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2008 Calendar of Events

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RW 89 (September issue): deadline May 20, 2008
RW 90 (December issue): deadline August 20, 2008
RW 91 (March issue): deadline November 14, 2008

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2008 Calendar of Events

Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM) Conferences
For information, see www.presbymusic.org/conferences.htm

  • June 15-20 and 22-27 (two identical conferences), “Christ Be Our Light: Advent through Epiphany” Montreat, North Carolina
  • July 6-11, “God’s Love Shattering the Darkness: Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany,” Westminster, Pennsylvania
  • July 17-19, “Song, Silence, and Sacrament: Giving Voice to All Our Sighs,” Little Rock, Arkansas

May 31-June 6: Introduction to Ethnodoxology: Connecting Global Worship to Global Mission, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
An interactive and practical course to help encourage the developmentof a musically and artistically vibrant Christian life in internationalsettings or in multiethnic churches in North America. With FrankFortunato, Michael Hawn, Ron Man, Paul Neeley, and others. See www.sbts.edu/ethnodox or call 800-626-5525, ext. 4115.

June 2-13: Theology and Practice of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, Calvin Theological Seminary Grand Rapids, Michigan
A course on the theology and practice of the sacraments, withdiscussions and implication for worship practice; taught by SueRozeboom. Registration at www.calvinseminary.edu; link to Continuing Education and “Academic Courses (open to visitors).”

June 15-20: Encountering Christ in Worship, Mo-Ranch Conference Center, Hunt, Texas
A multigenerational conference designed for clergy, musicprofessionals, choir members (children-adult), worship committees,handbell directors and ringers. Contact www.moranch.com/index.php?c=12&sn=123&conf=12

July 13-17: The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada, University of California, Berkeley
“Congregational Song and the Arts: Gifts for Ministry and Worship.”Presenters include James Abbington, Mary Louise Bringle, Carla de Sola,Sally Ann Morris, Don E. Saliers, and Thomas H. Troeger. Contact TheHymn Society, 1-800-THE HYMN, or visit www.thehymnsociety.org/conference.html.

July 21-25: St. Olaf Conference on Worship, Theology, and the Arts, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
“Fling Wide the Gates.” Presenters include Mary Louise Bringle, JohnFerguson, Marty Haugen, He Qi, and Paul Westermeyer. A highlight willbe worshiping in the renovated Boe Memorial Chapel. Register online at www.stolaf.edu/events/cwta.

July 28-30: Baptism & Eucharist: Ancient Practices in a Time of Renewal, Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Georgia
Explore how baptism and eucharist in worship enable sacramental living. This event is for
pastors and other church professionals, worship planners, lay leaders,and anyone interested in this theme. Speakers and leaders includeSamuel Torvend, Kimberly Long, and Paul Huh. Contact: www.ctsnet.edu/news/index.asp.

July 30-August 1: Strong, Loving and Wise: Forming a New Generation of Vital, Faithful Worship Leaders, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia
Hosted by the Association of Reformed & Liturgical Worshipimmediately following the above listed conference, this still-newassociation holds its annual meeting, with keynote speaker Kristin E.Saldine and additional workshops. For a brochure, go to www.arlw.org

July 30-August 2: WorshipGod08, Covenant Life Church, Gaithersburg, Maryland;
A biennial event devoted to the theology, practice, and joy ofGod-honoring worship; sponsored by Sovereign Grace Ministries. See www.sovereigngraceministries.org/Events/WorshipConference.aspx.