Here is what we do, I hope it helps:
How do you keep the scheduling straight? Musicians/leaders/volunteers?
We have a our own web site for the band and this contains the rotas for each service. A text message reminder is sent out…"
"I think the point I was trying to make with this was that we talk as if instruments are separate from worship, as if I could say that I'm not worshipping, just standing here playing the guitar while other people sing about Jesus. When…"
"The elderly ladies probably don't like guitar, and that's all that that's about. But the caution is are we focusing so much about how we are worshiping that it takes away from an honest awareness of who we are worshiping .…"
"Poll [an] entire congregation and I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised. Only offended people actually speak up. The happy ones just go home happy.
Yes. I assume that if I don't hear anything from anyone after the service,…"
"So, if we as worship musicians are Just A Cover Band, then wouldn't playing things through just like the CD protect us from the accusation of showing off? We wouldn't be adding anything of our own to draw attention to ourselves, and people…"
"I am with you on this. There is some good stuff in this thread.
If a song we are playing calls for a solo, I find that if I don't play the solo, but just pick the chords that go along with the solo it really adds more to the "support…"
"A long time ago (circa 1978) I was in an original Easter play written by one of our asst pastors and an all-original music score written by a good frend of mine. Most of the stage blocking was done by a young lady who was a theatre major in college.…"
"I am no stranger to an extended solo. As a guitar player who does not sing this is my form of expression. I keep it tasteful and try as much as possible to play in "the Holes". I have had people offended with what I play…"
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