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Worship planning resources, weekly updates of top worship-friendly songs, and other music resources. Read more about contemporary worship music planning...

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worship video resources

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While it's up for debate whether or not video did indeed kill the radio star, even Christopher Cross might enjoy some of these video tips and resources. Check out some great worship video resources...


worship music for november 27, 2011 [Advent 1A]

Contemporary Worship MusicThis week we'll focus on the reading from Isaiah 64:1-9, while also using the reading from Mark 13:24-37.

It's the first week of Advent, and this means a whole new world of song selection possibilities. In addition to focusing in on the themes of this new season, it's not a bad time to start mapping out your Christmas worship music setlist. That being said, any week that you can include a Jeff Beck song is a good week...

As such, below are the top 10 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 10 worship songs for november 27, 2011

1. While You Were Sleeping -
Casting Crowns


While You Were Sleeping - Lifesong | While You Were Sleeping - Sheet Music (Digital Download)

2. People Get Ready - Jeff Beck


People Get Ready - Best of Jeff Beck | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

3. Come Let Us Return (Gloria) - Brenton Brown


Come Let Us Return (Gloria) - Adoration | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

4. The Glory of It All - David Crowder Band


The Glory of It All - Remedy | The Glory of It All - Sheet Music (Digital Download)

5. Thank You - Hillsong Live


Thank You (Live) - A Beautiful Exchange (Live) | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

6. There Is a Louder Shout to Come - Matt Redman


There Is A Louder Shout To Come - Revival Generation | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

7. All Along the Watchtower - Bob Dylan


All Along the Watchtower - The Essential Bob Dylan | All Along The Watchtower - Sheet Music (Digital Download)

8. God With Us - MercyMe


God With Us - All That Is Within Me | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

9. All To Us - Chris Tomlin


All to Us - And If Our God Is for Us... (Deluxe Edition) | Sheet Music Coming Soon!

10. Everlasting God - Chris Tomlin


Everlasting God - See the Morning | Everlasting God - Sheet Music (Digital Download)




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)