In addition to encouragement of parishes to provide this training, we also lift up Bexley-Seabury’s Pathways for Baptismal Living course, Worship Leader Course. Click on the course name for dates and more details.
BCP, Lesser Feasts & Fasts, Book of Occasional Services – This course will review the basic worship materials of the Episcopal Church and their proper use.
Hymnal – Hymn texts are an accessible source of the theology and spirituality of the church. Worship leaders will learn how to use the authorized hymnals as part of their services. Preachers will learn how to use the authorized hymnals as part of their exegesis for preaching.
Voice – This course will be a practicum on the best use of the voice in leading public worship.
Practicum for Worship Leaders – This will be a tutorial under an experienced worship leader on the preparation of appropriate worship services for all the sorts of occasions a lay worship leader might encounter. The tutor will be an experienced liturgist and familiar with pertinent canons
Liturgy – This course will give worship leaders a basic understanding of their role within liturgy.