3.19.2008

Calling all UMC hymnal users

From the General Board of Discipleship's website:
We want to know what you think about our current hymnal (The United Methodist Hymnal, 1989) and some common practices related to congregational worship and singing. We invite you to participate in a survey open to all United Methodists – pastors, musicians, laity, children, youth, adults. Your responses will be used in planning future resources in the areas of congregational worship and music.

The survey consists of approximately 35 simple statements related to the hymnal, worship, and congregational singing. You will be asked to register your agreement or disagreement with each statement by clicking on a button. The entire survey should take no more than 15 minutes to complete.

Click HERE to take the survey

Once you begin the survey, you must complete it in one session. You're not allowed to save the survey and return later. In order to maintain the integrity of the survey, only one response per computer will be accepted.

The survey will be available until March 30, 2008.
It doesn't take that long at all. Sure, they asked whether I'd be interested in having rap/hip hop in the hymnal, but I'm not sure quite sure any of the peeps from The Cross Movement or Reach Records will make it in this go around. That would be quite the worship experience though--watching some of my beloved lyrically challenged brothers and sisters bobbing their heads while reppin' Jehovah!

There will be a day. Stay blessed...john

1 Responses :

I just finished the survey; thanks for prompting your readers to do this.

One thing that made me chuckle: there was a question about whether you would like hip-hop in the hymnal.

I'm gettin' all crunk just thinkin' about it, dawg.