POSTPONED: Training: Music In Worship

  • St Silas Church Corner Osburne Ave and Maud Street, North Balwyn Victoria Australia

Unfortunately this event has been postponed.


The theological implications of music in liturgy. The plenary session is led by Mr Philip Nicholls, Director of Music at St. Paul’s cathedral in Melbourne. Philip will cover topics such as: People, things & song books. He will also look into: What to do when resources are low and there’s not much of anything, copyright, inspirational leadership, missional music-making and building communities that attract inquirers.

This professional development opportunity us for all interested clergy and laypeople across the Diocese and is offered in partnership with the Peter Corney Training Centre. 


8:30AM - Registration

9:00AM - Plenary: ’Biblical Foundations of Music in Worship: Why, What, and How do we Sing?’ (Philip Nichols, Director of Music at St Paul’s Cathedral)

10:00AM - Morning Tea

10:30AM - Workshops:

  • Resourcing Contemporary Music in Worship (Jonty Hoevenaars, Music and Media Minister, St Jude’s Carlton & Evan Englezos, Music Minister, St Hilary’s Kew).

  • Resourcing Traditional Music in Worship (Philip Nicholls, St Paul’s cathedral)

  • Reluctant Keyboard Leaders: Helping those who could be on the keyboard/piano/organ, but aren’t (Christopher Cook, Director of Music at St John’s Toorak).

  • ‘Encouraging all God’s people to sing and play’ (Fay Magee, Musician, Educator, Community Music Facilitator, Theologian). 

12:00PM - Worship

12:45PM - Q&A

1:00PM - Close