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The Brooklyn Tabernacle Music Conference 2018
Music Ministry
October 5th — 7th, 2018
Multi-day Event
  • 17 Smith Street, Main Sanctuary


Dear friends,

We are pleased to invite you to join us for our 2018 Music Conference here at The Brooklyn Tabernacle later this year. The theme for this year is "I Am Reminded." We have added some new and exciting elements for this year’s conference, and we are believing that this will be a life-changing event for all the participants.

Please mark your calendars and feel free to share the news about our conference with friends and colleagues who are involved in Christian music ministry of any kind. Help us spread the word so that many in the body of Christ may be encouraged.

Everyone attending the conference will be learning new songs with The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, worshiping the Lord collectively, and enjoying times of prayer so that we could be better equipped to touch more lives with the love of Jesus.

We’re looking forward to seeing you this October 5th — 7th as we celebrate God’s faithfulness and drink in fresh blessings for our lives.  

Sincerely in Christ,

Carol Cymbala

Individual Pricing:

Early Bird Pricing: $90 per person (before April 30th, 2018)
Regular Pricing: $105 per person

Group Pricing (10 or More):

Early Bird Pricing: $80 per person (before April 30th, 2018)
Regular Pricing: $95 per person

To register, click the "Register Now" button above.

Friday, October 5th

10:00 AM Welcome Reception for Conference Attendees
  Registration Begins:
   Fulton Street Lobby — On-Site Registration
1:00 PM Opening Session: Carol Cymbala
2:00 PM General Session I: Shane and Shane
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM General Session II: Pastor Jim Cymbala
4:00 PM Dinner on Your Own*
7:00 PM Rehearsal with The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Return to Hotels after Rehearsal

Saturday, October 6th

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Praise & Worship: Shane and Shane
9:30 AM General Session III: Bradley Knight
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Breakout Sessions:
     For Musicians: Bradley Knight
   For Choir Directors and Choir Members: Carol Cymbala
12:15 PM Lunch On Your Own*
2:00 PM General Session IV: Giveaways and Q&A
3:00 PM Personal Ministry Time: Pastor Jim Cymbala and Carol Cymbala

Sunday, October 7th

8:30 AM Designated Groups Arrive
9:00 AM Worship Service
10:30 AM Designated Groups Arrive
11:00 AM Worship Service
12:30 PM Designated Groups Arrive
1:00 PM Worship Service
*A map & list of restaurants will be provided
Carol Cymbala

Carol Cymbala

Music Director
The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Pastor Jim Cymbala

Pastor Jim Cymbala

Senior Pastor
The Brooklyn Tabernacle

Bradley Knight

Bradley Knight

Orchestrator, Arranger & Speaker

Shane and Shane

Shane & Shane

Guest Worship Artists 

For special rates and accommodations please contact Parris Group at Protravel International:
Telephone: 973.396.5203

Q: What do I do when I arrive for the conference?

A: Please make your way to the 17 Smith Street church entrance. You will then be directed to our registration team located in the Mezzanine Lobby. You will be given further instructions upon check-in.


Q: What if I arrive late or have to leave early?

A: We will have late registration available. Upon arrival, please visit our Information Table located in the Smith Street Lobby for check–in. In the event that you have to leave early, you will still be able to participate in any remaining sessions. Be sure to always wear your lanyard, as it grants you access to all conference activities.


Q: Is there a dress code for the conference?

A: We are not enforcing a particular dress code; however, we do encourage modesty at all times.


Q: Can I switch to a different service than the one I selected to sing with the choir?

A: Due to our stage capacity and high volume of responses from registrants for each service, we kindly ask that you adhere to the service in which you have been placed, ensuring your ability to sing with The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.


Q: What do I do with my luggage on Sunday?

A:  We encourage everyone to inquire about luggage storage options at their hotel. We will be providing luggage storage on Sunday. This service will be offered to all registrants only during the service for which they are scheduled to sing. For any other service you choose to attend on Sunday other than the one for which you are scheduled, you will need to plan accordingly to secure storage for your luggage.  Please see one of our volunteers (wearing a teal t-shirt) for direction and assistance.

Q: Is parking available?

A: Yes. Parking can be found at the following parking lot:

Edison Parking - 718.403.0046

160 Livingston Street

Discount parking is available after 3pm. For information on current rates, please contact the number above or call the church at 718.290.2000.

There is also free parking (no meters–first come first served) on Sundays on Atlantic Ave, Schermerhorn Street, and State Street.

Q: Are there restaurants in the area?

A: Yes! There are plenty of options from which to choose. During the dinner break on Friday and the lunch break on Saturday, there will be volunteers in the Smith Street Lobby holding street signs, directing you to the main streets where plenty of restaurants can be found. Enjoy! For a preview of restaurants in the area, click here.



A: Yes, we will give full refunds up to 30 days prior to the event (August 29th).  

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