As you know, because of the spread of Covid-19, our church has elected to host it's services and activities only online. Please visit Firstnlr.tv to view our services every 90 minutes. Additionally, there is much more content on Facebook and Youtube from our church and its various ministries.
Until further notice, all of our rehearsals for Choir, Orchestra and Worship Team are cancelled. In addition, all planning center schedules will be reset to accommodate our small team and recording schedule. Thanks for your patience and understanding. We can't wait to all be together again. Stay safe!
No doubt about it. Worship ministry is lots of work. We plan. We rehearse. We even rehearse for our rehearsal (or at least we should). Between all the time spent in our various rehearsals, sound checks, and services, members of our team spend around 12 hours per week in dedication to leading worship. That is to say, if you sing or play in our AM services, PM service, and Midweek service along with the regular rehearsals and sound checks you will have the equivalent of a part time job. Are you tired yet?
We make no secret about this sacrifice in time that we all make to do what we love, worship Jesus. We want to offer God our very best, so we prepare. In all our musical preparation, let's never forget that the most important preparation does not happen in our rehearsals. The most vital prep happens in the quiet of your time with God. There is no substitute for a prepared spirit. We may stand before the people of FirstNLR confident in every word and every note of every song. That's a wonderful thing, but it's not the main thing. Unless we lead worship from a place of intimacy with God, it's just noise...performance.
God is calling us to a higher place in Him. He is doing something BIG in our church, and because of that, He wants to do something BIG in us. Thanks for your dedication to our church and to our worship ministry. Most of all, thanks for you dedication to drawing ne
For quite a while I've had a desire to start a website dedicated to serving our worship team members. I'm so glad to say it's finally a reality. On this page you'll find information, announcements, and resources to help you be as effective in your role with FirstNLR Worship as possible. I hope you'll make a point to visit this site at least once a week. Love you guys. Brad