FaithElement Resources for Worship
Enhancing Worship Planning
A Curated Collection
Worship planning is a resource-intensive task. Selecting hymns, anthems, litanies and prayers that together draw persons into the themes of the text is important work.
Faithelement Resources for Worship are designed to provide a curated collection of quality selections to assist in worship planning.
For each Sunday (and special services, such as Christmas Eve), we provide a PDF of options that support the texts offered by the Revised Common Lectionary.
Faithelement Resources for Worship is led by Warren Howell
Warren was raised in the home of a church musician in Southern California in the 60s-70s in what was an eclectic confluence of cultures, which may explain why he’s all over the place musically.
Warren and his wife, Maureen (whom he met in seminary and with whom he has raised two children), loves to travel, read and cook. He holds degrees in church music from Baylor University and Southern Seminary. He serves First Baptist Church on Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition to St. John’s Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC (2001-2013), he has served churches in Virginia, Florida, and Kentucky.
Warren commented on the new resources, “I see this Faithelement feature as being useful to pastors, musicians, and worship planners in congregations who worship within a historical/traditional context — whether or not they use the lectionary. I’ll keep the resources varied and interesting.