“Worship Wars Peace Talks” is the theme of the 2015 Canadian Rockies Theological Conference April 14-17 at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre in Canmore, Alberta, just outside of the beautiful Banff National Park.
The conference will feature presentations by traditional Lutheran liturgical scholars and a contemporary Christian musician as well as discussions and dialog between the presenters and participants.
Contemporary music will be represented by Steve Bell, a singer-songwriter and guitarist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is among the best-known Christian musicians in Canada and is an accomplished songwriter and record producer.
Traditional music and liturgy will be represented by the Rev. Dr. Amy Schifrin and the Rev. Dr. Frank Senn. Dr. Schifrin is President of the North American Lutheran Seminary and Director of the NALS Seminary Center, and Associate Professor of Liturgy and Homiletics at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pa. Dr. Senn is a Lutheran pastor, liturgical scholar, and Senior of the Society of the Holy Trinity.
Steve Bell will also perform a concert on the Wednesday night of the conference.
Conference registration cost is $300 (CDN) until March 13 ($330 CDN thereafter) and includes breakfast and lunch each day. A special hotel room rate of $110 (CDN) is available to conference participants.
Click on the links below for the registration materials (including costs and hotel information) and a conference schedule.
Booking your hotel accommodations:
Participants in the CRTC who are staying in the hotel must book their room directly with the Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre in Canmore Alberta, as directed by the website.
More information is available on Facebook or by contacting Pastor Karl Johnsen at 780-433-7082 or firstname.lastname@example.org.