The 1st UU Songleaders Convergence
Hosted by the Association for UU Music Ministries at their Annual Conference
July 24-28 in Denver
What is it?
A gathering for songleaders of all kinds to share skills, best practices, wisdom, and of course, songs. We'll gather for a week of learning and
networking, to nurture a deeper culture of community singing in our congregations and wider community. We're inviting songleaders from across
the faith and all those who love community singing to converge for a what promises to be a transformative gathering of resonance, harmony, and rhythm.
To register: https://sites.google.com/auumm.org/auumm2019/registration
To apply for a scholarship: https://sites.google.com/auumm.org/auumm2019/scholarship
What will we do?
Sessions will explore:
• Confident & invitational songleading.
• Songleading for worship and in the streets.
• Deepening cultural context, story, worship, and preaching through songleading.
• Harmony singing, vocal technique, circle songs, threshold choirs, and more!
• Ministers and seminarians.
• Religious Educators.
• Choir members and singers 'only-in-the-shower'.
• Musicians both professional and amateur.
• Anyone leading or wanting to lead songs in worship, around the dinner
table, at the board meeting, or in the streets.
Where and When?
July 24-28 at the First Universalist Church in Denver, CO.
The Songleaders Convergence will be part of the annual gathering of the Association of UU Music Ministries. Some programming, events, and worship
will be shared in plenary with the rest of the musicians' conference. Some events and workshops will be tracked for songleaders.
Learn More and Stay Connected!
RSVP to our https://www.facebook.com/events/208062413403564/ in order to stay in touch as we share more info about registration, logistics, and scholarships.
Convergence Planning Team
• Rev. Sofia Betancourt, Assistant professor at Starr King Seminary
• Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Director of Worship and Music at First UU of Ann Arbor
• Sara Green, Youth and Young Adults of Color Ministry Associate, UUA
• Matt Meyer, Director at Sanctuary Boston