What's the best way to share original worship music?


I'm wondering if anyone knows the best way to share original worship music. I've written some songs and I've shared them on my personal website and Facebook, but how do you go about sharing a new worship song to the broader community? 

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Nick--my niece was in the same boat, and after much trial and error, she found that it worked best to make herself available for special music for worship services and for youth rallies, at least until she got her name out there and some of the music was heard. It's very hard to stand in front of a congregation and teach music that is totally unknown unless you have a good praise team to back you up, or the music is very "singable."

After she had been the special music on a Sunday morning, that congregation asked her to come back and do a few more songs a few weeks later. About two months after that, they asked her to come and teach some of the music.

She has also had good success making herself available to youth retreats, SERVE projects, youth worship services, etc.

Blessings on your music!

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I think this Network site is the perfect way for CRC musicians to share their music with other CRC folk.  You can't attach the actual file but you can always point us to where we can find it.  Personally, I would love it if people like Nick would post a simple note like: "Hey, I just wrote a new song X about XX  and you can find it at XXX."  If you include information on how we can use your song legally (i.e. this is free for your church to use, or this song is listed under CCLI, or contact me for permission to use this song, or...) that would be helpful.  Some additional background information on the song,some interesting points about its musical structure or textual references for example, would be a great aid for worship leaders.  So Nick, what is the link to your music?   

I've got several songs that are free to use at your church. Each has a (relatively poorly made) video and a lead sheet.

Redeem My Mind: http://vimeo.com/15461954 (My church responded really well to this one)

Walking Home: http://vimeo.com/15461455 (Haven't done this one yet)

Lashes Part: http://vimeo.com/15430425 (Did this one at a past church and the response was great)

Also, I've got an arrangement of "Take My Life and Let It Be" Psalter Hymnal #288 for two guitars and worship team. No video for that one, but we did it at church last Sunday and it went over very well.

All of the Lead Sheets are here: http://nickinglis.com/church-resources/worship-lead-sheets

Thank you for taking the time to listen and share. Would love to know if you use any of the above and the congregation's response.

Song Title: "Hosanna"

Hear @ URL; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYk5dwG0y1Q