Theology of Worship

Historic Worship Practices

Sign and Symbol in Worship

Contemporary and Postmodern Worship Ministry

Technology and Worship

Music and the Arts in Worship

Worship Service Plans


The Canadian Centre for Worship Studies is a collection of resources and research papers dedicated to thoughtful engagement of ideas and practice related to Christian worship. This includes worship that happens when people gather together (the corporate) and when people worship alone. The site is moderated by Dr. Dale Dirksen.

Please select an area of interest on the left. Each "paper" is available in PDF format and copyright by the CCWS and the author. Permission is granted for non-profit and educational use of this material as long as appropriate credit is given. Adobe Acrobat Reader Required Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view files in PDF format and is free for download here.

Please feel free to comment by clicking the response button in each area of study.