Evidence that choir members understand the value of being in an Intergenerational Choir

The past few blog posts have centered on the leader and their role in the process of leading and serving an intergenerational choir. However, we realize they certainly can't lead an intergenerational choir without singers and players to lead. Today, I will discuss some of the evidence I found in my research pointing to practical… Continue reading Evidence that choir members understand the value of being in an Intergenerational Choir

How the age of the leader affects the generational make-up of the choir

I've heard from many church members in various contexts  over the last several years state that having a "young" minister of music will surely equate to having young people in their church choir. Admittedly, I thought it was incredibly anecdotal, but I wondered if there was some truth to their thinking? So I set out… Continue reading How the age of the leader affects the generational make-up of the choir

Demonstrating value of EACH choir member in the intergenerational church

If we say that we value all ages/all people while serving an intergenerational church, but fail to demonstrate that value in our context practically, then we certainly don't "speak truth" with our actions. We leaders often take for granted that simply being multi-generational automatically means that we are taking intentional steps to show that every… Continue reading Demonstrating value of EACH choir member in the intergenerational church