Focus Workshop @ Yakima
Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join the Focus Worship Team and other innovative Northwest church leaders at the Yakima Foursquare Church on May 18th for a special Focus Workshop. With sessions that will engage everyone from drummers to guitarists and technical directors to worship directors, you don't want to miss out on this opportunity for your whole worship team to grow together, to be challenged and to be inspired.
Schedule and Detailed Session Descriptions
9:00 AM Doors open for registration and checking in
9:30 Main Session Auditorium
Speaker: Dave Dartnall
This will be a vision-stretching, team-building, service-planning session designed to help your entire team move forward together in creating God-honoring and life-changing worship experiences for your church family.
10:45 Break-Out Sessions
Playing Drums for Worship Daniel Dartnall Room # I
The ministry of percussion and how it relates to engaging in worship together. We will be covering the principles of playing in a band, serving the band by keeping time, tools to use, counting off, and appropriate use of technique.
Playing Bass Guitar for Worship Tim Sedgwick Room # K
The ministry of playing bass guitar and how it relates to engaging in worship together. Principles of playing in a band, serving the band by being in tune & grooving with the drummer, tools to use, and appropriate use and development of technique.
Playing Guitar for Worship Doug Wight Room # H
The ministry of playing guitar and how it relates to engaging in worship together. Principles of playing in a band, serving the band by grooving with the drummer and bass guitar player, tools to use, and appropriate use of technique.
Playing Keyboard for Worship Josh Cavallo Room # G
The ministry of playing keyboard and how it relates to engaging in worship together. Principles of playing in a band, serving the band by providing essential tones, tools to use, and appropriate use of technique.
Singing & Leading as a Vocalist for Worship Koby Orr Room # F
The ministry of singing and how it relates to engaging in worship together. Principles of singing in a band, serving the band by delivering the content of our communication to God and the congregation, tools to use, and appropriate use of technique. Effective methods of communicating with the congregation as the leader and/or background vocalist.
Mixing Sound for Worship Jeremy Engel Room # DThe ministry of mixing sound and how it relates to engaging in worship together. Principles of mixing a band, serving the band by providing monitor signals and/mixes, tools to use, and appropriate use of mixing controls and parameters.
Slides Production for Worship & Preaching Kayla Reynolds Room # C
Come learn about the creative process behind producing quality slides. The system that is in place between your worship team & media team, and the right technique for slides technicians to use during worship. We will also be covering the different presentation software options currently available, and the best choice for your church to use today.
11:45 Break-Out Sessions
Drums for Worship II Daniel Dartnall Room # IPreparing for rehearsals, working with the leader, communicating with the audio team, transitioning to the next song, playing with dynamics, leaving space in the song, delivering the song, developing your chops, expanding your rhythmic palate, caring for equipment, tuning the kit/dialing in patches, useful gear and resources.
Bass Guitar for Worship II Tim Sedgwick Room # K
Preparing for rehearsals, working with the leader, communicating with the audio team, locking in the groove with the drummer, listening to tonal structures in the band, leaving space in the song, delivering the song, developing your chops, useful gear and resources.
Guitar for Worship II Doug Wight Room # H
Preparing for rehearsals, working with the leader, communicating with the audio team, utilizing the percussive capabilities of a guitar, strumming with the groove, keeping time for the band when the drummer drops out, use of arpeggios, palm-mutes, harmonics, and color chords, listening to tonal structures in the band, playing in your space, leaving space, the wisdom of not over-playing, playing with dynamics, delivering the song, developing your chops, useful gear and resources.
Leading Worship Koby Orr Room # F
Preparing for rehearsals, working with band members, communicating with the audio team, catching a God-given vision for life-changing moments during worship services, designing & planning worship services, attracting and focusing the attention of the congregation on Jesus, developing leadership and communication skills, useful gear and resources.
Advanced Keyboard Playing Josh Cavallo Room # G
Creating your own arrangements based on the makeup of your worship team. Learning how and when to use various patches, like “B-3” organ with/without the “Leslie,” grand piano, electric piano, combinations, ethereal pads, and even classical instrument sounds.
Audio Training for Worship Jeremy Engel Room # A
Developing a vision for delivering the best audio mix possible for those who are in the room. Defining the best mix and best mixing practices for worship. Delving into essential controls like gain structure and EQ. Digging into DSP (digital signal processing) like compression, limiting, gates, and effects. Organizing work flow with logical channel assignments, routing, and sub mixing. Discovering what worship leaders are looking for and determining how to deliver it in the context of an ever-expanding team of audio technicians.
The Lead Pastor's Role in Worship Ministry Dave Dartnall Room # C
What you need to know about worship ministry in order to accomplish your vision for worship through your worship pastor/leaders and teams.
The Basics Behind Video Production Brok Duffield Room # B
We will be diving in to the world of video production. We will be covering aspects from what gear to use, to the creative process behind filming all kinds of videos, to the shooting style and getting the right angles. We will also show you how to utilize all this art in your Sunday Morning services.
Lights and Media for Worship Nick Campfield Room # D
The ministry of stage lighting and media projection, and how it relates to engaging in worship together. Principles of visual space usage, serving the band and congregation by providing visual content and light, tools to use, and appropriate use of projection techniques.
12:45 PM Lunch
1:45 PM Main Session AuditoriumSpeaker: Micahn Carter
Creating God-Honoring & Life-Changing Experiences
2:45 Break-Out Sessions
Purchasing Audio, Visual, and Lighting Systems Dave Dartnall Room # C
A step-by-step approach for deciding what you need and how to get it, without wasting money. We live in a culture which demands the best of technology, which can be very expensive. The challenge is sifting through the sea of possible solutions and finding those which actually perform well for yoursituation, while not breaking the bank.
Drums & Bass Class Dan Dartnall & Tim Sedgwick Room # I
Creating the rhythmic and musical foundation for a worship band. Discovering the magic of being “in the pocket” and getting in the “groove.” This is what makes the amazing difference between a band with members who play well, and a worship team which plays well together. Understanding how to help the audio team deliver the sound you have in mind and dynamics you will play.
Electric Guitar, Gear, & Tone Class Doug Wight Room # G
Learning how to match the patch to the song. Hearing the differences of various effects by themselves and how they sound with the rest of the band. Discovering how to tweak tone and what pedals and other gear will get you there. Learning how to improvise for soloing in order to set up the next part of the song. Understanding how to play with other guitars in the mix, and how to help the audio team deliver the sound you intend and dynamics you play.
Beginning Electric Guitar Josh Cavallo Room # K
An introduction to electric guitar playing.
Creating Your Own Worship CD Koby Orr Room # BLearn how to produce your own worship CD. We will go through each step of the process from vision to completion.
Media Team Development Matt Brown Room # DBuilding a God-honoring media team from the ground up. We will be covering all the aspects of getting a media team built for your church, what to look for in people for that team. Also, covering how to sustain that volunteer servant heart with the media team and continuing to grow it and see God bring that team alive.
3:45 PM Closing Worship & Prayer Auditorium
*Doors Open for Registration and Check-In at 9:00 AM
**The Workshop includes lunch and will conclude at 4:00 PM.
***For more information, contact us at Focus Worship or Yakima FourSquare
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