Forming Hearts, Creating Art 2012

One day worship conference put on by the Fred Bock Institute of Music

The one-day worship conference serves as a place for those involved in church worship leadership to be challenged, inspired, and discover new resources for worship ministry leadership. Along with institute director Dr. Ed Willmington, special guests will be composers Mark Hayes and Rawn Harbor, Fuller Seminary president Dr. Richard Mouw, and pastor/musician team Ken Fong and Christine Allen.

Discover resources for creative worship and look at theological and pastoral issues related to worship…thoughtful and practical! $75….***special note: If you are a full registration worship musician, you may bring your pastor for FREE! Online registration is closed but you may pay with cash or check at the conference.

Dr. Richard J. Mouw has served as president of Fuller Theological Seminary since 1993, after having served the seminary for four years as provost and senior vice president. A philosopher, scholar, and author, Mouw joined the faculty of Fuller Theological Seminary as professor of Christian philosophy and ethics in 1985. Before coming to Fuller he served for 17 years as professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is the author of 17 books, including The God Who Commands, The Smell of Sawdust, He Shines in All That’s Fair, Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport, Praying at Burger King, and most recently, an expanded and revised edition of Uncommon Decency: Christian Civility in an                                              Uncivil World.

Mark Hayes is an award-winning concert pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. His personal catalog, totaling over 800 published works.. Mark received a Bachelor of Music degree summa cum laude in Piano Performance from Baylor University in 1975.He has conducted the SWACDA & MCDA Community & Church Honor Choir and served as guest conductor at Carnegie Hall featuring his Te Deum and Magnificat. In June 2010 Mark released his first CD of original songs titled “All Is Well.”


Ronald D. (Rawn) Harbor has been traveling the country as liturgist, musician, and lecturer in the interplay of music in ritual liturgy ― the drama in worship. Mr. Harbor has studied liturgy or music at Furman University, Howard University, the Catholic University of America and at Georgetown University, Catholic Theological Union; and the Franciscan School of Theology of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. Mr. Harbor is presently director of liturgy and music at the Franciscan School of Theology and serves as Pastoral Associate/liturgist at Saint Columba Catholic Church in Oakland, California.

Rev. Dr. Ken Uyeda Fong is originally from Northern California and earned his M.Div. in theology (1981) and his D.Min. in Asian American church growth (1990) from Fuller Seminary. He joined the staff of Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles in 1981, becoming the senior pastor in 1997. Through the books, articles and blogs he writes and the numerous events where he speaks, Ken is widely respected today as one of the leading Christian thinkers and innovators who is pursuing a new-humanity-in-Christ model rather than an ethnocentric one.


Christine Allen earned her M.Div. with a concentration in Worship and Music Ministry from Fuller Seminary. Upon graduating in Dec ‘10, she was hired as the Worship Director at Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles where her musical sensitivity, creative energy and pastoral heart are being used to the full.





2012-02-11; 8:30am-4:30pm


Dr. Richard Mouw

Mark Hayes

Ronald D. (Rawn) Harbor

Rev. Dr. Ken Uyeda Fong

Christine Allen

135 North Oakland Ave.

Pasadena, CA

135 N Oakland Ave, Pasadena, CA 91182