the joy of gathering as God's people in God's presence
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‘the joy of gathering as God's people’
'the presence of God as we gather'
Singing with ALL ages!
Children’s songwriters and performers
We know singing is a wonderful part of a church’s life. But questions come when there are a range of ages present: How do we encourage children, without alienating adults? How do we point children in the path to maturity? And do I really have to do actions? This seminar aims to equip people to have constructive conversations about all-age music back home, and better serve everyone in their church families.
Living together as a Local Church in a scheme or estate
Director of 20schemes music
Join us as we think through doing church in a Counter Cultural Community Church. What is it like to be singing in the darkness and how to be more helpfully writing songs for a specific ministry context.
Hymn Writing for the Local Church
Author, songwriter and director of creative resources and training for Getty Music
How can songwriters equip their congregations to sing the glories of Christ in fresh ways? In this seminar, we will explore several key facets of hymn writing to help you craft lyrics and melodies that serve the life of the local church. Whether you are still trying to finish that first hymn or a seasoned songwriter, there will be something here for everyone as we seek to develop our creativity together.
Leading from guitar
Ben Slee and Phil Short
Worship pastor at Christ church Mayfair, and professional electric guitarist
Join Phil and Ben to explore strategies for creating parts that serve the song and help you lead effectively. We’ll also consider how to expand your chord vocabulary for piano-orientated songs.
Leading from piano
Music minister at cornerstone church, Nottingham
Music director at Christ Church Cockfosters
Join us as we consider how we lead others well from the piano. How do we make the most of using the piano/keyboard in a range of setups? In this time together we’ll think through leading with just the piano, piano and voice(s), small bands and leading from piano as part of a bigger band both in online and in person services.
effective servant leading in music ministry
Andy Mason, Simon Pedley and friends
Pastors, musicians and leaders
It has been a hard year for the wider church, and many issues of leadership and teamwork have been raised, so how do we lead our congregations with biblical faithfulness and humility?
Join Andy, Simon and some friends for a chat through some principles and ideas from different perspectives.
(This is a change of line up from being Phil Allcock, who has had to pull out due to unforeseen circumstances)
Fresh hearts and fresh licks
Music director at St. Peter’s Fulham
How to keep going Sunday by Sunday without giving up or getting bored.
David Tubbs will be helping us to be encouraged to keep on serving our churches for the long haul.
This practical seminar will give lots of advice on musical tips for spicing things up, playing songs in new ways and having the right heart motivation to do it all.