D.W.S. student Cheryl Lindsay preaches on the results of being exposed to Jesus Christ at the DWS 704 class’s service of Healing and Communion in January 2016.
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.
Contemporary followers of Jesus often say that we long for richer experiences of Christian community, but we often struggle with the practices that build up and tear apart our common life. This seminar will explore 4 practices that are at the heart of community living and Christian worship and explore ways in which we can strengthen these practices for worship and community.
The IWS Bibliography has been updated for the January 2016 on-campus intensive, thanks to the hard work of IWS Bibliographer Dr. Mark Torgerson. Recent additions to the bibliography are identified just after the table of contents. The titles mentioned there will also be integrated into the bibliography under the appropriate […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla- After 17 years in Orange Park, FL, the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (IWS) has relocated its campus and operations to Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL. IWS was founded and hosted on the Orange Park campus of Grace Episcopal Church in early 1999. The […]
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 has 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 fifth consecutive year. The prestigious list of contributors in the field of […]
It’s here! The Summer Edition of “Anamnesis!”
Updates from IWS faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Dear IWS Community, on behalf of the trustees, faculty and staff of the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, thank you to all who have generously supported IWS through your gifts of treasure, time and talent! We are grateful for your generosity toward the Lord’s work in and through […]
The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies (IWS) celebrated its 14th annual Commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2015 with the graduation of 37 Masters and Doctoral students. “We are so proud to congratulate our distinguished graduates,” said President James R. Hart, who presided over the Commencement. “Their achievements […]
During the June 2015 session, Chaplain Darrell Harris presented a series of messages on “Yes” focusing on (biblical) aspects of the Virgin Mary’s life. The individual messages (most with video) are available here.
IWS President Jim Hart opened the June 2015 on-campus intensive with an address on the self-emptying of Jesus Christ [Video and Audio].
IWS Professor Dr. Emily Vermilya, preaches on faith and the difficult words of Jesus Christ at the June 2015 Opening Convocation service. Readings: Isaiah 55:1-9 Psalm 63 2 Corinthians 4:1-12 John 6:60-69
The June 2015 update to the IWS Bibliography is out now.