John 4 v23,24 “The hour is coming and is now here, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Worship is our highest calling. It is an honour and privilege we have as Christians – to be intimate with Him and worship Him with our whole hearts. When we meet for corporate worship on a Sunday morning, or any time during the week, it is such an important time for us to gather together in the name of Jesus and lift up His name. Corporate worship builds up the church, knits our hearts together, puts Jesus at the forefront of everything we do and say and brings spiritual blessings and anointing.
Our style of music is fairly varied. We sometimes enjoy a traditional hymn such as “How Great Thou Art” but mainly use songs from artists and songwriters such as Chris Tomlin, Reuben Morgan, Matt Redman, Kari Jobe, Hillsong, Darlene Zschech and Jesus Culture. Some current favourites include “Good, good Father”, “Holy Spirit you are welcome here” and “Victors Crown”.
Every few months we hold a Praise Party. The first Praise Party held last October was attended by 80 people from various local churches and also many non-Christians. It was a fantastic evening which started with a hotpot supper at 6 pm followed by the praise and worship event from 7-9 pm with an interval for light refreshments.
We enjoyed a mixture of old and new songs including “All Hail the Lamb”, “How great is our God”, “Victors Crown”, “Everlasting God” and “My Lighthouse”. The Bible says that the Lord inhabits the praises of His people (Psalm 22:3), and we certainly experienced the presence of God that night as we lifted our hearts and voices to Him in praise.