With amazing keynote speakers, classes, and worship, this weekend conference is a great way to connect, study, and learn with other Christ-followers. As a worship leader attending Break Forth One, there are many activities and workshops for you to enjoy. Here are some suggested classes to help make the most of your time at the conference!
Friday, January 26, 2018
Get a good night’s rest, because registration opens early on the first day of Break Forth One. The first day is devoted to personal and professional development, a day for you and your team. Choose from a variety of workshops and dive deep into one area of spiritual growth and ministry.
Workshop – “Songwriting”
Learn songwriting from some of the most prolific songwriters in modern worship music today. Ben Cantelon, Hillsong Worship and Carolyn Arends will give a window into how they write songs for the local and global church, and finding your own voice within the art of songwriting.
Workshop – “Worship Leadership”
Hillsong Worship leaders share their experience and provide insight into what it means to effectively lead people into a place of worship. Brian Doerksen shares his knowledge about leading worship and song selection. Worship leader Jon Buller explores the roots of the Old and New Testament and how each correspond to worship today.
Late Night Concert
As the first day comes to an end, spend your evening at the Israel Houghton and New Breed concert. This group of world class musicians and singers, combined with well known worship songs, have created a new sound that has revolutionized contemporary praise and worship music. Lift your spirits, and enjoy your evening!
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Class A – “The Songwriting Worship Leader”
Head to your first workshop of the day with Brian Doerksen. You’ll understand the importance of songwriting and the ways to create new melodies and musical settings for the words that are precious and integral to our expression of faith.
Class B – “Worship Tech: Video”
After refueling for lunch, gather some new tech skills in the “Worship Tech: Video” workshop. You’ll explore the basics of video streaming, recording, and how to maximize the effectiveness of these new video channels for your church. Open to everyone, regardless of skill level!
Class C – “Leading Worship: The Lessons I’ve Learned”
Spend the third workshop of the weekend with Ben Cantelon. You’ll take part in a conversation as Ben shares key insights from his journey leading a worship ministry, recording albums, and writing his own pieces.
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Class D – “Making Meaning: Crafting Lyrics that Engage and Inspire”
Carolyn Arends’ class is a great way to start off the morning. In this workshop, you’ll explore fifteen refining questions to ask of your lyrics as you co-operate with the Holy Spirit to craft something beautiful.
Class E – “Worship Skills: Keys”
Gather inspirational notes and ideas in the last class of the weekend. This session demonstrates fun, practical, and accessible concepts to help musicians of various levels learn new skills. You’ll leave leave with fresh, new ways to support your worship team and a better understanding of your role as worship leader.
Are you excited yet? Go ahead and sign up for your workshops, and we’ll see you at Break Forth One!