Joint Liturgical Group

of Great Britain

Events & Conferences

The Joint Liturgical Group is organising a series of day conferences on aspects of worship.


Shaping Our Worship II

We shape our worship, our worship shapes us.

Wednesday 13 September 2017
St Aloysius Parish Centre, Euston, London
£25 per person including lunch
Shaping Our Worship (pdf)
Martin Foster

Shaped by Art

Graham Maule is a Resource Worker for the Wild Goose Resource Group. He is an artist, designer and occasional hymnwriter, who is drawn to imagining and researching space – or rather, place, sign, symbol, song, performance and the event of ritual in lay training and involvement.

Shaped by Music

Andrew Carwood is the Director of Music at St Paul’s Cathedral, the first non-organist to hold such a post since the 12th century. A singer by training he is also the Artistic Director of the early music ensemble “The Cardinall’s Musick”, which he founded in 1989. He is known for the scholarly and entertaining way in which he introduces and narrates concerts, breaking down barriers between audience and performer, allowing the music to speak in an even more eloquent way.

Shaped by the Sound and the Story

Geraldine Latty’s musical worship journey has taken her from Australia to the Albert Hall, from street parties to cathedrals. Her music fuses, Soul, Gospel, Blues, World, Jazz, Classical and Rock. She works as a songwriter, performer, vocal coach and choir director, and she lectures on the Music and Theology degree program at London School of Theology. She has a wealth of experience leading choirs which she uses to help train and teach others in her ‘Sing Gospel Workshops.

Carey Luce is the Head of Music at Alpha Prep School in Harrow. He has worked in a wide range of musical contexts and plays piano, keyboard, bass, drums and guitars. After graduating from Goldsmiths’ College he was a church music director, alongside working as a freelance professional musician and educator.

Shaping Our Worship I

The first event was held on Tuesday 7 March at St Aloysius, Euston and included the fllowing contributions:

Shaped by the Word of God

Tom O’Loughlin is a Catholic Priest and Professor of Historical Theology at the University of Nottingham. He has a special interest in the history of scriptural interpretation, and recent books include ‘Gildas and the Scriptures: Seeing the World through a Biblical Lens’, and ‘Making the Most of the Lectionary’.

Shaped by Space

Graham Fender Allison, Resourcing Worship Team Leader for the Church of Scotland, presented some of the work they do to help congregations works with and develop their church buidings..

Conversations in Worship

A new resource being piloted in Scotland designed to assist groups in exploring their encounters with God and their experiences of worship. What if our stories shed light on, or had something to say to, our patterns and practices of worshipping together