The purpose of this dissertation, is to assist the congregation of Taipei Christian Shih-Pai Church in learning to sing unfamiliar songs from The New Bread of Life Selected Hymns. This study analyzed data and literature related to congregational singing from Taiwan and abroad. The author visited and observed several organizations in Taipei: Shuang-Lian Presbyterian Church, Church Music Committee of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan, Yin-Qi Culture and Music Foundation, and Far East Broadcasting Company. These organizations provided useful data as well as pedagogical inspiration.
Finally, the author designed different kinds of group activities, and offered practical teaching materials hoping to serve a catalyst, encouraging more churches to emphasize the teaching of congregational singing. Experimental field research was conducted at Taipei Christian Shih-Pai Church, while the teaching content is from The New Bread of Life Selected Hymns. This dissertation focus on teaching congregations to sing with better understanding, comprehending the meaning of the lyrics, rationally and emotionally. The goal of such teaching is to promote Christian faith and spiritual growth.