Conferences and Retreats for 2013

Cody Center Studio
“When the imagination is choked, so also is our theological knowledge.”   Thomas Aquinas (Opusc. 16, de Trinitate 6.2, ad. 5).

Here are a few of the many conferences you should check out this year.  I’m either going (or wish I was) to these below:

Jan 24-26
Calvin Worship Symposium
/ Grand Rapids, MI
The Sermon on the Mount

March 7-10
Laity Lodge
/ Ministers to Artists Retreat: “Artists as Caretakers of the Imagination”
Host – David Taylor, Speaking – Jamie Smith, Music – Isaac Wardell

April 8-10
Gospel Coalition Conference / The Gospel of Luke
It will be exciting to hear a few of the songs commissioned by the Gospel Coalition for the Songs for Luke Project.

April 19-21
Iconic Life: Baptism and Music / Granite Springs Church
Calvin Worship Grant sponsored event near Sacramento, CA

April 22-24
Bifrost Arts presents: The Cry of the Poor / register
Philadephia, PA

July 14-18
Hymn Society Conference / Richmond, Va
“Tree of Life and Love: The Blossoming of Song Since Vatican II.”
Kevin Twit, Greg Scheer, and I will be presenting on the retuned hymn movement. There will also be a retuned hymnsing one night.

Aug 1-4
Oxford: Christian Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives Conference
Conference for scholars examining various aspects of congregational music. 

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