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09/27/2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alissa Fencsik


This year's Associated Parishes for Liturgy and Mission (APLM) Colloquium will take place at CDSP on September 27 at 7:45 p.m. The presenter will be Dr. Lim Swee Hong, the Deer Park Associate Professor of Sacred Music and the director of the Master of Sacred Music Program at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto, Canada.

Following Lim's presentation, Dr. Jamie Apgar, associate for music at All Souls Episcopal Parish in Berkeley, will give the response.

Before joining Emmanuel in 2012, Lim served as assistant professor of church music at Baylor University. He has also been a lecturer of worship, liturgy, and music at Trinity Theological College in Singapore. He is the director of research for the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada and has served as co-moderator of the worship committee for the 10th General Assembly of the World Council of Churches and as a member of the worship planning committee for the 2011 Ecumenical Peace Convocation sponsored by the World Council held in Jamaica. From 2006 - 2011, he chaired the worship and liturgy committee for the World Methodist Council, which designed and supervised the worship services of the 20th World Methodist Conference in Durban, South Africa.

Lim holds a PhD in Liturgical Studies from Drew University, where his dissertation won the Helen LePage and William Hale Chamberlain Prize for Outstanding Dissertation. He also holds a Master of Arts in Sacred Music from Perkins School of Theology. He completed his undergraduate work in Church Music at the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music in the Philippines.

The APLM Colloquium is free and open to the public and will be recorded.

Location information

Church Divinity School of the Pacific

United States
94709 Berkeley
Ridge Rd 2451