At my current church we have two Sunday morning services. The 9:00 amservice is mostly traditional, organ, piano, 9 member choir, the 11:00am service is contemporary with a full band/12 member team.…Continue
"No matter what the style, even no matter what the tempo, the music in church should have life, because Jesus is life.
Music, though a temporary composition, should have the qualities of eternity, because in Christ is eternal life.
Styles tend to…"
"Choir has shifted from being a central element of church to a group of dedicated, usually older, folk that are still able to contribute due to the grace of the rest of the Body, many of whom are acculturated to a changed musical world that they…"
"Well Ryan if you had a growing service why move. Normally what I have seen is the 2nd service is the more traditional setting, and is mostly the older portion of your church. hard for me to say is (scene I ma getting real close to the senior years)…"
"I'ts semantics at this point. If you're doing them together, then you're not actually blending are you? That usually means that hymns are played with the band in a more modern style. I thought the idea of blending was at the…"
"If you have a natural break in your service, then the two styles work fine. We have an announcement period where the praise band steps down from their set. After the announcements and a prayer, we start with a couple of hymns. Total number of songs…"
"I think it depends on what blended actually means. A local church here has a bended service with a full band/worship team AND classical organ/choir. So the flow of the service is terrible with worship sets interrupted for organ led hymns, sometimes…"