Introduce your community….
St. Paul’s choirmaster, one of our devoted young leaders, and I have taken a week to be immersed in conversation with some great minds at the Yale Divinity School. When we wrote the proposal six months ago for the Congregations Project, none of us could have imagined what kind of energy could arise from wrestling with the big issues of congregational life among 12 other congregations.
The churches come from all over the US and Canada, but we’re all asking similar questions,’how do we use music and the arts to tell our new story?’
Our introduction to St. Paul’s set the community story with in the larger cycle of in which all liturgical Christians tell our larger story; but how would you go about introducing a community?