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

How to foster interaction among generations in your church choir

While not every leader makes intentional steps to foster interaction among the different generations in their choir, many leaders take some practical steps in achieving this goal. I'm sure several others could be mentioned, but here are a few that I found prevalent when researching this area of study. The first two were by far… Continue reading How to foster interaction among generations in your church choir