Over the years, UnityOne has shared the multicultural song list that we use at our worship experiences so that congregations can find and use them in their own worship services. Today, I’m sharing some of the songs from the 2019 Multicultural Worship Experience song list.
This list that is offered here is to show you how some of the ministries listed on the 20 Places to Find Diverse Worship Songs list can be integrated into a worship set for your church.
This is a start.
You may be wondering how songs from different languages can work in a church environment where some of these languages are not spoken as predominately as other languages.
The key here is understanding the music creates a bridge that, when paired with words and actions, shifts people into a mode of ready; ready to try something new, ready to be at the table of unity, ready to worship.
Multicultural worship songs can work in your church and it can be a beautiful, unifying process for your team, staff, and congregation; but you have to start somewhere. That is why this multicultural worship list is available to you.
Use this song list as a point of reference as you create others that you feel will also work for your congregation.
How do I create my own multicultural worship song list?
After listening to this list, try creating your own song list of multicultural worship! Here is one process I suggest to do that:
- Choose three ministries from the 20 Places to Find Diverse Worship Songs list.
- See which ones have a medley with songs you may be familiar with.
- Choose one song from each ministry, but only two of those songs would use the medley format.
- Play the list in Spotify and share it with two other people on your team (ideally, people who you don’t share the same musical taste with).
- Get their feedback and listen to their feedback. See which parts of the set they enjoy and which parts they’d change. Take their input and create a second version of your song list.
- Send the second version of the song list to the person who oversees the musical worship at your church and ask them what they think of the list.
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