Thousands of church leaders are now looking for fresh ways to transform worship space into an environment that helps people to connect with God in deep and meaningful ways. With all eyes on the altar and the cross each week, thousands of congregations now have an opportunity through imagery to coordinate and reinforce the theme of the preaching and music.
Awesome Altars is an illustrated tool kita book and “how-to” DVDthat explains new ways to use altar design to help people more fully worship God. This inspirational package, which includes recipes for many altars, describes how imaginative and creative ideas can come together to prepare and attract the people of God.
By using true and often funny stories, plus specific hands-on examples, this book and disk will help you organize an altar team, work with the pastor and music staff, cultivate fresh ideas, and deliver inspiring worship space, week after week.
To view the introduction to the DVD, click here.
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- Eleven sections including: Crosses, Candles & Candlesticks, Plants, Props, Containers, Fabric & Color, Tools & Storage, Redoing the Altar Table, Dramas & Wedding, Advent, and Basic Arrangements
- Slideshow featuring the 18 altar examples detailed in chapter 9 of the book
- Slideshow featuring a calendar of the Christian year
- Worksheet templates that can be customized for any altar design team
The DVD is compatible with most DVD set top players and with most PC and Macintosh DVD-ROM players.
|Edition description:||DVD - ROM|
|Product dimensions:||8.48(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.29(d)|
About the Author
Mary Dark, aprofessional floral designer for over 30 years, owns and operates New Wine Design in Shreveport, Louisiana, where she teaches workshops on creative and non-traditional altar design with a focus on helping people worship God. She speaks regionally and nationally about integrating altar design into worship and regularly designs unique and inspiring altars for churches. At Grace Community United Methodist Church, she leads a large team of worship volunteers known as the Tribe of Dan,whocreate unique altarsto support any given worship gathering in the congregation.