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Multicultural Worship Week

The Multicultural Worship Week is for anyone interested in understanding multicultural worship and the relationship between music, worship and culture.

Date: 28 - 31 May 2024

Location: On campus

Who is the week for?

The Multicultural Worship Week (4 days) is for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of multicultural worship and in particular the relationship between music, worship and culture.

This campus based course engages with the concepts and practicalities of Christian worship music around the world with application both to non-western church contexts and multi-cultural worship settings. Listening and song sessions will give exposure to different world musical styles and practical exercises will be readily applicable to a variety of worship environments. You will also develop some skills to encourage the development of “heart music” so that you can use this knowledge for the benefit of worship in your church or ministry setting.

What do the topics include?

  • Heart Music

  • Worship and Culture - Principles and Case Studies

  • Song Texts-Case Study, Analysis

  • Group Song Writing

  • Song Creation Workshops

  • Multicultural Worship

  • Facilitating Indigenous Songs

  • World Music Regions

Course Tutors

Ian Collinge

Ian Collinge trains people in culture-appropriate music. He helps people to develop multicultural and intercultural worship. Ian is the founder of Arts Release a ministry of WEC International.

Jill Ford

Jill is the Arts Programme Leader at All Nations and teaches modules in multicultural worship.

Together they deliver the multicultural worship week.


Library Resources

All Nations has one of the finest mission libraries in the country with over 50,000 volumes as well as a wide range of journals and audio visual material. Free Wi-Fi is available in all the buildings.

For those studying virtually, readings are supplied by college online and any additional reading you would like from our library catalogue may be accessed by emailing our librarian.


We have a range of comfortable single, twin and double bedded rooms. Although our rooms are not en-suite, all rooms have wash basins. Baths and showers are located near each room. Towels and bed linen are provided. All meals are served in the college's cafeteria. Special diets can be catered for, please give notice when booking.

Closing date for registration: 1pm on 20th May 2024



Residential Rate: £332

Non-residential Rate: £268

Costs are payable on application.

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