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Praise Band Names

Discussion in 'Worship Service Players' started by rokdog49, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. rokdog49

    rokdog49 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 22, 2010
    Ohio
    At our church we have two "praise bands". One is called Red Team and the other
    Blue Team. This was done to totally eliminate any ego trips on the part of the members.
    For fun, list the name of your band or one you would like to use.

    I like this one: "Children of the Son"
     
  2. Jack FFR1846

    Jack FFR1846 Tele-Afflicted

    Sep 18, 2011
    Hopkinton, MA
  3. speedy mcfeely

    speedy mcfeely Tele-Meister

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    Dec 12, 2008
    Chico Ca
    We call our P&W band "God-head".
     
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  5. Teleworshipkid

    Teleworshipkid Friend of Leo's

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    Mar 20, 2011
    Newport Beach, CA
    "[Worship Leader's Name] and the Son-shine band" is ours.
     
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  6. christhee68

    christhee68 Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 1, 2011
    south carolina
    How about focusing the attention on your church instead of yourself?

    How about the "(church name) Praise Band." If you ever play out anywhere (festival, conference, etc) people will know where you came from and maybe come and visit you at your church.
     
  7. adkima00

    adkima00 Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 27, 2012
    We're just "The Praise Band" as in let's have a hand for "The Praise Band"....

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  8. john kleeman

    john kleeman Tele-Holic

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    Jun 16, 2010
    Portland, Or.
    My old church did contemporary worship in a recently acquired Odd Fellows hall, complete with tuck n' roll bar. When I suggested the name "God's Bar Band", I got a few laughs. Next Sunday, the bar was behind curtains!
     
  9. Snowwizard

    Snowwizard Tele-Holic

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    May 27, 2012
    Napa
    That's a waste of bar space... Coffee... Donuts... More coffee (I'm from Seattle :) )

    It's better to have no band names than bad and or cheesy ones IMHO. At my last church I named the band as an organizational tool for me (Unified Theory, Calvary United, The Fellow Travelers). my brothers church has Proto Evangelion, The Good Stewarts, and Bright Flame, among others. My friends church has "the sing team, ghost ship, citizens, kings kaleidoscope, & others.

    The question is why you'd name a band. I keep the fellow travelers moniker for when we do an outreach. Maybe its for organizational purpose. But blue and red team... Well, you could do a lot worse :)
     
  10. rokdog49

    rokdog49 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 22, 2010
    Ohio
    This was meant to be fun...so -

    Ok Christhee I get it. We'll call ourselves the "First United Methodist Christian Hearts Club Band"
     
  11. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Tele-Holic

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    May 22, 2012
    Canada
    our pastor calls us "The No Name Band" ... it's not really a name but it's cheesy at the same time! :D
     
  12. Pigweed

    Pigweed Tele-Meister

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    May 4, 2012
    Saskatoon Canada
    In our church we are referred to by the time of service - so there is the 9 O'Clock, the 11 O'Clock and the group I look after is the "Saturday Night' However there is a group of retired choir people who are able to sing at funerals and they are called the "Resurrection Choir" which I think is interesting.
     
  13. Snowwizard

    Snowwizard Tele-Holic

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    May 27, 2012
    Napa
    touché sir :)
     
  14. christhee68

    christhee68 Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 1, 2011
    south carolina
    I hope no one took that the wrong way, but I get a little tweaked at our own praise band, especially when we lose track of the reason why we're there.

    Let me put it this way, there are some in our band who believe that the reason people come to church is to hear the band, and that if we weren't there, no one would come to our church.

    I'm not going to mention our band by name, but I'm sure anyone who wants to know can find it with just a little bit of effort.

    Anyway, I've often thought that the names of gospel songs would make good band names.
     
  15. rokdog49

    rokdog49 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 22, 2010
    Ohio

    Well I can honestly say no one in our band thinks that people come to hear us play. I will say the Pastor loves what we do for the music worship aspect of our service.
     
  16. Snowwizard

    Snowwizard Tele-Holic

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    May 27, 2012
    Napa
    Just gonna throw this out there... But of people come to hear the pastor... Why not the band?
     
  17. 985plowboy

    985plowboy Tele-Holic

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    Feb 5, 2012
    South Louisiana
    A few years ago my church tried a third, "contemporary", service. It lasted just under a year due to scheduling and manpower constraints. We played in a band scenario, without the choir. We were fortunate to have really good singers on the team and, at times, we pulled off some nice harmonies. This prompted a friend in the congregation to suggest we were "The Jesus Eagles". We got a good laugh, but never adopted a name.
     
  18. Tim's tele

    Tim's tele TDPRI Member

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    Dec 12, 2011
    WI
    For our youth band, we call it "the ignition band", as our service is titled "ignition". And for our contemporary service we call it the "C3 worship band", or something along those lines. (our church name is crosspoint community church, that is where the C3 comes from).
     
  19. adkima00

    adkima00 Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 27, 2012
    Ignition is also the name of our youth service. Not sure about the name of the youth band, but I'm sure I'll ding out at the end of the summer. My son is old enough for the youth group and will most likely be the drummer in the youth band.

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  20. nrand

    nrand Friend of Leo's

    Jun 6, 2009
    South Australia
    Our musicians are voluntary and we are in a village called Willunga - the rest was easy, 'The Band of the Willing'
     
  21. 74 Deluxe

    74 Deluxe Tele-Meister

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    Jun 27, 2011
    Illinois
    We call our praise band " Crossfire" and we occasionally play at other events...like a benefit or an praise band jam... the name fits us, we're almost a blues rock band, mostly old rockers in our 50's. Covering current Christian rock is fairly easy, but we always do it in our "sound" rather than try to copy the original exactly.


    how's about "God's House Band"
     
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