Focus: Worship

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Evangelism: Hospitality in the Church

This workshop will explore the various opportunities to share the faith through the gift of hospitality in the church and as a church. We will look at welcoming, speaking and listening, serving, comforting and healing, receiving, releasing, and celebrating. Delia Halverson's book, "The Gift of Hospitality", is the basis of this workshop. Continue Reading

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Multi-Ethnic Worship: Multicultural Worship

Intended for congregations wanting to reach multi-ethnic and multi-cultural communities, this workshop helps participants learn new models for worship. Continue Reading

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Training: Wholistic Planning for the Church Year

Participants in this workshop will learn and discuss the many creative ways of planning a full and vibrant church program that includes areas of education, activities, missions, and worship services for a full year - bringing committees and groups together. Continue Reading

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Worship and Liturgy: Walking the Labyrinth

Using a portable prayer labyrinth, participants will have the opporutnty to not only learn about the history and use of a labyrinth, but they will have time to actually walk and pray. This tool is an easy way to generate interest and transformation in prayer and how it changes people. Continue Reading

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Worship and Liturgy: Writing Prayers for Worship

When you are asked to pray in public or lead the prayers in worship, what do you say to God on behalf of the people? This workshop will guide the participants in using images from scripture, in organizing thoughts and writing clearly. Continue Reading

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Worship and Music: Singing With the Whole Church

Explore the songs of the global church. Gain skill in teaching the songs to your congregation and in leading the people in a richer expression of praise to God. Continue Reading

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Worship and Music: The Care and Feeding of a Healthy Children's Choir

Beth will walk participants through all the steps, address the biggest issues, and help troubleshoot sticking points. Continue Reading

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Worship and Music: Unlocking the UM Hymnal

The UM Hymnal, like a new computer, when not fully understood, means much of its power and potential goes completely unused. In this workshop, Beth will help participants not only understand what it can do, but appreciate all the options for all areas of church life. Continue Reading

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Worship and Technology: Using Tech in Worship

In this class, participants talk about using technology to enhance worship. Specifically they'll learn different ways to incorporate projection technology in worship services and using technology for music, how to record the worship services, both in audio and video, and how these recordings could be distributed. Continue Reading

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Worship Planning: Children and Youth in Worship

In this workshop we will look at ways to help children and youth worship in congregational worship as leaders as well as in the pew. This workshop will benefit all with responsiblities in development of weekly worship services. Models for a children's worship study and parent education may be included. This course will address special times for children and youth in the service (children's sermons Continue Reading

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