Worship Matters: Episode 63 - Hybrid Worship & Digital Theology with the Rev. Dr. Andrew Scanlan-Holmes
By Cynthia Wilson
The shape of worship as the pandemic ends continues to change. Many congregations, preachers, and worship leaders are talking about moving forward with what they are calling “hybrid worship,” a blending of online and in-person worship. But is it really hybrid? And what does the future of “hybrid worship” hold for the church? Dr. Scanlan-Holmes, with a background in media and technology as well as theological training, brings a fresh understanding of worship in this new world and raises questions about how churches can navigate this transition time. He is also working with United Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, to develop and Doctor of Ministry in Digital Theology to help equip worship leaders and church tech folk for a changing future.
“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.