10/05/08 Jesus' Kingdom Pt. 1: You Want In?
Personally, I feel we are so blessed. I know for a fact one of the hardest things to do, is pull off a blended (ugh!) service. Been there, done that, have multiple t-shirts.
But, I am learning that it is more difficult to add "new" to the "old". Rather than the other way around. Or is that just in churches I have been in?
I think because we are predominately a rock worship style church, we are able to blend in traditional and contemporary along with our rock. We also add appropriate secular music.
Particularly since we focus on the reaching skeptic and unchurched. They don't have any idea when we slip in a traditional song like "I Stand Amazed". It's just like any other song we sing. And when we add secular music, it is such a connecting piece with the unchurched.
About six weeks out, we are actually going to be doing a dramatic movement piece using Flobots "handlebars".
The other thing I noticed, the unchurched never starts a sentence with "Back at my old church...".
Worship Set 1
All We Need
Welcome & Greet / Announcements
Promo for: "Card Board Testimonies”
Worship Set 2
I Stand Amazed
Drama - "Rich Young Ruler"
The stage set was designed for the drama we did today. Very simple, yet dramatic visually.
The stage design was fun and used 130 feet of material.
Message: Jesus' Kingdom Pt. 1: You Want In?
Worship Set 3
'Till I See You
Do you think it is easier to blend in the old with the new vs. the new with the old?
This is submitted as part of "Sunday Set List #11" blog carnival at Fred McKinnon's blog. Check it out and see what worship leaders are planning from all over.
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