07/28/2018 all-day
Messiah Lutheran Church
6900 Kingston Pike
$45.00 ($20 full-time students)
Joan McGinnis

Online registration for this event is closed. Walk-ins are still welcome!


Accessible resources for worship: making the most of “who” and “what” you have. The program will include workshops led by organist John Brock and choral director Darrin Hassevort, as well as an opening Jazz morning prayer and a closing worship service. The assistant to the ELCA bishop, Rev. Ben Morovitz, will lead a plenary and a panel discussion on current worship trends and accessible worship and music resources, particularly for the small congregation/choir. The closing worship service is open to the public.


8:30 Registration (coffee and breakfast)
9:00 Morning Prayer with Jazz Ensemble
9:30 Plenary with Rev. Ben Morovitz, followed by a panel discussion with local ministers and church musicians
10:30 Break
11:00 Workshop A (John Brock, organ, or Darrin Hassevoort, choral)
12:15 Break
12:30 Lunch, and browse resource library
1:30 Workshop B (John Brock, organ, or Darrin Hassevoort, choral)
2:45 Break
3:00 Rehearsal for Worship
4:00 Break, and browse resource library
4:30 Closing Worship (open to the public)


Dr. John Brock, Organ Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Darrin Hassevoort, M.M., Artistic Director of Chattanooga Choral Arts and Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts at Chattanooga State Community College