St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Topeka, KS, is hosting its seventh annual Worship Conference that provides continuing education and conversation for pastors, church musicians, and congregation members interested in the song and worship of the Church.
The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Rev. Roberto E. Rojas, Jr., pastor of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Winter Garden, FL. He attended the Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, where he received his M. Div. and STM. During his studies at the seminary, Rojas participated in a year-long exchange program in the Westfield House in Cambridge, England, and also in the Seminário Concórdia in São Leopoldo, Río Grande do Sul, Brazil. He has done a lot of work on liturgy and missions, confessing the faith, and catechesis, and he is also a musician. Rojas currently serves on the Board of International Mission.
2023 Worship Conference
Saturday, August 19, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church (901 SW Fillmore, Topeka, KS)
Cost: $25, lunch included
8:30 – 8:55 a.m. – “Meet & Greet” with coffee and refreshments
9:00 a.m. – Office of Matins
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – Keynote Presentation I
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 p.m. – Breakaway A
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. – Lunch Break
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Keynote Presentation II
2:00 – 2:50 p.m. – Breakaway B
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Hymn Festival: “With Heavenly Joy”
Keynote presentation topics will be updated in May, and information on the breakaways will be available our website August 1. Between our keynote presentations and breakaways, all sessions are designed to pique the interest of church musicians, pastors, and lay people alike.
Registration will open in May.