Sunday Setlists #18 – Worship Service Recaps

Hey Everybody – Welcome to the 18th consecutive week of “Sunday Setlists”.

First things first – some business.  You’d probably agree, the “Sunday Setlists” logo above is lame.  It’s one of those “create a logo from the text you type” freebie things online.  Some of you have design genuis.  So, just like I’m always looking for a new logo for “FreePlay Friday”, I’m looking for new “Sunday Setlists” logos.

Interested?  Design a “Sunday Setlists” logo, and I’ll use it, and give you credit and link back to your blog right here at the top of the post.  Sunday Setlists is the most visited entry here each week!

OK – on to the carnival:

1.  Blog about your worship service.  Don’t blog?  Just post a comment below and share your recaps.  We want to hear about your songs, sermon series, creative elements, etc.

2.  In your blog, you should link back to *THIS* post.  The purpose of that is to direct other people who view your Setlist back here for the carnival so they can see all the other links.  You should link to:
http://www.fredmckinnon.com/myblog/2008/11/23/sunday-setlists-18/

3.  Come back here and fill out the “Mister Linky” box below.  The URL that you enter should be the URL that is your Sunday Setlist post.  Don’t link to your blog’s homepage.  Homepage links are deleted.  Not sure of your URL?  Click on the TITLE of your new blog entry, and copy/paste that URL.

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*WE WANT TO GET MORE PEOPLE PARTICIPATING THAT AREN’T THE LEADERS – I’D LOVE TO SEE MORE RECAPS FROM PEOPLE WHO JUST ATTENDED, AND GET THEIR PERSPECTIVE FROM THE CONGREGATION*

Here we go:

Sunday Setlist for St. Simons Community Church, 11/23/08

Great day of worship today.  Our flow felt a big disjointed because of some extras we had.  As a result, we didn’t have a flow of more than 2 songs at any given moment.  This isn’t my preference but we had extra things to handle today.

Walk-In:  “Meet with Me”
This is an older song, but I just love it.  It’s so singable, so easy, and with some good arranging, it can sound really good.  I think our arrangement works really well – big intro, scaled back verse, big Chorus.  I use the B3 sound on the keys when leading this song.

Opening Song:
“Hosanna” (Paul Baloche) … once again, we used this click-track and loop

Welcome and Mission Time:
Quick welcome and announcements, and a 5-minute recap from a missionary who is serving in Asia.

Praise:
“Thank You, Lord” (Paul Baloche, Don Moen)
We introduced this country/ho-down type song last week as our “walk-in” … I was looking for something new and fresh to express our gratitude.  I think this is the first “Sunday-before-Thanksgiving” that I didn’t sing Henry Smith’s “Give Thanks” since I’ve been involved in leading worship.

Sermon:
As part of our 6-week series on Sex, Dating, and Marriage, David kicked off the 5th week with the first segment of “Marriage”.

We had a hilarious video that we produced … a spoof on the “I’m A Mac, I’m a PC” commercials.  We used “I’m a Man, I’m a Woman”.  I had fun composing the score for it … it’s hosted over on Travis’ site – so check it out in a new window when you’re done here.

Closing Music:
We bumped two worship songs together at the end because we wanted people to have a time to respond to last week’s Building Campaign time.  We’d passed out some commitment cards and wanted people to have the option to bring those forward as an act of worship, so they had some boxes setup on the altar, etc.  I am grateful for all the people who responded to God’s challenge in giving, and who brought up their cards.  I pray that they saw their “giving” as an act of worship as much as the song we were singing.

“Take My Life/Here Am I” (Tomlin/Passion)
“I Will Never Be The Same Again” (Hillsongs)
*had to cut the 2nd verse out, the sermon went long and we were already at :10 past, which is out goal to be done by.

Locals – if you were at SSCC, let us know how you felt about today’s worship experience.  Otherwise, everyone else join in!

Sunday Setlists Participants

1. David Lindner
2. Gary Durbin
3. Mike Mahoney
4. Jason Petermann
5. jan owen
6. Brad Hafner
7. Randy Neufeld
8. Alex McLean
9. Ronnie Burgess (MandoRon)
10. Steve Eller
11. Ed Schief
12. Billy Chia
13. Lori Biddle
14. Cynthia Cullen
15. Angela Ramsey
16. Jim Drake
17. Amanda
18. Brandon Teer
19. Eric Frisch
20. Rich Kirkpatrick RKWL
21. John Morris
22. Bobby Gilles
23. Steffanie Oltmans
24. matt macdonald
25. Michelle Weger (Collision)
26. Shawn Stinson
27. Jeff M. Miller
28. David Goodwin
29. Kyle (Our Rising Sound)
30. mark roach
31. jon mark
32. Matt Olds
33. Johnny Sierra
34. Ben Abu Saada (Overland Park, KS)
35. HL McConnell
36. Janaki
37. Kim Bontrager (cardboard testimonies)
38. Rob Petrini

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55 comments on Sunday Setlists #18 – Worship Service Recaps

  1. I really like your loop for Hosanna, would you be okay if we used it in the future?

    David Lindners last blog post..Weekend Review – 11-2223-08

  2. Mike says:

    Worth the wait, Fred!

    Mikes last blog post..Sunday Setlist – November 23

  3. Posted! Thanks Fred!

    Jason Petermanns last blog post..Worship Confessional: November 23, 2008

  4. janowen says:

    Today was our annual Vision Day. Come visit us!

  5. Brad Hafner says:

    We still haven’t gotten around to using loops yet. We know we need to because it’s more musical than just having a click in our ears. What program is everyone using for theirs? We are looking at Ableton Live.

    Brad Hafners last blog post..bradhafnersfa: Sunday setlist time…WOOHOOO!!!

  6. Fred says:

    Brad,
    I’ve used Ableton and love it – for the Hosanna loop above, I just mixed it down and played it back via iTunes, but I’m working on an Ableton version

  7. Over the last several weeks, I have asked our worship teams to pray for our congregation particularly on Sunday mornings. Our prayer is that as God’s people gather in his Sanctuary, they will come prepared to worship, with an expectation that they will experience God’s presence. We don’t have to wait for Him to show up! He is there long before any of us got there this morning.

    The entire set went so very well … although there were a lot of instruments, at no time did I feel that we were just “blasting out a wall of sound”. Thank you to the team for allowing God to lead you!

    God is good ….

    Blessings all, and have a great week!
    …Randy

    Randy Neufelds last blog post..Westhill Worship – November 23, 2008

  8. alex mclean says:

    Thanks for keepin the faith Fred!

    alex mcleans last blog post..Miles is a Yellow Belt

  9. Hey Fred! How are things on the coast?

  10. Ed Schief says:

    Just waving, Fred. Long week for me too. Hooray for the Thanksgiving weekend!!

    Ed Schiefs last blog post..Staring At God

  11. Lori Biddle says:

    Thanks for the opportunity once again to share our weekend experience at Crossroads Community Church in Mansfield, Ohio! We had an amazing guest this weekend, this is a first for us!! Thanks Fred!

    http://www.loribiddle.com
    http://www.crossroadswired.com

    Lori Biddles last blog post..amazing set list

  12. I’ve missed being here the last week or so. Happy Thanksgiving!

    Cynthia Cullens last blog post..14 trees

  13. Jim Drake says:

    Hey–we did a PC MAC thing too… great minds

    We used WHAT CAN I DO (Baloche) as our Thanksgiving type of song. I’m like you Fred -GIVE THANKS has been such a staple for me–but I loved the Baloche song. Went so well that our pastor quoted it and sang the chorus back to the congregation to make a point about worship being more than a sunday thing–“Everyday make everything I do a hallelujah, hallelujah.”

    Blessings–have a great Thanksgiving. Christmas begins next week. We’re doing some things different for Christmas this year.

    Jim Drakes last blog post..Worship Post-Fessional, November 23

  14. Jim, would you share what it is that you are doing different for Christmas? Would love to hear about it!

    Jason Petermanns last blog post..Worship Confessional: November 23, 2008

  15. Amanda says:

    A good day today!

    @Jim and all: I love Baloche’s “What Can I Do?” Wonderful, heartfelt song!

    We did do “Give Thanks” in our early service today. I actually hadn’t originally planned to, but then decided it was the choice I should have made for the response song!

    Amandas last blog post..Sunday Setlists – 11/23/08

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  19. Brandon Teer says:

    We did “Hosanna” as well, great song!!!

  20. Eric Frisch says:

    Fred – I love “Meet With Me”. Great, simple song. Also had a chuckle when I read your note about “Give Thanks”. Posted mine.

    Eric Frischs last blog post..11/23/08 Set List

  21. Hey Fred! Responsive reading… rare, but it worked for us.

    Rich Kirkpatricks last blog post..Doodle of the week: city by the mountians

  22. Bobby Gilles says:

    I can’t believe we’re already 18 weeks into this. Fred, great idea. It’s so much easier to keep up with what various other worship teams are doing now.

    Bobby Gilless last blog post..Sojourn Deacon Talks Social Media On NPR Radio Affiliate and At Seminary

  23. Thanks so much Fred for starting and keeping this whole thing going. It is a blessing!

    Steffanie Oltmanss last blog post..Sunday Set-List ~ November 23, 2008

  24. Kit Palmer says:

    Still checking out local churches in the Summerville area and praying about where to get “plugged-in”. This Sunday, we visited Northwoods Assembly (N. Charleston) and totally underestimated the time needed to get there, check all the kids into their calsses, and get into the service. We missed the entire music set, but the message was good.

    Kit Palmers last blog post..I Want to be Like Edgar!

  25. Gaither, Brooklyn Tab, and Tomlin all in one service. Can you handle it?

    Happy Thanksgiving worship folks!

    Jeff M. Millers last blog post..Without Limits

  26. Jeff.. who is Gaither and Brooklyn Tab? Is that a guitar technique?

    Rich Kirkpatricks last blog post..Doodle of the week: city by the mountians

  27. Kyle says:

    Great Thanksgiving Sunday, more gave their life to Christ and service was packed out again. Greatly encouraged by the growth (spiritually and numerically) of this congregation. Worship went great!

    Kyles last blog post..Josh Pyke’s guitar boat music video

  28. Peter Park says:

    I Will Never Be The Same Again is a great song. I haven’t done it for years. Great lyrics.

  29. mark roach says:

    Here’s my comment… Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

    mark roachs last blog post..worship confessional (11.23.08)

  30. jon mark says:

    i’m late, but i’m in…short week for me!!!

    jon marks last blog post..sunday setlists…take thirteen…

  31. Janaki says:

    Better late than never, right?

    Janakis last blog post..Sunday Setlist 11/23/08

  32. Rob Petrini says:

    I’m back…sorry all for missing out the last couple of weeks… need some help and suggestions… please see my setlist blog… your feedback and ideas would be much appreciated!!!

    Rob Petrinis last blog post..Sunday Setlist Nov. 23

  33. Randy Petty says:

    1. Down at the Cross ( old song found on Bart Millard’s recent album “Hymned Again”)
    2. Because of Your Love — Baloche
    3. Blessed be the Name
    4. At the Cross ( I know a place, a wonderful place … )
    5. What can I do — Baloche
    6. As it is in Heaven — Matt Maher
    Randy http://coolcalvary.com

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  38. Thanks!!! cool…
    I really think that such arangements

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