Decorating Time

The Psalms of Artisan
June 2 – June 30, 2019

“Music is how we decorate time” - Jean-Michel Basquiat
Artisan embraces the arts as a means of expressing our faith lived-out.  Whether we are experiencing complete elation or total despair, music helps us put words, sounds and textures to our most intimate moments.  Yet, we assume that creation of music is limited to a select few.  In this series, we will explore the art of songwriting and find the songwriter in all of us.  We will use the three moments of the Psalms (the Hebrew songbook) as a roadmap and invite along some more experienced songwriting sojourners to join us.

Message line-up:

6/2
How We Decorate Time: Sounds of Orientation
Rev. Matthew Martin Nickoloff
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An introductory sermon by our friend Rev. Matthew Martin Nickoloff to our series Decoration Time: The Psalms of Artisan.

6/9
This is The Sound of One Voice: Songwriters’ Panel
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Songwriters’ panel discussing song writing solo, in community, with faith and without.

6/16
Is There Anybody Out There: Sounds of Disorientation

Ambient Workshop with immersed style music.

6/23
The Great Gig In The Sky: Ambient Co-Creation

“Remix & Appropriation”, how Jesus and Paul were ‘remixing’ the Old Testament and how musicians have remixed music—and what the pitfalls of this approach can be.

6/30
Who We Are Now: Sounds of Reorientation
Rev. Matthew Martin Nickoloff

An series closing sermon by our friend Rev. Matthew Martin Nickoloff about music as worship in all aspects of life (not just Sunday).

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