About a year ago, I had a conversation with a church member who, among other things, wanted to know how and why I chose the songs for worship here at our church. I asked more specific questions such as: what are some of your… Continue Reading “Familiarity is the Key to Selecting Songs for Worship”
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The other day I was rereading an article written by Michael Hawn “Singing Across the Generations: is there Hope?”1 and I came across this statement on page 20, “congregations that are virtually all African American or Latino most often worship together as multigenerational families.” He… Continue Reading “Minority-Dominate Congregations are More Likely to be Intergenerational.”
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“Intergenerational Worship” is worship in which people of every age are understood to be equally important.