Planting the Divine Seed through Worship

WhenSaturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
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WhereEast Greenwich UMC
1558 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818

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ContactSusan Leatherwood

“The Worship Design Studio LIVE! with Dr. Marcia McFee”

8:30 Registration and Coffee Fellowship

9am Session 1: Creating Worship with Deep Soul
In this session Marcia will introduce what she means by "M-M-Good" Worship and why
this is the most exciting time in worship history to be planning worship - no matter the

10:30 Break

10:45 Session 2: Think Like a Filmmaker
What can we learn from filmmakers that can inform our work in offering the greatest
Story ever told in sensory-rich ways? Why do we need sensory-rich worship and how
can we do it in large and small churches with small budgets and volunteers?

Noon - 1p Lunch

1:00pm Session 3: The Rhythms of Liturgy and Life & The Politics of Change
With lots of interactive music we will explore the various rhythms of worship
vocabularies and why we benefit from utilizing a diversity of rhythms (AND why we get
into "worship wars" and how to avoid it).

2:30 Break

2:45 Session 4: "O Lord, Is it Sunday Already?!"
Worship planning can be relentless with Sunday coming EVERY week! We'll talk about
planning substantive and vital worship without getting burned out, drawing on the model
offered in Marcia's Worship Design Studio.

3:30 Depart