Our Concurrent Sunday Worship Schedule

Like many churches, our Sunday morning worship schedule has morphed into its current state through many little decisions and seasons. The current times for worship are: 8:00 a.m. – Sanctuary 9:00 a.m. – Family Life Center 10:15 a.m. – Sanctuary … Continued

Sound Check Protocol For Worship Leaders

  Every worship band has to figure out the sound check in a way that works best for them. Whether you’re a portable church or in a permanent building, worship teams must develop a standardized sound check process to be … Continued

Developing Young Worship Leaders

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 (photo credit: Nancy Story) Had a fun morning yesterday sharing the worship leadership with the students in the Jr. Praise Band.  Comprised of 5th – 8th graders, this group did a great job leading the congregation.  The students took care … Continued

7 Ways Worship Leaders Shape The Church

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Worship leaders are church shapers.  They are, in some ways, the face of the worshipping congregation.  The attenders begin to take on their mode of operation when it comes to the nuts and bolts of worship.  Pastors and other church leaders also help … Continued

The Smell Of Old in Worship?

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Two times a year – the ladies in our church host the semi-annual rummage sale.  It’s a big deal.  The day before the event, scads of people – both from the church and community -unload trucks, cars and trailers creating … Continued

Worship Leaders & Water Bottles

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If the worship team is inviting the congregation to sing most every song with them – then either the whole congregation has a water bottle or no one does. What does it say when a worship leader or vocal team … Continued

“Step Down” From The Worship Team?

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Stepping down indicates that you were “up there” at one point.  And we don’t really need worship teams to believe that. We don’t need congregations to believe that either.  We need worship teams that are filled with people who have stepped down … Continued