Gloucestershire Worship Team Training 2019:
We are excited that The Worship Foundation is partnering with the Diocese of Gloucester and a number of local churches in the region to make Contemporary Musical Worship Team Training accessible to local churches throughout Gloucestershire - regardless of the level of previous experience or resources.
BOOK HERE: ONE TICKET covers both saturday morning session
This partnership has been made possible through the generous support of the Life Development Fund and Andrew Braddock, Director of Ministry and Mission.
Worship Team Training 2019: Dates and Locations
All sessions start at 9.30am with coffee and finish at 1pm
Worship Team Training 2019: Content
The training will be for worship leaders, worship teams and technical teams, focussing on training that is accessible and relevant to those in local church contexts, whether you are at the start of your journey, or looking for new inspiration.
9.30 Coffee and Registration
10.00 Welcome & Introduction:
10.30 Worship Foundations – Neil Bennetts
10.55 Grab coffee (if you want) and go to seminars
11.00 First set of seminars
Seminar 1 Audio Visuals – Jimmy Flanders
Seminar 2 Starting from Scratch – Zarc Porter
Seminar 3 Growing a healthy church worship team culture – Neil Bennetts
11.45 Second set of seminars
Seminar 4 Engaging with the Spirit in worship – Chloe Anderson
Seminar 5 A journey in Contemporary worship – Neil Bennetts and others
Seminar 6 Resources for the journey: iSingWorship and Worship Zone resources – Zarc Porter
12.30 Final worship & prayer – Neil & Jimmy
Introduction: Worship Foundations – Neil Bennetts, The Worship Foundation
A plenary session covering the Biblical foundations of worship and practical implications including working with church leadership.
Seminar 1: Starting from Scratch: Zarc Porter, iSingWorship
A seminar aimed at those at the start of a journey in contemporary musical worship, covering iSingworship, Recommended songs and chord charts, how to grow a team, basic audio-visual systems.
Seminar 2: Audio Visuals: Jimmy Flanders, AV Consultant
A seminar on audio-visual systems and operations, setting up and mixing sound, visual projection systems and operation.
Seminar 3: Developing a Healthy Musical Worship Team Culture: Neil Bennetts, The Worship Foundation.
Setting up and running and leading a contemporary worship team, including team dynamics, leadership and conflict management.
Seminar 4: Engaging with the Spirit in Worship: Chloe Anderson, The Worship Foundation.
Engaging with the Spirit in worship during preparation, leadership and worship.
Seminar 5: A Journey in Contemporary Worship: Neil Bennetts, The Worship Foundation (and others)
Stories about contemporary worship, how to introduce and grow contemporary worship, learning and growing from mistakes.
Seminar 6: Resources for the Journey: Zarc Porter, iSingWorship
Getting your hands on resources that work: chord charts and iSingWorship files, WorshipZone blogs, Facebook group and more.
Worship Team Training 2019: Booking
Cost: £10 (+ Booking Fee £1.37)
Two training sessions during 2019
Membership of the Gloucestershire Worship Facebook Group.
Access to The Worship Zone, - a new worship resource website developed in partnership with Kingdom Aps. The website gives access to easy-to-use resources, chord charts, iSingWorship files, a Technical Blog (Dan Bowater) and a Theology Blog (Neil Bennetts).
Worship Team Training 2019: Contributors
Neil Bennetts is a worship leader, theologian, songwriter and author of 35 year experience. He was the worship pastor of Trinity Cheltenham for 20 years, and pioneered and led New Wine Worship - the worship ministry of New Wine in the UK. He authored a book on worship 'Now To Him' with Simon Ponsonby, and is currently the C.E.O. of The Worship Foundation.
Chloe is a worship leader and songwriter from Cheltenham, and currently serves in the worship team at Trinity Cheltenham.
Zarc is a five times Dove award winning music producer and songwriter. He has worked with The World Wide Message Tribe, thebandwithnoname, iSingPOP, V*enna, Shine, tbc, Matt Redman, Martin Smith, Avalon, LZ7, Jump5, and many others. He currently manages and produces music for iSingWorship and it's related projects and serves on the worship team at St Peter's Baptist Church in Worcester.
Worship Leader and violinist Rhiannon comes originally from Wales, and is currently the Creative Pastor at St Andrew’s, Churchdown where she is also serves on the worship team.
Jimmy is a self-employed consultant audio visual and has worked in both small and large venues such as New Wine. He is one of the worship leaders at St Paul's Cheltenham.