Randall Bush is pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Racine, Wisconsin, and an avid musician.
Articles by this author:
Every Time I Feel the Spirit: God's actions told through the musical and literary heritage of African AmericansBy Randall Bush
While on vacation, a member of my congregation attended a jazz worship service that she enjoyed immensely. She wondered if we might try something similar. I had heard about jazz worship services but wasn't sure how to put one together. To take a regular order of service and insert jazz music into it seemed ill-advised, yet so did a radically altered worship service that bore little resemblance to what normally occurs on Sunday mornings.