The Institute for Worship Studies recognizes the importance of assessing how well students are doing in their degree programs, and how effective the Institute for Worship Studies is in the pursuit of its institutional goals. Here is the latest summary of our findings: The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship […]
The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (IWS) has been reaffirmed for Accredited Status by the the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). IWS is the only higher education school in North America focused exclusively on training church leaders through graduate level worship education.
The evidence of faithful worship is measured by how it fosters lives that reflect the God we worship, especially in the stewardship of power.
The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies announced several changes to its faculty during the biannual “Town and Gown” event during the January 2015 On-Campus Intensive Session. Dr. Dinelle Frankland and Dr. Donna Hawk-Reinhard were approved as permanent faculty members, Ms. Susan Massey was appointed as Library Director (with […]
The DWS 704P Practicum class of the January 2015 session led a Eucharistic Healing service of worship on the night of Tuesday, January 13. Printed Order of Worship Sermon: Draw Near to Christ, Our Light [Sam Horowitz] Offertory: The Light of God in Jesus Comes [Words & Music: Michael Francis […]
Chaplain Darrell Harris spoke to us on the message—messages!—of the Epiphany season. The series was titled, “Star Fire: The Deep Dive & Saving the Best for Last.” Thursday – Go Tell It On the Mountain (Gn 22:9-19) [Direct Download]: Friday – See How the Star-wheel Turns (Gn 1:14-18; Job 38:1-7; […]
Dr. James R. Hart, IWS President, opened the January 2015 session with an address on right Worship. Embedded player:
The January 2015 update to the IWS Bibliography is out now.
Three current students took home first, second, and third place in this year’s Video Contest!
IWS will sponsor a community-wide Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at New Grace Church in Fleming Island. This event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is a traditional choral worship service composed of a stirring collection of Advent hymns and carols, interspersed between Scripture readings. The service is intended to heighten the expectation of the coming celebration of Christmas. Featured are the IWS Community Choir, local musicians, pastors and community leaders. A reception will follow.
Thank you to all who have partnered with us in our mission to renew the Church through worship. Please take a moment to read our Annual Report and catch a glimpse of what we’re up to worldwide!
ORANGE PARK, Fla- Worship Leader Magazine recently honored the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies as one of the top educational programs currently influencing Christian Worship by awarding it the “Best of the Best” distinction for the fourth consecutive year. The prestigious list of contributors in the field of […]
Register now for the Carla Waterman Worship Seminar!
Trustee David Witt has died following years of service to IWS.
The IWS Community Newsletter: Summer 2014 Edition