The pre-conference will feature Karen Westerfield Tucker, Professor of Worship at Boston University. The theme for the pre-conference is Church Music and the Christian Year. This pre-conference will be held on NTS Campus on September 25th from 1-5pm.


Pre-Conference is FREE, but please complete the registration for the pre-conference so we can track attendance.


Pre-Conference Schedule
Monday, September 25, 2017

Prelude Eleanor Whitsett

1-1:15: Welcome Dana Preusch, Director Center for Pastoral Leadership and Dr. Steve McCormick, NTS Professor of Historical Theology

1:15 – 2: The Christian Year and Its Music: Origins Dr. Karen Westerfield Tucker

2 -2:15: Questions and Answers

2:15-2:30: Coffee Break

2:30 – 3:15: Church Music and the Christian Year: The Wesleys and their Spiritual Descendants Dr. Westerfield Tucker

3:15-3:30: Questions and Answers

3:30-4: Break

4:00- 4:45: Church Music and the Christian Year: Is It Relevant? Dr. Westerfield Tucker

4:45 – 5:00: Questions and Answers

5:00: Closing Benediction – Dr. Andy Johnson, Professor of New Testament, NTS Lectures Coordinator