Worship for the World celebrates Pentecost—the gift of the Holy Spirit—raising awareness of worship from around the world and equipping pastors, worship leaders and their teams to develop intercultural worship in their context.

Oct. 5, 2017

10am – 3pm (Prayer open room 9:00 am)
Logos Baptist Church, Mississauga
6955 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga

At this gathering we will meet for worship, group discussions and short talks that will encourage catalysts to return to their networks and churches to share vision and resources.


Speaker: Dr. Melissa Davis

Dr. Melissa Davis has served as a Worship Leader for twenty years, a minister of music for over twenty-five years in the GTA and abroad, and both a vocal instructor and choir conductor for over twelve years. She has worked in crafting weekly worship services that serve multi-ethnic, multi-generational congregations. She is also an accomplished concert soloist and conductor. Currently she serves as the Assistant Professor of Music & Worship Arts at Tyndale University College.


1. World Music and the Church

Facilitator: Cid Latty & TBC (tentative)

What are the biggest hurdles to developing inclusive worship and how might we overcome them? How can church leaders encourage a greater openness? What intentional steps can we take? What strategies have you used to develop a good welcome?

2. Leading Worship in a Multi-Ethnic Community

Facilitator: Rev. Dr. Tim Tang

What’s your story, hopes and dreams? Join the conversation.

3. An overview of inspirational & gospel songs and how a ‘call & response’ can encourage participation.

Facilitator: Dr. Melissa Davis

Round Table Discussions

Four Key Questions as we move forward

Facilitators: Tim Tang, Freddy Lam, Lou Leung, Steven Bakai

  1. ‘How does our ethnicity impact upon the way we see the world and therefore how we worship’ Tim Tang
  2. ‘What kind of worship would young people welcome?’ Freddy Lam
  3. ‘How can we embrace the arts in our worship? Lou Leung
  4. ‘What resources do we need to help us develop intercultural worship?’ Steven Bakai
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9:00 Prayer room opens
10:00 Welcome
10:15 Opening worship
11:00 Workshops
12:00 Lunch break and prayer room
12:45 Round Table: Four Key Questions
2:15 Summary of feedback
2:45 Concluding remarks and worship

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