Worship Arts Resources

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Standard info

Location:  Metropolist   2931 1st Ave S, 98134
Network: Metropolist Guest
Password: metropolist

COVID info:  Our NEW (as of 7-4) regs are: Vaccinated folks are welcome to go maskless. Unvaccinated folks are asked to still mask.

Note there are still no printers on site, so bring any charts/lyrics/texts that you need.
And still no food/drink provided on site, so bring your coffee or tea.

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Order of Service and links for Sunday 8/1/2021

We are:  Rev. Karen Lindvig, Karen R. Smith, Diane Robertson
Worship Arts:  Kiki deLohr Helland, Olivia Hamilton, David Loy, Erin McGaughan, Carolyn Burton, and Tim Clements-Levin
Community Representative:  TBD
Technical:  Nick Charlton – audio;  Phil Homan – livestream

Timing:
Nick gets there around 7. Phil, any time 7 or after, as needed so we can have the cameras/monitors going by 8.
Musicians please be there by 8:00, ready for work-thru of music.
9:00 is run-thru with Karen, full tech, guests and readers

When there are remote-in guests, this is the link:  https://vmix.at/5usfgX  (no remote this Sunday)

Here’s the plot for 8-1-21 —  about 50 chairs.

Phil: slides are here.

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8-9 — rehearse all music.

9:00 — run-thru with Karen, readers, transitions, slides, tech elements. Best to run full songs for this, too.  Ideally run-thru is done by 9:40.

1) 9:52 or so:  Live prelude, David’s choice.
Phil please put Announcements vid  (no vid sound) on in-room monitor.
Phil broadcasts “starting soon” slide, with in-room prelude audible to online viewers.

2)   10:00:  Phil switches to “live” title slide for 3-5 seconds
FADE TO ERIN

3) Erin and Band – I Give Myself Permission  – by Karen Drucker
Sample
chart
FADE TO KAREN

4) KAREN – Statement of Being  (occurs over pianissimo vamp of the song)
FADE TO ERIN

5) Erin and band  –  I Give Myself Permission – pt 2 finish
FADE TO KAREN

6) KAREN- Welcomes
LOWER 3RD “Senior Minister Rev. Karen Lindvig” (no quotes)
SLIDE   Mission Statement
FADE BACK TO KAREN
mention of prayers in chat boxes, other engagement paths, etc.
KAREN CUES ANNOUNCEMENTS VID AND MEET-N-GREET

7) Announcements vid   Band plays meet-n-greet music
Phil, online folks should hear the in-room incidental music over this.
FADE TO LYMARIE

7a) TBD – Reading?

8) Erin and band – Sanctuary – by Thompson/Scruggs
Sample
chart
FADE TO MEDITATION

9) Meditation – 3 minutes in-room silence
FADE TO KIKI

10)  Kiki and Band  –   Being Alive – by Stephen Sondheim
This is a new cover, Olivia and I will do whispery bax, not as fussy as the recording’s.
Sample
chart  
lyric only
FADE TO KAREN

11) KAREN – talk
FADE TO KIKI

12) Kiki and Band  – Live Like We’re Dying – by Kris Allen
Bgv’s we might only ooh on the choruses and then help on the hook phrase “live like we’re dying”
Sample 1 – Kiki likes the vibe of this one, though I’m using mostly the harmonic progressions from the old original.  See the lyric sheet for the structure.
chart – note the second verse is a half verse, actually
lyric/chords
FADE TO TBD

13) TBD – Offering
LOWER 3RD “text GIVE to (206) 350-8448” (no quotes)
SLIDE OFFERING PRAYER
FADE TO KAREN

14) Karen – Closing Remarks
Review of listener prayers from chats, fellowship, etc;
cues the Prayer for Protection
SLIDE Prayer for Protection
FADE TO ERIN

15) Erin with full band – Wherever I Am– by me
sample
chart
Phil go to credit slide third full round.

16) Credit slide – plus postlude, band choice

FIN.

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for admin –

Q/A considerations for each service:
vid/audio quality
service length (in person and online)
diversity of faces and demographic representation
interactivity – is it involving
emotional impact – does it open people
mission/vision and stated leadership priorities (e.g. incorporating congregant faces)
branding and sustainability – does it support stated ongoing institutional needs
relevance – does it address major current events
attractive and sticky – does it grow and retain potential viewership

Potential elements —
opening (welcome & statement of being)
group recitations (mission/vision)
worship arts/music
announcements
Congregant representation – “Community Connection”
reading
meditation
talk
offering
closing – prayer for protection
fellowship

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more admin details now available on the Excel Sunday Planning sheet