Sunday Set List – 5.18.14

Sunday Set ListAfter a two month hiatus, our church returned yesterday to our verse-by-verse study of the book of John. We picked up where we left off in chapter 16, where Jesus is teaching his disciples about the coming of the Holy Spirit, and about the work which the Spirit would do. The Spirit was certainly at work in our choir and in our congregation yesterday as we worshiped! We were led by Blake Pierce, a godly young man from our choir. I’ve enjoyed watching him grow as a worship leader through a lot of hard work, prayer, Bible study, practice, and, of course, music lessons at our church’s School of Performing Arts! Continue reading

Remembrance (Communion Song)

Hymnology: Remembrance (Communion Song)

And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”
~Luke 22:19

Hymn Story

Matt Redman and Matt Maher, two songwriters associated with the influential Passion Movement, are certainly no strangers to collaborative hymn-writing. Each has co-written many contemporary worship songs with other artists, including several written with each other. But “Remembrance (Communion Song)” presented several unique challenges. Continue reading