Join a dynamic gathering of musicians, clergy and lay people at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Des Moines, IA to recharge and renew your congregational song leading. Presenters Ben Allaway, Conie Borchardt, Cricket Cooper, and Paul Vasile will lead worship, workshops, and conversation to help you add the valuable tool of paperless song leading to your community’s singing practice. Learn practical skills and diverse repertoire, and explore how paperless music can enrich and expand your congregation's repertoire of sung prayer and praise.
This event will begin at 6 PM on Thursday, September 29 and will end at 12 PM on Saturday, October 1. Attendees will be able to check into their hotel rooms starting at 3 PM on September 29. Registration will begin at 4:30 PM.
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church is most convenient to the Des Moines, IA airport (DSM). Des Moines is also within several hours driving distance of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, Kansas City, MO, Omaha, NE and Chicago, IL.
This event is being generously sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa and we are pleased to be able to offer affordable rates. Contact Paul Vasile to inquire if you or your congregation might qualify for assistance.
Registration fee: $100 (covers all workshop materials, coffee/snacks, lunch/dinner on Friday) **Registration deadline: September 26**
A block of reduced-rate rooms have been reserved for MMC participants at the AmericInn Hotel (5050 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131) in Des Moines, a short drive from the church. Single King or Single Queen rooms are available for $90.99 plus taxes. Contact the hotel at 515-270-1111 to reserve a room. To obtain the special rate, you must book by August 31.
5720 Urbandale Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
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