Services and Songs - 1923 Author:Josephine L. Baldwin Services and Songs for use in the Junior department of the Church School. — The purpose in the preparation of this book has been to furnish through instrumental music, hymns, songs, and Scripture passages, material which will both arouse and fittingly express the religious feelings normal to junior boys and girls. It is expected that through the ... more »use of such services, the act of worship will come to be a genuine expression of devotion, aspiration, and praise. Every child has a native capability for worship, but only through active and pleasurable participation in the use of material adapted to his understanding and expressing his normal desires can he become a true worshipper.
This book furnishes a body of material for worship. That is all any book can do. It remains for the leaders to breathe into it the breath of life through their own heavy and reverent participation in every service.« less