WO1 – ELCA Worship Planning Resources

Session a

Green A1222

Deacon John Weit, Program Director for Music, Office of the Presiding Bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

This workshop will introduce (or review) the many resources centered around Evangelical Lutheran Worship for planning worship. Special emphasis will be placed on materials to help deepen knowledge and involvement in worship including the important role of music in the weekly assembly. Whether you are new to ELCA worship resources or use them regularly, take a deeper dive into the tools available to help you and your congregation in planning and leading worship.

WO2 – New Music for Assembly Singing

Session b

Green A1222

Deacon John Weit, Program Director for Music, Office of the Presiding Bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

In this session, we will sing together some of the new music published in the last several years as part of the expanding Evangelical Lutheran Worship family of resources. Included will be music for seasonal services, music for paperless singing, and music from ELW and ecumenical partners that may be new to your community. Tips for incorporating and teaching new music to assemblies will be reviewed. This workshop would be ideal for musicians, those who plan and lead worship, and anyone with an appreciation for incorporating music in worship.