Music that Makes Community returns to the beautiful Bishop's Ranch in Sonoma County, CA for our fifth workshop over Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, January 14-17. The Ranch is an ideal setting to spend three restful days singing, learning, and recharging for the year to come while enjoying the temperate climate of Northern California. 

A dynamic team of MMC presenters including Kerri Meyer, Donald Schell, and Paul Vasile will lead worship, plenaries, 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. Take a walk in the surrounding vineyards and enjoy breathtaking views of the Russian River threading through the valley. There's no better place to take some time to reconnect with the joy of singing in community, and we hope you will join us!

Attendees can register to stay at the Ranch and enjoy delicious food prepared by the Ranch's chefs, or participate as a commuter. Take advantage of discounted early registration rates by reserving your spot before December 8!

Track for Returning Participants
We will again offer a special track for those who have attended a Music that Makes Community event but want to hone their skills and reconnect with other song leaders. And we are pleased to offer attendees from past MMC events a special 10% discount. Use the code SINGMORE at checkout. The offer expires November 20, so sign up today! 

Group and Student/Seminarian Rates
Members of a group of two or more receive $25 off tuition for each group member. Use the code GROUP to apply the discount when you register.

Students and seminarians are welcome to attend Music that Makes Community at a 30% discount. Use the code STUDENT if you are a full-time student at a college, university, or seminary.

The rates for our 2018 retreat are as follows:

Single occupancy room: 
Early Bird Rate (extended to December 8): $650 
Regular Registration Rate (after December 8): $725

Double occupancy room:

Early Bird Rate (extended to December 8): $575
Regular Registration Rate (after December 8): $650 

Early Bird Rate (before December 8): $350
Regular Registration Rate: (after December 8): $425

We are pleased to be able to offer scholarship to those with limited financial resources. Contact Paul Vasile to inquire if you or your congregation qualify for assistance.

Click here to register for Music that Makes Community at the Bishop's Ranch!


January 20, 2019 at 6:00pm - January 23, 2019
The Bishop's Ranch
5297 Westside Rd
Healdsburg, CA 95448
United States
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Paul Vasile · · 929-266-4662
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