to the people God loves so dearly.

  • 3 minute prelude.  
    +4 minutes for announcements and call to worship.  
    +6 minute section of confession and assurance.   
    +6 songs in the service x 2 minutes each = 12 minutes.  
    +24 minute sermon.  
    +7 minute morning prayer.  
    +8 minutes for deacons announcement, prayer and collection
    +15 minutes Lord’s Supper
    +10 minutes Baptism 
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    ≠ 60-75 minutes for worship