Adult Education – Reimagining the role of Music in Worship
Reimagining the Role of Music in Worship.
Saturday November 14, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM:
An exciting special presentation by former Director of
Music at Trinity, Paul Vasile.
Paul is now a freelance church musician, consultant, and composer based in St. Louis.
A multitalented musician and dynamic worship leader, he is committed to building,
renewing, and re-shaping faith communities through music and liturgy.
As the Executive Director of Music that Makes Community, he is passionate about
modeling and sharing leadership practices that sustain the musical and spiritual life of
faith communities. He provides support and resources to an international network of
leaders committed to practices of holistic learning and reflection, grounded in a theology
of welcome and generosity. Additionally, he serves as Director of Music at Eden
Theological Seminary in St. Louis, where he directs the Seminary Choir, collaborates
with faculty and student worship leaders, and serves as a resource to the wider faith
Paul is an inspiring teacher and has been a guest lecturer and worship leader at the
Candler School of Theology, General Theological Seminary (NYC), the Yale Institute of
Sacred Music, Princeton Theological Seminary, Union Theological Seminary (NYC),
and Vanderbilt Divinity School. He has also curated notable concert series, arts events,
and educational programs exploring the intersection of music and spirituality.
Committed to expressing and exploring faith in new ways, Paul composes sacred music
that expands and enriches the church’s language of praise and prayer. His music is
represented in several denominational songbooks and resources, including Glory to
God, All Creation Sings, and the forthcoming Mennonite hymnal Voices Together.