Workshops announced for Worship Academy on 15th June

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Worship Academy

15 June 2019 10am-4pm

Trinity Methodist Church Stainsby Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 4JS

Our Calling: Called to Worship

An opportunity for inspiration, celebration, consultation and sharing together open to anyone but particularly aimed at worship leaders, local preachers and ministers.

Bring lunch. Refreshments will be provided.

Book your place here.

Workshops:
1. 'Reflecting on the Creative Meditation "Breakfast on the Beach.'
2. 'Forest Church.'
3. 'Deepening understanding of worship amongst worshippers.'
4. 'Bible Month and a look at Worship in Small Group Settings.'
5. 'Introducing new hymns and songs to a congregation.'

Workshop 1: 'Reflecting on the Creative Meditation "Breakfast on the Beach.'

Join Christopher Wood-Archer in conversation with Gail Stonley, curators of the worship we will share at the end of the morning session. Find out how they prepared "Breakfast on the Beach". Discuss with them the aims and practicalities and how you might use a similar form of worship in your circuit.

Workshop 2: Forest Church with Annabel Graham.

Experience worship in the natural environment and think about how you might use Forest Church ideas in your own setting. Please note this workshop will take place outside (except in case of extreme weather), the garden area is flat but the ground may be uneven. Please wear suitable footwear and bring a coat in case of showers.

Workshop 3: 'Deepening the understanding of worship with worshippers.'

Led by Ruth Lewis. Using Worship Foundations and other tools for deepening the understanding of worship with those who are not worship leaders or preachers.

Workshop 4: 'Bible Month and a look at Worship in Small Group Settings.'

With Bill Offler and Tricia Mitchell: Come and share your experiences of Bible Month; learn about some of the resources available to support leading Bible Month in your area and explore what it means to worship in a small group setting.

Workshop 5: 'Introducing new hymns and songs to a congregation.'

Bev Hollings will help us to explore ways to extend the range of hymns and songs used in worship, and to share experiences within the workshop. An opportunity to learn some less well known hymns and songs from Singing the Faith.

Booked a place on the Academy? You will be asked to choose 2 workshops and nominate a reserve choice.

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