Exploring indigenous worship music

Exploring indigenous worship music

Enjoying music from Global Ministries partners Pacific Theological College in Fiji and Silliman University in the Philippines offers a unique cultural experience that highlights the rich musical traditions of these regions. At the Pacific Theological College in Fiji, music is an integral part of the community, blending traditional Fijian rhythms and harmonies with contemporary worship styles, creating a vibrant and soulful experience. Meanwhile, Silliman University in the Philippines showcases a diverse musical heritage, featuring performances that range from indigenous Filipino folk music to modern compositions, reflecting the country’s dynamic cultural landscape. Both institutions use music not only as a form of worship and celebration but also as a way to foster community, preserve cultural heritage, and promote cross-cultural understanding.

Exploring Indigenous Worship Music in Fiji and the Philippines

Silliman University

Silliman University is a leading Christian institution dedicated to total human development for the well-being of society and the environment. Its mission integrates Christian faith with academic learning, nurturing fellowship, and promoting growth and excellence to strengthen character, competence, and faith. The university fosters an enlightened social consciousness, a deep sense of justice and compassion, unity among people, and national development.

Pacific Theological College

Based in Suva, Fiji’s capital, the Pacific Theological College is a unique regional and ecumenical institution that has been offering academic programs since 1965 to serve the churches of the Pacific Islands. The college plays a crucial role in shaping and guiding the theological responses of the churches within the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC), addressing significant political, economic, and social issues in the region from a Christian Gospel perspective.

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