Join CCS Ambassador Slats Toole for a presentation on the basics of leading paperless music. Pulling from their experience as the pastor of a small church, a worship leader who understands how and when technology can fail, and a musician who believes in the importance and power of congregational singing, Slats will walk you through why you should always have a few paperless songs in your back pocket and how to lead them.
Date: Monday, November 23rd, 2020
Time: 3PM Eastern (60 to 90 minutes)
Location: Zoom Webinar
Cost: Free (registration required)
Slats Toole is a musician, writer, educator, preacher and theater director/sound designer based in Minneapolis, MN They are an active member of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and have had formative experience in Baptist (CBF and Alliance), United Methodist, Episcopal, and Reformed churches They hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a Master of Divinity and Certificate in Theology, Women and Gender from Princeton Theological Seminary They serve on the Friends of NEXT Church team, and are the resident sound designer for the In[heir]itance Project
Slats’ Lenten poetry series has been compiled in the collection Queering Lent, and their work has also been published in “History of Hymns”, Call to Worship, Sacramental Life, and The Presbyterian Outlook They have been a featured guest artist with A Sanctified Art Slats has led workshops on expansive language and queer theology (with a particular emphasis on gender identity) throughout the United States and Canada Slats’ work centers around creating space in the church where all are welcomed, embraced, and loved