Worship Conference

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Topeka, KS, is hosting its sixth annual Worship Conference to provide 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 the Rev. Sean Daenzer, the Director of Worship and Chaplain at the International Center of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in St. Louis, Missouri. He formerly was pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Barney, North Dakota, and of Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend, North Dakota. He is a 2012 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2022 Worship Conference
Saturday, August 13, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church (901 SW Fillmore, Topeka, KS)
Cost: $20, lunch included

  9:00 – 9:25 a.m. – “Meet & Greet” with coffee and refreshments
  9:30 a.m. – Office of Matins
10:05 – 11:05 a.m. Keynote Presentation I – Lutheran Worship: Happy or Sad? By Rev. Sean Daenzer
11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Breakaway A (TBD)
12:00 – 12:40 p.m. – Lunch Break
12:40 – 1:55 p.m.Keynote Presentation II – Spiritual Care as the Aim of Church Music By Rev. Sean Daenzer
  2:00 – 2:50 p.m. – Breakaway B (TBD)
  3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Vespers with Organ Recital by Timothy Schreiber

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.

To register for the conference, please fill out the registration form here. Please complete your registration by August 10. There is the option of online payment here, and payments may also be made by mailing them to the address above or by bringing them to the conference when you arrive.

Please contact Bethany Johnson (bjohnson@stjlcms.org or 785-354-7132 ext. 3) for further questions.