Family Worship Times

 

If this is a new idea for you, begin immediately!

The art of family worship is really quite simple. It is

  • As simple or as complex as you wish to make it
  • It can be once a week, twice a month, whatever suits your family
  • Usually the Mom who takes the lead

10 Practical Pointers for Family Worship by Mike Burn

  1. Use a variety of songs.
  1. Avoid saying that family worship is “ especially for the children
  1. If you are going to use action songs, explain why we do them. Never force anyone to join (especially teenagers), ask them to help teach the action songs.
  2. When younger children are involved, make sure they are part of the experience.
  1. Be enthusiastic about family worship!
  1. Be visual in family worship where you can and don’t just talk and sing, but use dance, visual illustrations, or anything with movement.
  2. Use contributions from as many different ages as you can.
  1. Be practical about the length of time that children can concentrate.

9. Once in a while, ask for feedback.

10. Persevere with family worship. Where there is unity, God commands the blessing!

Be sure to go to Mike’s website: http://www.familyworship.org.uk/authors/mike 

 (This article is taken from the introduction to the songbook for Family Worship 3 – Fire & Rain.) 

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