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worship music for january 15, 2012 [Advent 4B]

Contemporary Worship MusicThe Second Sunday after Epiphany, our song selections will center around the readings for this week: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, and John 1:43-51. In addition, we're featuring a few new songs from the latest David Crowder Band release, titled "Give Us Rest or (A Requiem Mass in C [The Happiest of All Keys])" - rolls right off the tongue, doesn't it?

In all seriousness, it's a great release [and the final release] from David Crowder Band - you can check out the entire album by clicking on the iTunes link below:

Give Us Rest or (A Requiem Mass In C [The Happiest of All Keys]) - David Crowder Band

As such, below are the top worship songs for this Sunday. If you're looking for some additional worship song recommendations based on these themes, make sure you check out the searchable Song Index.You can search for contemporary worship songs by theme, title, or artist.



top worship songs for january 15, 2012

1. Blessedness of Everlasting Light -
David Crowder Band


Blessedness of Everlasting Light - Give Us Rest or (A Requiem Mass In C [The Happiest of All Keys]) | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

2. Let Me Feel You Shine - David Crowder Band


Let Me Feel You Shine - Give Us Rest or (A Requiem Mass In C [The Happiest of All Keys]) | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

3. O, Great God of Love - David Crowder Band


Oh, Great Love of God - Give Us Rest or (A Requiem Mass In C [The Happiest of All Keys]) | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

4. I Will Follow - Chris Tomlin


I Will Follow - And If Our God Is for Us... (Deluxe Edition) | I Will Follow - Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon

5. Word of God Speak - MercyMe


Word of God Speak - iTunes Originals - MercyMe | Word of God Speak - Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon

6. King - Audio Adrenaline


King - Audio Adrenaline: Greatest Hits | King - Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon

7. Jesus Messiah - Chris Tomlin


Jesus Messiah - How Great Is Our God: The Essential Collection | Jesus Messiah - Sheet Music (Digital Download) icon

a field guide to contemporary worship

Now available for purchase via Augsburg Fortress, A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship is a must-have guide for anyone thinking about starting a contemporary worship service, and an essential reference work for those wondering about the nuts and bolts of instrumentation, arranging, working with microphones and speakers, and much more!

A Field Guide to Contemporary WorshipWritten by a church musician and a pastor who have experienced the joys and challenges of this popular form of worship, A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship provides field-tested ideas and hints and a wealth of illustrations.

In this book you will learn how to form a worship team, how to build a repertoire, how to lead effective rehearsals, the basic of music arrangement and orchestration, how a PA system works, and how to arrange/assemble a sound system (including info on microphones and speakers).

If you've already been so kind as to purchase a copy [thanks, Mom], please make sure you take advantage of the supplementary material to the book found in the "Field Guide Extras" section. You'll find a ton of free contemporary worship resources, including a searchable index of contemporary worship songs organized by theme.

Order A Field Guide to Contemporary Worship (via Augsburg Fortress)