Big Tent 2017
Jul
6
Jul 8

Big Tent 2017

  • Washington University in St. Louis

I'm excited to serve as a worship planner and worship leader for Big Tent 2017, held on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, MO, July 6 -8th.

Not So Churchy
Jul
10
6:00 pm18:00

Not So Churchy

  • Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

I'll serve on the team of music leaders for Not So Churchy, a monthly worship gathering that includes singing, silence, and creative engagement with Scripture.

Three Day Paperless Music Workshop in Calgary
Jul
30
Aug 2

Three Day Paperless Music Workshop in Calgary

  • The FJC Christian Life Center

Join a dynamic gathering of musicians, clergy and lay people in Calgary, the eastern gateway to the Canadian Rockies, and recharge and renew your congregational song leading skills.

Rostered Minister's Gathering of the ELCA
Aug
7
Aug 10

Rostered Minister's Gathering of the ELCA

  • Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

I'm excited to represent Music That Makes Community at the ELCA's first Rostered Minister's Gathering. I'll offer a Paperless Music Workshop and you'll find the MMC table in the exhibitor's hall!


Half-Day Paperless Music Workshop in Portland, ME
Jun
24
9:30 am09:30

Half-Day Paperless Music Workshop in Portland, ME

  • St. Ansgar Lutheran Church

I'll partner with The Rev. Jennifer Hitt to explore the basics of paperless music leadership, share songs and leadership practices that can enrich your community's musical life, and reflect on strategies for cultivating participatory singing and liturgy.

Overnight Retreat & Paperless Music Workshop in Albuquerque, NM
Jun
16
Jun 17

Overnight Retreat & Paperless Music Workshop in Albuquerque, NM

  • Norbertine Center

I'll join presenters Sylvia Miller-Mutia, David Poole, and Donald Schell for an overnight retreat and one-day paperless music workshop at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey. Explore the basics of paperless music, learn new songs to enrich your community's worship life, and reflect on strategies for cultivating participatory singing and liturgy.

Pentecost Celebration in Chicago
Jun
2
Jun 3

Pentecost Celebration in Chicago

  • Chicago

Join us for a series of Music That Makes Community events in Western Chicago over Pentecost weekend. We'll sing and learn together, celebrate the musical diversity of the Global Church, and invoke the presence of the Spirit in our midst!

NEXT Church Workshop: Paperless Music - A Strategy for Enriching and Enlivening Worship
Mar
14
1:30 am01:30

NEXT Church Workshop: Paperless Music - A Strategy for Enriching and Enlivening Worship

  • Village Church

Explore the ancient and new practice of paperless music leadership, sharing songs as people did before music or words were written down. Experience how singing without hymnals or screens invites group learning, deepens connection to others, and helps us rediscover our innate musicality. Notice how singing by ear and by heart strengthens our ability to sing together with paper, and can become a powerful tool to empower and awaken congregational voices.

NEXT Church Workshop: Sing God a New Song
Mar
13
10:30 am10:30

NEXT Church Workshop: Sing God a New Song

  • Village Church

Experience music that will expand and enrich your congregation’s repertoire of sung prayer and praise, including music from the Global Church, Jazz, Gospel, and newly written material with inclusive and expansive language for God. Leave with music samples, a bibliography, and practical guidance for introducing and incorporating new music into liturgy.

Performances with The San Francisco Girl's Chorus
Feb
25
Feb 27

Performances with The San Francisco Girl's Chorus

I'm excited for another collaboration with the San Francisco Girl's Chorus, serving as organist for two concerts focused on music for the Lenten season. Repertoire includes Mendelssohn’s epic “Three Motets,” Poulenc’s serene “Litanies a la Vierge Noire” and psalm settings by Brahms, Grieg, Arvo Pärt and others. 

Saturday,  February 25, 8:00 pm
Mission Dolores, San Francisco

Sunday, February 26, 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Oakland

Paperless Music Workshop in Chico, CA
Feb
11
9:30 am09:30

Paperless Music Workshop in Chico, CA

  • Faith Lutheran Church

Explore the basics of paperless music, learn new songs to enrich your community's worship life, and explore how singing without hymnals or screens can enrich and expand your congregation's repertoire of sung prayer and praise.

 

Interfaith Paperless Music Workshop at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
Jan
21
9:00 am09:00

Interfaith Paperless Music Workshop at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

  • United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

I'll serve as co-presentor for a one-day Interfaith Music That Makes Community workshop in Bigelow Chapel, a beautiful interdenominational worship space in the Twin Cities area, as we learn and sing paperless music from varied religious and musical traditions. 

We'll explore the basics of paperless music leadership, share songs and leadership practices that can enrich your community's musical life, and reflect on strategies for cultivating participatory singing and liturgy.

The workshop is sponsored by the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities and is free to students and faculty. Individuals from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and beyond are also welcome to attend with a donation to cover registration costs. 

Paperless Music Workshop in Western North Dakota
Jan
14
Jan 15

Paperless Music Workshop in Western North Dakota

  • Upper Missouri Ministries

I'll present a half-day paperless music workshop at Upper Missouri Ministries for members of the Western North Dakota Synod of the ELCA.

Explore the basics of paperless music, learn new songs to enrich your community's worship life, and reflect on strategies for cultivating participatory singing and liturgy. On Sunday morning, I'll also visit several ELCA congregations in the area to share paperless songs in worship.  

The workshop is generously sponsored by the West North Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Pastors, musicians and lay leaders from other denominations are also warmly welcome to attend. 

Not So Churchy
Dec
19
6:30 pm18:30

Not So Churchy

  • Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

Not So Churchy is a monthly worship gathering that includes singing, silence, and creative engagement with Scripture.

Not So Churchy
Nov
21
6:30 pm18:30

Not So Churchy

  • Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

Not So Churchy is a monthly worship gathering that includes singing, silence, and creative engagement with Scripture.

Guest Worship Leader and Workshop Presenter
Nov
19
9:30 am09:30

Guest Worship Leader and Workshop Presenter

  • First Presbyterian Church

I'll serve as a guest worship leader for the Presbytery of Southern New England's monthly meeting, collaborating with colleagues to create a paperless liturgy focused on breaking down barriers that divide us. I'll also offer an hour-long Open Space workshop focused on enlivening and enriching sacred text. 

Paperless Music Workshop in Southern New Hampshire
Oct
9
Oct 12

Paperless Music Workshop in Southern New Hampshire

  • Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center

I'll partner with Cricket Cooper, Marilyn Haskel, and Jorge Lockward to lead worship, workshops, and conversation to help participants add the valuable tool of paperless song leading to their community’s singing practice. Learn practical skills and diverse repertoire, and explore how paperless music can enrich and expand your congregation's repertoire of sung prayer and praise.

Paperless Music Workshop in Des Moines, IA
Sep
29
Oct 1

Paperless Music Workshop in Des Moines, IA

  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

I'll partner with Ben Allaway, Conie Borchardt, and Cricket Cooper to lead worship, workshops, and conversation to help worship participants add the valuable tool of paperless song leading to their community’s singing practice. Learn practical skills and diverse repertoire, and explore how paperless music can enrich and expand your congregation's repertoire of sung prayer and praise.

Consulting with Oaklands Presbyterian Church
Sep
17
Dec 31

Consulting with Oaklands Presbyterian Church

  • Oaklands Presbyterian Church

I'll be consulting with Oaklands Presbyterian Church through the fall as they develop a job description and search for a new musician. The search committee begins its work together on Saturday, September 17 and I'll preach and lead worship on September 18. 

Advent/Christmas Planning Workshop
Sep
9
9:30 am09:30

Advent/Christmas Planning Workshop

  • First Church of Christ in Mansfield (Congregational)

I'll lead a day-long paperless music workshop for clergy, musicians, and worship planners sponsored by the Winham Association. We'll focus on texts for the Advent and Christmas season (Year A), exploring ways to enrich and enliven worship through participatory music and liturgy. 

Not So Churchy
Aug
15
6:30 pm18:30

Not So Churchy

  • Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

Not So Churchy is a monthly worship gathering that includes singing, silence, and creative engagement with Scripture.

Hymn Festival/Congregational Song Workshop in Portland
Jul
16
9:00 am09:00

Hymn Festival/Congregational Song Workshop in Portland

  • St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

Experience music that can help broaden and enrich your congregation's repertoire of sung prayer and praise. Participants will sing new songs and hymns, with a special focus on material in Glory to God, the new hymnal of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Leave with music samples, a bibliography, and practical guidance for introducing and incorporating new music into liturgy.