Living Worship: History

Living Worship Seminars: Speakers and Topics 2006 – 2019

2019

  • Tristan Russcher - Accessible Anthems for Holy Communion

  • Ian Keatley - Anglican Chant Workshop

2018

  • The Very Rev’d Nigel Dunne & Peter Stobart - An introduction to ‘Morning and Evening Prayer for Use on Sundays’

  • The Rev’d Jack Kinkead - Musical resources for Holy week and Easter

2017

  • The Rev’d Richard Clutterbuck - Why Liturgy?

  • The Very Rev’d Tom Gordon - Why Christians Worship

  • John Rowntree - Singing in the Community – and How?

2016

  • Bishop Harold Miller - Holy Week and Easter music and liturgy

  • Gerard Brooks - The accompaniment of worship songs and contemporary hymns

  • Archdeacon Ricky Rountree - Baptism within the Eucharist

2015

  • The Rev’d Adrienne Galligan & Jacqueline Mullen - The Service of the Word and All-age Worship Church Hymnal Supplement, Thanks & Praise

  • Dean Gerald Field & David O’Shea - The Canticles at Morning and Evening Prayer

  • Dean Sandra Pragnell & Derek Verso - Space, sign and symbol in church; Music at the Eucharist

2014

  • Mark Duley

    • Re-imagining a tradition: Schola Cantorum and St Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway.

    • Encouraging congregational singing.

  • Peter Barley Introducing new repertoire

  • Aidan Greene - Gospel music in the liturgy: an Irish perspective

2013

  • The Rev’d Dr Stanley Monkhouse - Role of the Church Musician

  • The Rev’d Dr Peter Thompson - The supplemental hymnal to CH5 and Choosing the hymns

2012

  • Dean Tom Gordon - Why Christians Worship

  • Prof. John Harper - The future of church music

  • The Rev’d Gerald Field - The Liturgical Advisory Committee

  • Jonathan Rea - The changing focus of the church musician

2011

  • Bishop Michael Burrows - Changing times for liturgical space

  • Róisín Dexter, with members of Discovery Gospel Choir - Gospel music workshop

  • Archdeacon Ricky Rountree - Music in non-eucharistic worship

  • Dr Harry Grindle - The role of the church musician

2010

  • Mark Duley - Is Saul also among the prophets?

  • John Bell - Improving congregational song

  • The Rev’d Peter Moger - Music transforming worship

  • Archdeacon Edgar Swann - Worship and music: the Eucharist

2009

  • Geoff Weaver - Getting people to sing

  • Fr Paul Kenny - Music in the Catholic parish

  • Prof. Gerard Gillen - The organ – a force to be reckoned with

  • The Rev’d Tom Gordon - Why Christians worship

2008

  • John O’Keeffe - Integrating music into liturgy

  • Colin Mawby - The role of the church musician

  • Alison Cadden and Judy Martin - New approaches to singing the psalms

  • Dr Donald Davison - Hymns and spiritual songs

2007

  • The Rev’d Tom Gordon - Why Christians worship

  • Fr Patrick Jones - Liturgical space

  • David McConnell - Christian hymnody

  • Archdeacon Edgar Swann - Making it work (in St Patrick’s Church, Greystones)

2006

  • The Rev’d Tom Gordon - Why Christians worship

  • Dr Margaret Daly-Denton - The tools of worship

  • David McConnell - Christian hymnody

  • The Rev’d Tom Gordon - Making it work