Classifying Church Choirs

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Choirs play very different roles in various denominations and traditions. This article describes three different types of choirs based on their role in the worship service, commending an approach that integrates the choir's contribution within the structure of the whole worship service. Although written from a Reformed perspective, the insights found here have applications for all traditions.

Choral Society

The first type of choir is what I'll call the "church choral society. " This group...


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