A black church music summit will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at First African Baptist Church located 23 Montgomery Street – Savannah, Georgia at 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Rev. Thurmond N. Tillman is the pastor. The Black Church Music Summit will address the following topics: 1) Praise & Worship Music in 21st Century Worship, 2) Pastor/Music Relationship, 3) A Spirit filled Music Ministry, 4) Appropriate Music for Worship and MORE! The music summit will culminate with a video recording of hymns, praise and worship music and black church heritage songs. The video recording is free and open to the public at 3:00 PM.
Two anointed vessels will be our facilitators; Professor Rose Marry Griffin of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Professor Griffin is artist-in-residence at Voorhees College and National Youth Director for the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses. Mr. David Shape is State Music Director for the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, Inc.
Rev. Dr. Clarence “Teddy” Williams is the summit host and will facilitate discussions on church music in the black church. Williams is Pastor of the Pilgrim Baptist Church of Savannah, Moderator of the Berean Missionary Baptist Association, Inc., Former Vice President of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Music Auxiliary and Assistant Chapter Representative for the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Inc. There is a wave of music that is moving our worship services from edifying to entertaining. Come join the discussion.
If you are a church choir member, music director or clergy with a desire to become knowledgeable about current trends in church music, you should attend this black church music summit.
For information and registration, visit www.clarencewilliamsmusic.com or call (912) 604-7475.