Gathering

By Benji Carey-Smith

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Gathering

Project 2014-12-05 18:30:37 +1300

What is Gathering....

Gathering is a project centered on an album of likely 12 songs I plan to record in 2015 which focus towards the gathering together of Christians to worship God and celebrate the gospel of Good News - much needed homegrown worship songs that capture the togetherness and unity we have through our common faith. Gathering together is a crucial part of the Christian life and as part of our expression of worship towards God. Hebrews 10:24-25 (ESV) says: 'And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.'

They will be congregationally-suited songs which are easier to pick up and learn. This builds on an album I produced late 2012 called 'To Him Be The Glory' and since have shared around churches in NZ through three church ministry trips during 2013 and 2014.

 Accompanying this will be a website that includes resources like chord sheets, lyric sheets, lead sheets, and song stories - along with a blog.

The Plan....

The plan is to record the album around October/November 2015 over a few weeks, and will include the involvement of several other musicians/singers also. A Dunedin friend will record, mix, and master the album. An album cover and website will also be designed. The plan is to also produce posters, as well as a music video for at least one of the songs.

The aim is for release by December and then I will be undertaking several church ministry trips around the country to take out and teach the songs in various settings. The album will be sold on my website, and as we travel around churches during the ministry trips.

Supporting the project....

The costs include the different initial costs for release - producing the album (including recording, other musicians, mixing, and mastering), travel costs, artwork, website, a music video etc. The target won't cover all the costs but it will go a fair way towards helping!

 

It would be great to have your involvement and support in this project - the various rewards are a small way of saying thank you for that. And hopefully you will recieve further benefit through the music that we're able to produce and use to help encourage God's people to lift their hearts and voices in praise to Him - the God of all grace! And please let others know about it too!!

 

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Pledgers 11

Russ Hodson
2015-02-14 18:00:56 +1300

"Wishing you every success with this project Benji- R & J Hodson"

Carolyn Sims
2015-02-14 12:25:35 +1300
Andrew Harrex
2015-02-14 10:00:58 +1300
Anonymous pledger
2015-02-14 02:31:17 +1300
Richard Dawson
2015-02-10 11:50:49 +1300
Tom Broughton
2015-02-08 20:57:13 +1300

"This looks awesome Benji. All the best brother :) "

Simon Carey-Smith
2015-02-08 16:44:55 +1300
Jeremy Carey-Smith
2014-12-17 17:07:25 +1300
Gaynor McCartney
2014-12-17 01:40:28 +1300
Tehila Gonen
2014-12-15 22:48:47 +1300
Anonymous pledger
2014-12-15 17:52:14 +1300

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Gathering

Project 2014-12-05 18:30:37 +1300

What is Gathering....

Gathering is a project centered on an album of likely 12 songs I plan to record in 2015 which focus towards the gathering together of Christians to worship God and celebrate the gospel of Good News - much needed homegrown worship songs that capture the togetherness and unity we have through our common faith. Gathering together is a crucial part of the Christian life and as part of our expression of worship towards God. Hebrews 10:24-25 (ESV) says: 'And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.'

They will be congregationally-suited songs which are easier to pick up and learn. This builds on an album I produced late 2012 called 'To Him Be The Glory' and since have shared around churches in NZ through three church ministry trips during 2013 and 2014.

 Accompanying this will be a website that includes resources like chord sheets, lyric sheets, lead sheets, and song stories - along with a blog.

The Plan....

The plan is to record the album around October/November 2015 over a few weeks, and will include the involvement of several other musicians/singers also. A Dunedin friend will record, mix, and master the album. An album cover and website will also be designed. The plan is to also produce posters, as well as a music video for at least one of the songs.

The aim is for release by December and then I will be undertaking several church ministry trips around the country to take out and teach the songs in various settings. The album will be sold on my website, and as we travel around churches during the ministry trips.

Supporting the project....

The costs include the different initial costs for release - producing the album (including recording, other musicians, mixing, and mastering), travel costs, artwork, website, a music video etc. The target won't cover all the costs but it will go a fair way towards helping!

 

It would be great to have your involvement and support in this project - the various rewards are a small way of saying thank you for that. And hopefully you will recieve further benefit through the music that we're able to produce and use to help encourage God's people to lift their hearts and voices in praise to Him - the God of all grace! And please let others know about it too!!

 

Comments

Hey! Thanks for checking out this project.

We haven't made any updates yet, follow us if you want to be notified when we do.

Russ Hodson
2015-02-14 18:00:56 +1300

"Wishing you every success with this project Benji- R & J Hodson"

Carolyn Sims
2015-02-14 12:25:35 +1300
Andrew Harrex
2015-02-14 10:00:58 +1300
Anonymous pledger
2015-02-14 02:31:17 +1300
Richard Dawson
2015-02-10 11:50:49 +1300
Tom Broughton
2015-02-08 20:57:13 +1300

"This looks awesome Benji. All the best brother :) "

Simon Carey-Smith
2015-02-08 16:44:55 +1300
Jeremy Carey-Smith
2014-12-17 17:07:25 +1300
Gaynor McCartney
2014-12-17 01:40:28 +1300
Tehila Gonen
2014-12-15 22:48:47 +1300
Anonymous pledger
2014-12-15 17:52:14 +1300
This campaign was successful and got its funding on 14/02/2015 at 6:00 PM.