Sunday, May 29, 2011

June 5th Worship Set

Today Is The Day (C)

God You Reign (D)

New Doxology (D) This song went over so well, we're repeating it this week.

Grace Flows Down (D)

We'll begin working on The River (D) by Brian Doerksen. It's a truly beautiful song in both melody (which has an Appalachian sound) and words.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Worship Set for May 29th

The worship set for this week is pretty straight-forward musically (all in the key of G, except for the invitation).

The video for The Potter's Hand has a lovely flute in the intro. but my music nor CCLI's has it. I've asked our flautist to listen to it and see what she can do. The chorus screams for harmony on this one.

Forever - G

O Praise Him - G

The Potter's Hand
- G

New Doxology - G

Jesus Paid It All - C

Sunday, May 15, 2011

May 22

Indescribable (F)

O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing - Crowder (F)

The Heart of Worship (D)

Revelation Song (D)

I Give You My Heart (F)

May 15 Recap

The worship this morning went really well. The transition from "Hosanna" to "Holy is the Lord" is such a natural fit both with lyrics and music. We began & ended "Call Upon His Name" with solos, featuring the more poignant words and music at each place. But - we did end up taking out "I Love to Tell the Story" - we just can't seem to get that one to work. We've tried it twice before and as much as we'd like to include it, the song always comes across as contrived musically. We can't let that happen when the words are so beautiful. Until we can do it well, we won't do it at all.

Monday, May 9, 2011

May 15 Worship

Hosanna (G) by Baloche & Brown
Holy Is The Lord (G) by Tomlin

Call Upon His Name (C) Zschech
I Love to Tell the Story (F) (traditional)

We'll begin work this week on David Crowder's updated version of "O, for a Thousand Tongues to Sing" traditionally by Charles Wesley. Some of the updated hymns tend to sound contrived, but Crowder did a great job on this one.

Monday, May 2, 2011

May 8

I think last Sunday's music was one of our best yet. We had time together with just the band, then with two of our vocalists & band and then I met separately with all the vocalists using just piano to make certain the new song was down pat plus to try to work in some harmonies. Sunday morning it all came together beautifully. I pray that God was glorified.

This week's music will be set around our worship of the One True Holy God.

You, You Are God (C)

Here I Am To Worship (C)

Breathe (A)
We'll have a solo lead out on the verse with the congregation joining in on the chorus. Then, we'll go straight into the 2nd vs of:

How Great Is Our God (A)

Our invitation song will be:
Change My Heart O God (B flat)