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Tuesday, July 3
 

9:00am

IMD Direction for Directors: Effective Choir Directing Techniques
Target Audience: Choir Directors

Course Description:
To build a strong choir of blended voices who can both minister to the congregation and lead them in worship, you must build a strong team of skilled directors. Choir directors must build their own skills before they can effectively lead a choir.  While there are various styles among directors, there must be a clear communication with choir members to ensure accurate song delivery. This session is a fun and interactive experience, fostering hands-on practice of techniques.

Course Outline
I. Personal preparation and training
II. Song selection and delivery
III. Conducting
IV. Collaborating with musicians and lead singers
V. Maintaining a spiritual atmosphere


Tuesday July 3, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am
Convention Center Room 104
 
Wednesday, July 4
 

9:00am

IMD Leadership Lab Part 1 for Regional Presidents and VPs and Jurisdictional Ministers of Music
Target Audience: Regional and Jurisdictional Leaders

Course Description:
 This class is open only to Regional Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Jurisdictional Ministers of Music.  As a Q&A panel session, it offers an opportunity for candid discussion, hard questions, clear guidance, and strategies for success. Facilitators include Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, Dr. Janice Craig, Dr. Cynthia Benning, Pastor Alvin Coleman, and Elder Kevin Beamon.
 
Course Outline
I. Opening Remarks and Introduction of Panel members
II. Q&A session topics may include:
     A. Our Levitical Mandate in Music Ministry
     B. Leading with Vision and Purpose in Music Ministry
     C. What Accountability and Integrity in Music Ministry Looks Like
     D. Creative Resources for Music Ministry
     E. Maintaining an Effective and Holistic Structure
III. Closing Remarks from Our President, Dr. Judith Christie McAllister
IV.  Prayer


Wednesday July 4, 2018 9:00am - 10:15am
Westin 1st Floor Congress Room
 
Thursday, July 5
 

9:00am

IMD The Great Balancing Act: When Music Isn’t All You Do
Target Audience: Music Ministers, Leaders & Officers

Course Description:
Can you sing, dance, pray, teach, preach, coordinate and lead worship? How do you determine which of these areas should be your focus? How do you balance it all? This class will explore these questions concerning those with multiple gifts and different callings in ministry. Participants will learn how to find balance, submit to leadership, wait on God’s timing, and allow the Lord to show them when it’s time to shift, transition, and much more.

Course Outline: 
For everyone to who much is given, from him much will be required… Luke 12:48)
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them.  Ecclesiastes 12:1
I.       What are your gifts?
II.      What does it mean to have balance?
III.     Avoiding frustration in ministry?
     A.    Planning and preparation
     B.    Find others to help you do what you do?
Iv.     The role that prayer plays in maintaining balance


Thursday July 5, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am
Westin 1st Floor Congress Room
 
Friday, July 6
 

9:00am

IMD Leadership Lab Part 2 for Regional Presidents and VPs and Jurisdictional Ministers of Music
Target Audience: Regional and Jurisdictional Leaders

Course Description:
 This class is open only to Regional Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Jurisdictional Ministers of Music.  As a Q&A panel session, it offers an opportunity for candid discussion, hard questions, clear guidance, and strategies for success. Facilitators include Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, Dr. Janice Craig, Dr. Cynthia Benning, Pastor Alvin Coleman, and Elder Kevin Beamon.
 
Course Outline
I. Opening Remarks and Introduction of Panel members
II. Q&A session topics may include:
     A. Our Levitical Mandate in Music Ministry
     B. Leading with Vision and Purpose in Music Ministry
     C. What Accountability and Integrity in Music Ministry Looks Like
     D. Creative Resources for Music Ministry
     E. Maintaining an Effective and Holistic Structure
III. Closing Remarks from Our President, Dr. Judith Christie McAllister
IV.  Prayer


Friday July 6, 2018 9:00am - 10:15am
Westin 1st Floor Congress Room