Music, readership, and services

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Services and reading

Musicians at a TMCYouth summit

Music in church services

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Services, music

How are you welcoming people?  How are you using music—hymns, the solo, prelude, and postlude? Want to learn more about the Hymnal Supplement?  How are you optimizing the Scriptural Selection, announcements, correlative Scripture, and benediction? These are all opportunities to connect with and embrace your congregation in new and genuine ways. What have you seen and heard? 

An open Bible


What an opportunity! Admittedly—and thankfully—no two Readers read exactly the same way. How do you make a complicated passage more easily understood or a simple passage fresh and meaningful? How can we work to make the inspired Word be heard? 

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The Christian Science Journal


Hundreds of articles about music, reading, and services have been published in The Christian Science Journal and the Christian Science Sentinel over the years, and are now available online at JSH-Online.

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