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NEXT Church National Gathering


  • Seattle First Presbyterian Church 1013 8th Avenue Seattle, WA 98104 United States (map)

Paul will offer a workshop with Slats Toole entitled Sing the Circle Wider: Inclusive and Expansive Congregational Songs. 

There is a growing body of congregational song inviting us to name God and God’s people in new ways. The workshop will reflect on song’s potential to include, name, and invite all to worship. We’ll explore ways sacred song can expand our language and imagery, inspiring an ever-widening understanding of the Sacred, both through what we sing and how/where/when we sing. We’ll sing music from a variety of traditions and styles and brainstorm contexts in which to use them.

Earlier Event: March 1
Residency at MIT