Paul Vasile

Paul Vasile

<p>Paul Vasile is a church musician, consultant, composer, and teacher who finds his greatest joy in collaborative and community-centered ministry. He currently serves as the Executive Director of Music That Makes Community. He first experienced MMC as a participant, served as a presenter for over a dozen workshops, and served on the MMC Board of Trustees from 2014-16.</p> <p>Committed to modeling expansive, imaginative, and hospitable experiences of music making wherever he goes, Paul's leadership builds trust, invites spaces of creativity, vulnerability, and play, and supports practices of reflection and holistic learning. Recognized as a multitalented musician and liturgist, he is helping to strengthen, energize, and liberate faith communities through the ways they worship and sing together.</p> <p>With over 25 years of ministry experience in ecumenical contexts, Paul's skills make him a unique resource to congregations in transition or those experiencing anxiety or conflict. Over the past 8 years, he has accompanied communities with a range of challenges through seasons of discernment and transformation. As the Executive Director of Music that Makes Community, Paul is passionate about modeling and sharing leadership practices that sustain the musical and spiritual life of communities. He mentors and supports an ecumenical network of song leaders across North America who are committed to oral tradition song leadership practices.</p> <p>For almost six years, Paul also served as Director of Music at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, where he invited the community to pray and play through song, collaborating with faculty, staff, and students to curate worship experiences where embodied learning and spiritual formation were prioritized.</p>

Music that Makes Community
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