The chart below shows how hymns and choruses can be effectively combined in ways that allow for variety, while keeping a flow to worship.
We don't want to stumble or break our stride while running. Overall, think of the tempos the following way: invitation and engagement (running), exaltation (jogging), adoration (walking), and intimacy (stopping, silent communion, gazing).
Here's what a twenty-minute "worship set" could look like.
We Bring a Sacrifice of Praise
Rejoice in the Lord Always
Rejoice, the Lord Is King
Crown Him with Many Crowns
Congregation is seated:
Glorify Your Name
I Love You, Lord
As the Deer Pants for the Water
Fairest Lord Jesus
Granted, hymns are more difficult to incorporate into the model. Their wide range of thoughts introduced from stanza to stanza tend to spill over into more than one phase. On the ...1