worship and music conference

Called to advocate for healing

During closing worship Friday at the Presbyterian Association of Musicians’ Worship and Music Conference, the Rev. Aisha Brooks-Johnson encouraged those present, in person and online, to become advocates for healing.

Having fun with the Bible

“What was Mary’s favorite nickname for baby Jesus, or Jesus as a toddler?” asked the Rev. Dr. Justin Reed. This was the opening question at Thursday’s Adult Bible Study at the Presbyterian Association of Musicians’ Music and Worship Conference.

Reading Scripture expansively

On Tuesday in the Adult Bible Study at the Presbyterian Association of Musicians’ Music and Worship Conference, before looking at a key verse at the beginning of the Bible,  the Rev. Dr. Justin Reed spent a few moments reflecting on Matthew 25.

Worship and Music Conference content now available online

This summer’s Presbyterian Association of Musicians annual conference at Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina, was held in person and online. But if you missed it ­— or simply want to share your experience with others ­— another option is available.

With help from its youngest attendees, PAM conference ends on a high note

Since Friday’s closing worship at the Presbyterian Association of Musicians’ Worship and Music Conference focused on communion, dozens of loaves of bread from all over the world were spread on the communion table before worshipers. For this service, children were also front and center — right where Jesus wants them to be, according to Mark 10:13-16, one of the texts selected by the conference preacher, the Rev. CeCe Armstrong of St. James Presbyterian Church in Charleston, S.C.

Servants’ Entrance

For a minister of music who’s also a choral music and conducting professor, Tom Trenney is a born storyteller.

‘We are free’

During Thursday morning’s worship service at the Presbyterian Association of Musicians’ Worship and Music Conference, the Rev. Cecilia (Ce Ce) Armstrong told those gathered in person and online that she was not going to preach a devotional sermon.