Growing Your Church Music Program
Growing Your Church Music Program is a 56-page guide to developing a contemporary music program in your church. Revised in 2012.
Growing Your Church Music Program contains Philosophy and Practical Tips on creating a more dynamic, contemporary music program. Learn about the inspiring music program at Unity in Mills River, as Lytingale writes about Finding, nurturing, and keeping music staff, Creating flow in the worship form, Repertoire, Musicianship, Tools and Equipment, Microphone Techniques, and more. Written for ministers, music directors, board members, musicians, music committee members - all those who shape the musical portion of worship. This book has been used as a textbook at Unity Village in the ministerial training program. A priceless collection of information.
Author Lytingale (Lois Henrickson) has been a Music Director in Unity / New Thought churches since 1977. Her background includes a degree in Music Education (Voice), and performance in a wide variety of styles of music: classical, opera, folk, rock, blues, jazz, broadway. She has written over 350 songs, she teaches voice and voice classes, and accompanies Womansong Community Chorus. She plays keyboards, flute, guitar, and world-class kazoo. On Sundays, she can be found leading The Unitic Band at Unity in Mills River NC.