Musician Jorge A. Lockward will speak on The Word became Flesh, the Flesh becomes Song: A Latino Reading of Worship at the next convocation at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). The lecture is on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 11:30 am in Benbow Hall of The Brossman Center on the LTSP Campus, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119. The lecture is free and open to the public.
A native of the Dominican Republic, Mr. Lockward has served as Global Praise Program Coordinator for the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church since January, 2000. He was a committee member of the Spanish Language United Methodist Hymnal, Mil Voces para Celebrar, and has served as consultant on Global Music for several denominational hymnals. He is the editor of Tenemos Esperanza, a trilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, English) songbook and recording of congregational song from Latin America published in 2003 by GBGMusik. He is also the co-founder and conductor-in-residence of Cántico Nuevo (New Song), a worship-and-arts ecumenical project in New York City.