The writer, who was a delegate at the Joint Assembly, wonders "why it was so important for the people who planned worship at the July  Joint Assembly to be 'creative' and innovative ['New elements shape assembly worship', Summer 2013, p. 7]. As a delegate, I was horrified at the result. I found it disjointed, cheesy and, quite frankly, embarrassing. But more than that -- I was brokenhearted at the manner in which the sacred body and blood were treated. .... Perhaps 'slovenly' and 'sacrilegious' were also guiding principles for the worship planning committee".