Conversations and Explorations with Friends by the Sea: Worship in the 21st Century

ConExp-Beach.jpgThe Centre for Music, Liturgy and the Arts (a Ministry Centre of the South Australian Synod of the Uniting Church in Australia) is running a conversational event over three days offering the opportunity to talk, explore, and think deeply and widely about why and how we worship in our churches and communities now and into the future.

When: 8–10 October

Where: St Andrew’s by the Sea, Jetty Road, Glenelg, South Australia


  • Libby Byrne is a visual artist, art therapist, and theologian. She will offer participants the chance to have a go at art making.
  • Malcolm Gordon is a songwriter and minister in the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. He will offer guidance to those wanting to engage in song writing.
  • Mark Pierson is a minister in the Baptist family of Churches in New Zealand. He will lead sessions in curating worship and events that integrate the arts and faith.
  • Charissa Suli is one of the National Consultants in the UCA’s National Assembly’s Resourcing Unit. She will offer space to think about and create worship that encourages and honours diversity.

Key presenters will not only start conversations but also offer the opportunity to work with them in creative spaces.

For more information and bookings, visit here.

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