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Worship Matters: Episode 43 - Songs of Faith and Freedom for the Liturgy

By Cynthia Wilson

Dr. Kim Harris joins Drs. Cynthia Wilson and Diana Sanchez-Bushong of the Worship Team to discuss the tradition and use of African American Spirituals in worship today. Dr. Harris is Assistant Professor of African American Thought and Practice in the Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University. She is a liturgist, composer, and expert in spirituals and freedom songs. To help churches effectively use this vast musical tradition, Dr. Harris has composed Welcome Table: A Mass of Spirituals (see http://www.drkimharris.com/welcome_table_000.htm for more information). Join us for this lively conversation around the rich heritage of spirituals and freedom songs.

“Worship Matters” is a podcast from the worship team of Discipleship Ministries, designed to deal with the intricacies of planning worship each week. Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Wilson, Executive Director of Worship Ministries and the Director of Liturgical Ministries; Dr. Diana Sanchez-Bushong, Director of Music Ministries; and Dr. Derek Weber, Director of Preaching Ministries, this podcast explores how to plan worship using the common lectionary while creating worship experiences and series that are engaging, relevant, and adaptable for any church setting.

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