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Worship Team micro-Retreat this Saturday!

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010

Greetings Canaan EM sisters and brothers!

Are you interested in helping with worship service next year? I’d like to invite you to join our Worship Team micro-Retreat this Saturday (9 AM – 2 PM). We’ll have a chance to fellowship and plan for 2011 English service worship. You don’t have to play an instrument or sing to be on the worship team. Have a look at the draft retreat schedule below – and please let Hubert Hsieh [email Hubert] know by Thursday if you will come (the earlier the better – so we can arrange lunch). Any questions, feel free to email or call my cell phone at 510.909.6849!

Hope to see many of you on Saturday! We’ll have a great time!

Tim Tseng

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Worship Team Micro-retreat • Dec. 18, 2010 [DRAFT #3, updated Dec. 15, 2010]
We will meet on the second floor at CTCC

9:00 AM Light breakfast [Shirley Tai brings pastries; Tim brings coffee & drinks; volunteer to make tea?]

9:30 Opening team building activity & devotions (Tim Tseng leads)

10:00 Learning session: “Worship from the Inside-Out” (Russell Yee)

10:40 Discussion groups to reflect on presentation

11:00 Russell Yee summarizes our discussion

11:15 Tim will overview the 2011 calendar of worship activities

11:25 Small groups – develop priorities for 2010 [volunteers for discussion leadership needed]

  • Group one: Strengthening the worship team – Coordinating the events. How to be our best each week? How to raise up new worship leaders? How to blend and/or coordinate our different worship styles?
  • Group two: Improving worship ecology – How can we improve our worship bulletin? How can we better welcome guests and regular attendees? How can we incorporate drama and dance into worship? Shall we incorporate the Christian seasonal colors into worship? What about banners?
  • Group three: Worship space & equipment – what kind of equipment do we need for 2011? How can we improve our worship space on the second floor?

12:15 PM Plenary – share small group discussions. End with prayer, affirmations, and concluding thoughts (Tim Tseng leads)

12:50 PM Lunch [volunteer needed to order lunch] and dismiss OR

>> Optional jam session/skills training time.


About Tim Tseng, Ph.D.

I am Pacific Area Director of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship's Graduate and Faculty Ministries. I'm also a historian, theological educator, and pastor.


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