Welcome to Worship School!

Programme


9:30am Registration

10:00am Main Session 1

11:30am Break

12:00pm Main Session 2

13:00pm Lunch

14:15pm Workshops part i

15:30pm Break

16:00pm Workshops part ii

17:15pm Dinner

19:00pm Session 3 - Evening Celebration

21:00pm End


Workshops & Masterclasses

Workshops Part 1
2.15pm - 3.30pm

Worship Leaders: Choosing Songs - Graham Kendrick
Rose Room, BMECP (3 min walk)
How do we as worship leaders and planners evaluate songs for use in our local worship community, and if we are songwriters, what might cause them to make our songs part of their worship life – or not!

Songwriting: Getting Out of the Blocks - Anna Brading, Jotham Oakley
Main Hall, top floor
A practical workshop for budding songwriters wanting to grow and develop their gift, particulalry looking at generating ideas and keeping them flowing, turning ideas into songs, collaborating and cowriting.

Producing Backing Tracks - Jack Wintermeyer
Spurgeon Room, bottom floor, follow signs
How to introduce backing tracks to your worship team; looking at the practical set up, strategy with songs and arrangements, and how to use tracks to strengthen your team.

Drums (Intermediate) - Nathan Fellingham
Carey room, ground floor

Bass (Intermediate)  - Henry Marsden
Mulberry room, BMECP

Electric Guitar (Intermediate) - John Pastos
Edwards room, middle floor

Keys (Intermediate) - Mike Sandeman
Lagoon room, BMECP (3 min walk)

Vocals (Part i) - Lou Fellingham, Sarah Benton
Whitefield room, middle floor


Workshops Part 2
4pm - 5.15pm

Artists: Called to the Marketplace - Jake Isaac
Rose Room, BMECP (3 min walk)
Looking at being a Christian artist in secular culture, using the gifts God has given you outside the church walls.

Songwriting: Upgrading Your Lyrics - Graham Kendrick
Main Hall, top floor
How to take your 'finished' song and make it even better. A practical workshop for more experienced songwriters, focusing on the art of crafting, revising and honing lyrics to be the strongest they can be

Backing Tracks: Ableton Live Masterclass - Lewis Morgan
Spurgeon room, ground floor, follow signs
How to use Ableton Live to run backing tracks in worship. Looking at different ways you can utilise the software from running clicks, loops and backing tracks.

Drums (Advanced) - Tim Cooke
Carey room, ground floor

Bass (Advanced) - Henry Marsden
Mulberry room, BMECP (3 min walk)

Electric Guitar (Advanced) - Jack Wintermeyer
Edwards room, middle floor

Keys (Advanced) - Mike Sandeman
Lagoon room, BMECP (3 min walk)

Vocals (Part ii) - Lou Fellingham, Sarah Benton
Whitefield room, middle floor


Meet The Team (A-Z)

 Anna is married to Simon and based at Emmanuel Brighton, where they lead the Worship Team together. She has written and co-written many songs for Newday, Kids work and the Church, including  Call You Faithful ,  Move Like This  and  Hallowed Be . She has a heart to connect with the music scene and loves to write pop music. 

Anna is married to Simon and based at Emmanuel Brighton, where they lead the Worship Team together. She has written and co-written many songs for Newday, Kids work and the Church, including Call You FaithfulMove Like This and Hallowed Be. She has a heart to connect with the music scene and loves to write pop music. 

 Graham Kendrick has been described as a ‘father of modern worship music’ whose songs are ‘crammed full of poetic, divine, biblical truth’ that have ‘sculpted a view of God that has impacted generations.’ For more than 30 years he has been at the forefront of Christian music in the UK having written and recorded hundreds of songs, many of which are well known around the world, including  Shine Jesus Shine ,  Knowing You ,  The Servant King  and  Amazing Love .

Graham Kendrick has been described as a ‘father of modern worship music’ whose songs are ‘crammed full of poetic, divine, biblical truth’ that have ‘sculpted a view of God that has impacted generations.’ For more than 30 years he has been at the forefront of Christian music in the UK having written and recorded hundreds of songs, many of which are well known around the world, including Shine Jesus ShineKnowing YouThe Servant King and Amazing Love.

 Henry has spent the last decade touring internationally with worship and pop artists alike- providing bass and keyboard duties for Martin Smith, Worship Central, Tim Hughes and Jake Isaac- even supporting Elton John! He's played on over 45 albums and runs a small record label-  www.bespokerecords.com .

Henry has spent the last decade touring internationally with worship and pop artists alike- providing bass and keyboard duties for Martin Smith, Worship Central, Tim Hughes and Jake Isaac- even supporting Elton John! He's played on over 45 albums and runs a small record label- www.bespokerecords.com.

 Jack has been playing electric guitar in the Newday Band for many years, bringing excellence, hooks and passion in all that he does. Jack is a talented songwriter and producer, working with many people in the industry as well as producing many projects including  Simon Brading 's new album Alive With Worship.

Jack has been playing electric guitar in the Newday Band for many years, bringing excellence, hooks and passion in all that he does. Jack is a talented songwriter and producer, working with many people in the industry as well as producing many projects including Simon Brading's new album Alive With Worship.

 Jake has supported many touring artists such as Elton John, Paloma Faith, Ella Eyre and Angus & Julia Stone. As well as knowing great favour in the music industry, Jake also carries a huge heart for the church and is an experienced, anointed worship leader. He’s also written many songs for the church including Greater Than It All featured on Newday Worship Live 2015.

Jake has supported many touring artists such as Elton John, Paloma Faith, Ella Eyre and Angus & Julia Stone. As well as knowing great favour in the music industry, Jake also carries a huge heart for the church and is an experienced, anointed worship leader. He’s also written many songs for the church including Greater Than It All featured on Newday Worship Live 2015.

 John has a degree in electric guitar and been part of the Newday worship team for the past few years. Based in Emmanuel Brighton, John's musical ear, exceptional music theory and incredible sense of humour make him a dearly valued team player.  

John has a degree in electric guitar and been part of the Newday worship team for the past few years. Based in Emmanuel Brighton, John's musical ear, exceptional music theory and incredible sense of humour make him a dearly valued team player.  

 With a great ear for melody and an incredible talent for penning fresh, creative lyrics, Jotham has emerged as very talented songwriter in the Newday Team such as  Alive With Worship ,  Before the Start  and  You Never Change  to name but a few. Jotham drums regularly at Emmanuel Brighton with a passion for creativity and heart to encounter God.

With a great ear for melody and an incredible talent for penning fresh, creative lyrics, Jotham has emerged as very talented songwriter in the Newday Team such as Alive With WorshipBefore the Start and You Never Change to name but a few. Jotham drums regularly at Emmanuel Brighton with a passion for creativity and heart to encounter God.

 Lewis has been part of the Newday band for the past few years, songwriting, arranging songs, playing drums and percussion. With a huge heart to redeem culture and see young musicians fly in God, Lewis also has huge experience with using Ableton Live for touring bands. He has also been in different touring bands himself, drumming across Europe and the USA.

Lewis has been part of the Newday band for the past few years, songwriting, arranging songs, playing drums and percussion. With a huge heart to redeem culture and see young musicians fly in God, Lewis also has huge experience with using Ableton Live for touring bands. He has also been in different touring bands himself, drumming across Europe and the USA.

 If you’ve spent any time listening to Christian music, the chances are you’ve already heard Lou Fellingham sing. Not only as a songwriter and worship leader but as a woman who has been an ever-present in the music industry for the last 20 years. An internationally known worship leader, six albums into a firmly-established ministry, she is known for her prophetic edge, distinctive voice, unwavering energy to see lives changed through the power of music and word. 

If you’ve spent any time listening to Christian music, the chances are you’ve already heard Lou Fellingham sing. Not only as a songwriter and worship leader but as a woman who has been an ever-present in the music industry for the last 20 years. An internationally known worship leader, six albums into a firmly-established ministry, she is known for her prophetic edge, distinctive voice, unwavering energy to see lives changed through the power of music and word. 

 Mike Sandeman has been involved with worship music for most of his life. He was keyboard player in the band Phatfish for twenty years - during which time he helped lead thousands in worship at events around the world. These days he runs a busy recording studio in Brighton as well as music teaching. He runs a service called Worship Band Advice which involves working with local church worship teams to help them develop their skills and serve their congregations in worship. He is passionate about worship which goes beyond the external trappings and is totally centred on our Amazing God!

Mike Sandeman has been involved with worship music for most of his life. He was keyboard player in the band Phatfish for twenty years - during which time he helped lead thousands in worship at events around the world. These days he runs a busy recording studio in Brighton as well as music teaching. He runs a service called Worship Band Advice which involves working with local church worship teams to help them develop their skills and serve their congregations in worship. He is passionate about worship which goes beyond the external trappings and is totally centred on our Amazing God!

 Nathan is an accomplished session drummer as well as playing on many live worship albums. He has drummed all around the world for various worship leaders including Matt Redman, Stuart Townend, PHATFISH, Lou Fellingham and Newday. His solid and skilful drumming combined with his fruitful songwriting gift uniquely enables him to be a powerful and compelling drummer in live worship.

Nathan is an accomplished session drummer as well as playing on many live worship albums. He has drummed all around the world for various worship leaders including Matt Redman, Stuart Townend, PHATFISH, Lou Fellingham and Newday. His solid and skilful drumming combined with his fruitful songwriting gift uniquely enables him to be a powerful and compelling drummer in live worship.

 Sarah studied Music with Instrumental and Vocal Music Teaching and has a  Masters  in Contemporary Music Performance at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford. She was trained further by tutors such as Bill Bruford (Phil Collins), Mark DeLisser (Leader of ACM Gospel Choir) and Louise Clare Marshall (Jools Holland). Sarah is involved in various band projects, regularly gigs across the country with function bands such as 'Soul Collective', 'The Deloreans' and ACM Gospel Choir. Sarah enjoys performing live the most and has sung with artists such as Beverley Knight, Stacey Solomon, Maverick Sabre, Jake Isaac, Guvna B, Matt Redman, Lou Fellingham, Scouting for Girls, Alexa Goddard and the Newday band.

Sarah studied Music with Instrumental and Vocal Music Teaching and has a  Masters  in Contemporary Music Performance at the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford. She was trained further by tutors such as Bill Bruford (Phil Collins), Mark DeLisser (Leader of ACM Gospel Choir) and Louise Clare Marshall (Jools Holland). Sarah is involved in various band projects, regularly gigs across the country with function bands such as 'Soul Collective', 'The Deloreans' and ACM Gospel Choir. Sarah enjoys performing live the most and has sung with artists such as Beverley Knight, Stacey Solomon, Maverick Sabre, Jake Isaac, Guvna B, Matt Redman, Lou Fellingham, Scouting for Girls, Alexa Goddard and the Newday band.

 Simon Brading has devoted his life to serving the church. As the worship Pastor at Emmanuel Brighton, he has helped to build a vibrant worship team, drawing in a large family of creatives, worship leaders, songwriters and musicians. He also oversees worship at Newday, a significant Christian festival with 7,000 young people gathering every year.

Simon Brading has devoted his life to serving the church. As the worship Pastor at Emmanuel Brighton, he has helped to build a vibrant worship team, drawing in a large family of creatives, worship leaders, songwriters and musicians. He also oversees worship at Newday, a significant Christian festival with 7,000 young people gathering every year.

Food

Because it's only a one day conference, we've kept the lunch break fairly tight, so we'd recommend bringing a packed lunch. But we've left a slightly longer dinner break before the evening celebration if you want to go out and get food...

Here are some of our favourites:

Franco Manca
Sourdough Pizza
10 mins walk

Fatto O Manno
Pizza
3 mins walk

La Choza
Mexican street food
8 mins walk

Bills
Gourmet British
8 mins walk

Meat Liquor
Burger Bar
6 mins walk

There is a McDonalds, KFC, Subway, Dominos, kebab shop, Sainsbury's, Boots and Co-op all within 10 minutes of the Clarendon Centre. Google map it on the day and you'll be winning. 

Albums

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On the ground floor, we have albums for sale: Simon Brading's debut album 'Alive With Worship', new music from Graham Kendrick and more! Grab them whilst your here!

Enjoy

We really hope you enjoy the day, that God speaks to you and this is a meaningful day in your worshipping life. 

Blessings

Worship School Team