How To Select Hymns

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

The choosing of hymns relevant to worship requires thoughtful planning and creativity. Here are several principles of hymn selection and use that contribute to an enriched experience of worship.

Choosing music for the worship service is both a privilege and a challenge. The first step is the selection of hymns that reflect the assigned Scriptures. Hymns are the "propers" of the service, textual and musical selections that are appropriate to the scriptural message and to their place in the...


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