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Dawn Bates 
Trinity School for Ministry 


Monday January 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
Thursday January 16, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST

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Trinity School for Ministry 
311 Eleventh Ave
Ambridge, PA 15003

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  Writing Songs for Today's Church with Andy Piercy

"I have known Andy Piercy for over a decade, and have never failed to be stretched by his creativity, encouraged by his pastoral heart, and blessed by his friendship. His strong desire to mentor and sharpen worship music teams is matched by much skill, experience and wisdom." --Matt Redman

Monday-Wednesday, January 13-15 

This is a highly interactive 3-day Song Writing Workshop with practical teaching and advice from renowned experts.Subjects will include:

  • How to write songs people can sing
  • Writing from Scripture and Liturgy
  • Re-tuning hymn texts
  • Drawing inspiration from the prophetic
  • Adapting chants and canticles for modern contexts.

Highly recommended for songwriters, theologians, poets, word smiths and musicians at all levels, and especially those interested in writing songs for the church.

Cost: $110 includes lunch

Special Guests

  • Godfrey Birtill - Songwriter and Worship Leader, Lincoln, UK, 17 CD recording
  • Bruce Benedict - Liturgical Composer & Cardiphonia, Raleigh, NC
  • Ed Goeke - Director of Worship Arts at Christ Church Anglican- Overland Park, KS

Andy Piercy is a songwriter and record producer for Delirious, Matt Redman and Graham Kendrick.

Thursday, January 16 -  Continue the course through Thursday for a day of personal songwriting evaluation. Cost $60 includes lunch

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