I’ve taken this version of Agnus Dei from Michael W Smith’s album Worship. There is no acoustic guitar in the version per se but this will work if you are leading worship on guitar. The pattern itself is refreshingly different and provides a sense of rolling consistency as the accents on the beats change in the verse.
I’ve listed this in a box format that shows the song over a single bar in a 16th note format. So the key is to count 1 E & A, 2 E & A, 3 E & A, 4 E & A over the song and crucially KEEP YOUR HAND MOVING at all times. Naturally your hand should strum down on the numbers or beats (1234), the &’s and then the up beats should always link to the E’s and A’s. If you find this difficult to work through on paper then I’d recommend either our Song Learner series DVDs or Intermediate Acoustic DVDs as its much easier to see it on video than in an article.