A liberal license in a liberal service book

Free-culture and free software advocates easily identify art and technology as fields of interest. Software to share creates common tools for further creativity and interoperability. Riffing on existing films, photos and songs unlocks creativity. Drawing from the public domain preserves human accomplishment and refreshes it. These are easy to see, but worship? Copyright and liturgy… Continue reading A liberal license in a liberal service book

In place of cheap church gear

Hubby and I wandered into a well-known church supply house on Saturday.¬† I was struck by how shabby so much of the gear and books looked. Were the 1980s and 1990s the high mark for church design? ¬†Must everything come in plastic. Consider the home communion set made of a plastic clamshell box (which will… Continue reading In place of cheap church gear

The shape of services in Hymns of the Spirit

The old 1937 joint Unitarian and Universalist hymnal, the Hymns of the Spirit had orders of service and liturgical elements that I suspect were well used through the 1960s and 70s, with use continuing til today. You could divide the services into clearly Christian, something other than Christian but familiar and services for holidays and… Continue reading The shape of services in Hymns of the Spirit