In Memoriam: David Winecoff

Reformed Worship editorial council member David Winecoff died in a tragic accident while rock climbing in Colorado on August 18. David was 39, and he and his wife Jane have four children, ages 12, 8, 3, and 1. David was pastor of the Providence Reformed Presbyterian Church (PCA) in St. Louis, Missouri, and taught part-time at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

An Advent Canopy

Bob De Jonge, a member of Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was intrigued by "On the Way to Bethlehem," a resource in last year's Advent issue (RW25) that adapted the Children and Worship approach to create a Christmas program. With Children and Worship leaders, he adapted that resource into a processional that opened worship each week of Advent.


New Hymn Search: "Stewardship of Creation"

Baptism Banner

Faye Fredericks, member of Georgetown Christian Reformed Church in Hudsonville, Michigan, designed this baptismal banner based on Deuteronomy 4:9 and 6:4, where parents are instructed to teach the truths of God to their children and to their children after them. The banner is constructed with solid colors of the rainbow for each figure. The figures represent the successive generations, beginning with purple at the bottom, moving through navy blue,

New Way to Get Choral Music

A new service concept has been initiated by Christian Music Clearing House. This organization is currently working with over fifty churches and has over 3,300 preowned choral music titles available for purchase, rent, or borrowing. The clearing house charges an annual fee and provides, in addition to suggested negotiation information, an inventory list of all available materials. For more information, contact: Christian Music Clearing House, P.O. Box 771239, Wichita, KS 67277-1239.

Services Available on Disk

Beginning with this issue of Reformed Worship, we will make available a computer disk containing services and liturgies found in each issue. The disk will be formatted in MS-DOS on an IBM-compatible computer, and files will be saved in both WordPerfect 4.2 and ASCII. If you would like to try it, send $10.00 US (or $12.00 CDN) along with your name and address, and indicate whether you would like a 5.25" or 3.5" disk.


Copyright Brochure

Still have questions about copyright? The article "Copy Right" in RW18 answered many questions, but you may have others, including some about church rights in taping and broadcasting worship services and use of copyrighted videos. "Rightful Use" is a new free brochure from the Presbyterian Church (USA). To order, call 1-800-524-2612 (DMS #223-91-006) or write to Presbyterian Church Distribution Management Services, 100 Witherspoon St., Louisville, KY 40202.


Peacemaking Worship Resource

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program in conjunction with the Office of Special Offerings has developed several resources on the theme of social justice. The 1991 Offering for Peacemaking, "Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters," consists of a packet including several worship resources. Single copies of the Promotion Workbook and Packet are available from Distribution Management Service, 100 Witherspoon St., Louisville, KY 40202-1396; or call 1-800-524-2612.