Saturday, 3rd November, 2018 St Augustine's Anglican Church Unley 183 Unley Rd, Unley, SA 5061
What does the Bible tell us about our worship and singing? And how do we best lead our churches in singing the praise of Jesus? Join us for a one-day music ministry conference - a chance to be encouraged and refreshed, to hear from the Bible, and to grow in practical skills for music ministry in your church.
Led by Philip Percival, Alanna Glover & Mark Peterson, we'll be running a range of practical workshops to help you in every aspect of your church's music ministry. For musicians, service leaders, pastors, sound people, and all who are part of their church's music ministry.
Fri 2nd November A NIGHT IN WITH EMU Join us for an evening of word and song for the whole church. (Suggested donation $5)
Sat 3rd November WORD IN SONG CONFERENCE (Registration required)
9:45AM MAIN SESSION (SINGING AND BIBLE TALK) 11:15AM MASTERCLASS: CREATIVITY IN CONGREGATIONAL MUSIC 12:30PM NETWORKING LUNCH (BBQ PROVIDED) 1:30PM SEMINAR OPTIONS (SONG LEADING; MUSIC DIRECTORS; WHAT SONGS SHOULD WE SING?) 3:00PM FINAL SESSION 4:30PM FINISH
Song leading:The song leader is the key person when it comes to leadinggreatcongregational singing. We will look at the Biblical basis for having a song leader, but will aim to spend most of our time on the practicalities of how to lead singing well - including mic technique, what to say, and how to make sure it all goes smoothly!
What songs should we sing?:Choosing songs thoughtfully and intentionally is a bit of a lost art. There is so much to consider when picking songs week in and week out - and it can be hard to keep it all in mind! In this session, we will think about how to create a well-rounded repertoire of songs for our church service and talk through all the factors we need to consider when choosing from this list each week.
Music Directors: This session will look at the role of the music director, how to shape a team culture, how to shape a culture of singing in the church, how to partner with the pastor, as well thinking about your own personal holiness and development. Led by Mark Peterson, this will be a time to encourage and help establish a network of local music ministers.