Why DO We Sing in Church?
Here is a small sample of what Scripture has to say about singing:
Our music is a response to who God is and what he has done for us through Christ. Singing also helps the Word “dwell in [us] richly” as we proclaim gospel truths together in song which stirs our hearts.
To Whom Do We Sing?
We sing praises to God, yet we also sing to building up the church body and to witness to non-Christians with music that presents the gospel of Christ.
What Do We Sing?
At UCC, we aim to sing songs with rich theology and musical quality. We sing songs written hundreds of years ago and some written days before a service. The songs should be beautiful and, more importantly, true.
What is Congregational Singing?
We want the congregation to participate in musical worship, so we try to sing mostly familiar songs in comfortable keys, with the congregation’s voice being the most prominent sound.
A special thanks to Jeff Mooney for discussions on this topic and for the helpful material on his church’s website.
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