The Entrance Song

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

The Entrance song or hymn often signals the beginning of the formal acts of worship, particularly the procession and the entrance of the leaders of worship. The purpose of the Entrance song is to focus the mind, heart, and spirit of the worshiping community on the praise of God. The Entrance song also accompanies the action of the ministers, choir, and others who process into their places. Consequently, it is best to sing familiar music to convey the sense of coming before the Lord.



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