Chapter 8 “Getting Everyone into the Act: Lay Involvement in Planning and Evaluating Worship” pp. 103-111
In this final chapter, Willimon proposes that it is necessary to involve a broad spectrum of the laity in planning and executing worship leadership. he recommends a worship and music committee that oversees weekly plans, musical equipment, accompanists, acolytes, ushers, decorations, and the like. This committee consists of people who wish to learn about worship and liturgy and who will support the pastor and his vision for the life of the church. When the people are involved in this way they will gain more from their participation in worship. Their enthusiasm will spread throughout the congregation.