Tag: Hugh Wetmore

Common denominators for super congregational singing #5 — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. Yesterday I was caught up in some super-fantastifabulous congregational singing, such as I’ve not experienced for 20 years or more. You’ll find it hard to believe, […]

Common denominators for super congregational singing #4 — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. In our search for those factors that encourage the ordinary people in the ordinary congregation to sing with easy enthusiasm, I have already listed the following: […]

Common denominators for super congregational singing #3 — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. This month we aim for an “EASY Sing-Along Style” of song to get the congregation really singing! The emphasis is on easy singability. Professionals don’t want […]

More common denominators for super congregational singing — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. With a passionate longing to hear congregations sing with enthusiasm, we identified two factors last month that identify “super singable songs”: Enthusiasm for the message of […]

Common denominators for super congregational singing — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. Noting from last month that: Congregational singing in many churches lacks enthusiastic participation, and that Crowds outside the church-context usually sing enthusiastically, We ask … “Why […]

Finding a tune for the lyrics you want to sing

[notice]Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column.[/notice] In the run-up to Easter, our congregation pondered the seven sayings of Jesus from the cross, during the seven weeks climaxing on Good Friday. The pastor […]