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Input Wanted from Worship Leaders on Song Choices/Theology
First off I think it's awesome you are even thinking about this! Great start if nothing else. At our church we seek to have a good mixture when it comes to depth, type of song (fast/slow), and content. I went to a workshop by Vertical Church Band (huge fan of them) and they explained song selection like this:
Our song order today was:
Hosanna (praise is rising) - Paul Baloche
As you can see, quite the mix and variety of songs that I hope helped our people worship through music.
I share that because as I think through song selection it has a lot to do with where in the service it is being played. I am all for hymns and songs that ooze deep theology, but in reality Sometimes people aren't ready to sing a super "deep and theological" song immediately after dragging three kids to church and spilling coffee on their jeans or shoveling the driveway. Hence why we played Mighty Warrior. They need to be helped and lead into worship and often times in our services a more upbeat, fun song helps soften hearts and break down the walls. This leads into Lord I Need You and than into Man of Sorrows (meatier of the 3). After the sermon we sang All I have Is Christ( the "Hymn" for the week) which was about as deep as a song can get and then had a bit more of a rejoicing, upbeat, clap-if-you-are-feeling-crazy ending song.
I don't know if this directly answers your question but I have been trying to set service orders similarly to how they describe in this video and it has been extremely beneficial in engaging the congregation and help them worship and sing. Which is our goal. I don't know close to it all, but I have found from experience when it is all thick lyrically some people can struggle to seem engaged.
Hope it helps!