Dr. Amy Davis Abdallah

Dr. Amy Davis Abdallah to Teach During January Term

IWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Amy Davis Abdallah to teach DWS704 this coming January alongside Dr. Reggie Kidd. Dr. Davis Abdallah has a Ph. D. in Liturgical Studies from Drew University. She is Professor of Theology and Bible at Nyack College, as well as Seminary Worship Professor at Alliance Theological Seminary.
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January ’22 Session to be Held on Campus

IWS will hold all nine courses (MWS 501–504 and DWS 701–801) on its campus January 5-12, 2022, under protocols necessary to emphasize student and staff safety.
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The Worship Architect, Award-Winning Book by IWS Professor Constance Cherry, Updated and Expanded for 2nd Edition

IWS Professor Dr. Constance Cherry’s award-winning The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services (Baker Academic) has been updated and expanded. The enhancements in this second edition include new content on global worship and worshiping during a pandemic, major updates related to worship styles and worship music, and more. As...
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2021 Virtual Commencement

IWS held its second Virtual Commencement ceremony September 4, 2021, to honor the Summer 2021 graduates. These 36 new alumni, representing 8 nations and 4 continents, have brought worship renewal around the globe, and we congratulate them for persevering to finish their degrees in the midst of such trying circumstances. The video below features special...
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Anamnesis 46: August 2021

The summer edition of our alumni newsletter, with articles and updates from Alumni Director Kent Walters, President Jim Hart, Trustee Eric Bolger, and other faculty and alumni
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Videos from Spring 2021 Webinars

IWS Worship Webinars: Live Discussions with the Author The purpose of IWS webinars is to provide ongoing education, worship resources, and inspiration for worship planners and leaders. Each session included a presentation by the author of a recently published book followed by a discussion based on questions asked by the attendees. A series of four...
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Student Achievement and Institutional Effectiveness [October 2021]

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 as of Summer 2021: The Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies...
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Dr. Steve Huntley

Dr. Steve Huntley, Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning, to Retire

Dr. Steve Huntley, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, is retiring after more than ten years of service to IWS, and over 20 years of involvement as a volunteer, host family and consultant.
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2020 Virtual Commencement

Join us in recognizing the tremendous achievements of the graduating class of 2020! As is traditional for IWS, we include a presentation of Isaiah 6:1-8 from the graduates.
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Interactive Webinar with Glenn Packiam: Cultivating a Sacramental Imagination

Interact LIVE with Glenn Packiam, May 1, 2021 — discuss how God uses ordinary experiences to cultivate their mission and their brokenness to bring healing to the world.
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2020 Graduate Recognition to be Held April 24

You are warmly invited to attend a unique virtual commencement celebrating the graduating class of 2020. These 34 graduates, representing 8 nations and 3 continents, have brought worship renewal around the globe. Please join us in honoring them and their many accomplishments!
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