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Singing Ourselves Home – A workshop exploring singing for those on the thresholds of life

Sunday 11 August @ 10:30 am12:00 pm

$20 – $25
Trish Watts

Singing at bedsides is an ancient practice that we have almost forgotten. To be remembered, valued and cherished is a sacred act of love. Come and learn songs that calm, comfort & reassure, those who are struggling to live with illness, dying or grief. Imagine a world where all life’s thresholds may be honoured with compassion and shared through song, where kindness is made audible.

A Threshold Choir has started in Newcastle and is based in Adamstown.

“Singing at bedsides is a calling that invites us to be sacred instruments and empowers our voices to be kind, courageous and creative, to feel the spirit moving in us and sometimes to be galvanised into songs”. Kate Munger, Founder of Threshold Choirs www.thresholdchoir.org

Barnes Room (under the Hall – enter from car park)
Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown
Cost: $25/20 – Bookings online at https://www.trybooking.com/BDJCP

Contact for enquiries: Ruth Boydell 0411 165 914

Supported by Adamstown Arts


Trish Watts

Singer/Songwriter, Community Choir Director, Voice Movement Therapy Practitioner & InterPlay Australia Leader. Trish has over 10yrs experience with Musical Direction for the Sydney Threshold Choir and cofounding the Cambodian Threshold Choir in Phnom Penh. She says: ‘Singing softly is highly under-rated. When we sing softly with peaceful loving intention, a prayer of blessing, gratitude and hope rises. We access the tree of life which becomes a sacred communion, an offering shared with others on behalf of others. What is the greatest motivator for humanity? Not money, not wealth, not identity … it is compassion.’

Trish Watts Workshop Singing Ourselves Home

 

Details

Date:
Sunday 11 August
Time:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cost:
$20 – $25
Event Category:
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Venue

Adamstown Uniting Church – Barnes Room
228 Brunker Road
Adamstown, NSW 2298 Australia

Organiser

Adamstown Arts
Phone:
(02) 4957 1887
Email:
info@adamstownuca.org.au
Website:
www.adamstownuca.org.au

– Our church meets on the traditional lands of the Awabakal people, and we pay our respect to elders both past and present –

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