Christian worship is about gathering together, in holy spaces and at special times. How is it possible to bring worship on-line? Our speakers will help us think this through, practically and theologically. This will stay relevant even after the lock-down, as we seek to minister to the house-bound.
Grant Bayliss. Grant is Canon Precentor at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. He was previously Worship Tutor at Ripon College, Cuddesdon. He has organised striking and powerful on-line worship, including the national, on-line Easter Saturday vigil, Rumours of Hope. He brings both years of study of the history and theology of worship and a passion for bringing it on-line.
Simon Rundell. Simon is a Parish priest, blogger, speaker and writer. He is passionate about the sacramental life of the church and the use of digital technology in worship.
Heidi A Campbell. Heidi is Professor of Communication, affiliate faculty in Religious Studies, and a Presidential Impact Fellow at Texas A&M University. She is also director of the Network for New Media, Religion and Digital Culture Studies. Her research focuses on intersections between technology, religion and digital culture, with emphasis on Jewish, Muslim & Christian negotiations with digital media.
Time: 1 June, 3:00-4:15pm.
Place: On-line on Zoom