School of Worship

Our vision as the School of Worship is to equip worshippers as singers and musicians with the knowledge and understanding of God, and excellence in skill. We provide a Biblical framework of worship in the Kingdom of God with a balance of engaging the heart, mind, soul and skill.

This Spring, we are excited to announce that we are offering a 6-Week Intensive Course on Worship! Our heart is that you would be equipped with the tools to grow in your faith and journey in Christ as a worshipper and singer/musician. This will be a pre-requisite to the advanced course that we will provide in the Fall.

Dates:

(Saturdays) February 16, 23; March 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: 1:00 – 3:30PM
Venue: ICA Mini Auditorium (483 King’s Road, North Point)
Cost: $600 (*Does not include any additional materials)

 

Application Process

1. Complete the respective application form that applies to you, with a recent photo of yourself:

A. docxICA Members
B. docxNon-ICA Members

2. Have your pastor fill in an additional pastor’s recommendation form.

*If your pastor is your parent or spouse, ask another member of the church’s pastoral staff to complete the form, and then have them directly send it to us in a timely manner.

3. Acceptance: You will receive an Acceptance/Confirmation Letter from us upon successful application.

You can find the full course details and the descriptions of each session below:

Course Overview

Course Sessions

Week 1

February 16

Session 1: The Worship Team
We'll speak on the vision behind the Worship Team, and the importance of each role and team ministry.

Session 2: Team Dynamics
Understanding and relating to our Worship Team members is key in team ministry. We'll learn the importance of humility in more practical ways.

Week 2

February 23

Session 1: Worship Team Roles
We’ll have a more in-depth look into the importance and responsibilities of each role on the Worship Team

Session 2: Team Management
Managing ourselves and others in a Worship Team is no easy feat. We’ll go into more detail about relating to one another, rehearsals, and so on.

Week 3

March 2

Session 1: The Response to Revelation
We look at worship as a response to salvation and as Jesus reveals Himself.

Session 2: Song Analysis
Regarded as one of the most helpful tools in preparing for our next worship set, we learn how to break down a song and train our ears in the process.

Week 4

March 9  

Session 1: Pursuing the Presence of God
What did God intend for us as His royal priesthood? We delve into the story that surrounded the Ark of the Covenant.

Session 2: Basic Music Theory
Introduction to basic music theory and its application in our Worship Team context. Students will be divided into Level 1 and 2, based on their knowledge and experience.

Week 5

March 16

Session 1: The Congregation
Why do we have to congregate to worship? We offer a deeper look into the importance of community.

Session 2: Basic Music Theory
A continuation of various topics with regards to theory that relates to the Worship Team.

Week 6

March 23        

Session 1: The Role of Media
An overview of the role of media: from sound, propresent and visuals to lights and video, and their importance in modern day worship.

Session 2: Spontaneous Worship
We look at the power of singing the Word of God and spontaneous singing in the Bible and how to further apply it in our sets.

Application Deadline

February 12, 2019

 

Graduation Requirements

The ICA Academy Graduation is an annual event, and in order to graduate, the requirements are as follows:

  • Attendance: 100% attendance is strongly encouraged. However, if need be, 1 absence only is allowed.
    *If there is a foreseeable absence, please let us know beforehand, and we may bring it to consideration.
  • Homework Submission: At least 80% of the session homework must be completed in order to pass.
  • Required Reading (Book Summary & Reflection): This must be completed in order to pass.

 

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