A Tale of Two Camps
This is a story about the knots we tie ourselves into when we ask the wrong questions about worship styles.
“We used to be really close with them, but then they started going to the contemporary service.”
A longtime church member said this to me, in reference to a family she used to worship with every week. I was serving as interim organist for a congregation while they searched for a permanent replacement over the summer. It didn’t take long for me to figure out that something peculiar had happened at this church.