Conference of the CDFB – Sat 25th Sept 2021 – a Zoom & In Person event, open to all

Discipleship & Fellowship

They devoted themselves to the apostles teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:42

The Main Event – Sat 25th Sept

4 workshops presented via Zoom from our Conference Teachers:

  • Anna Gilderson (UC Grace): The Praise of God’s People and When We Gather
  • Paul Haywood (Midlands East): Flags in a Small Space
  • Debby Ward (Bristol & West): Messianic Movement

Taking to heart both halves of the Discipleship & Fellowship theme, the workshops will be aiming to grow the Kingdom of God as we grow the CDFB, with practical topics and ideas we can use in our churches and local groups, plus time and opportunity to rest in God’s presence as we worship and meditate together.

Local In-Person Hub Groups

Are you able to host a small Hub group of local dancers at your church?

  • ☺ You will need a reliable internet connection, laptop & display screen
  • ☺ You will need to comply with any national or local Covid-19 regulations in place
  • ☺ Register your Hub with conference@cdfb.org.uk to receive help with hire costs

Contact Jacqueline via conference@cdfb.org.uk if you’re interested in hosting a Hub Group but want to find out more about how to go about it. Check out the CDFB website to see if there’s a Hub Group near you …!

The Workshop Programme

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship,
to the breaking of bread and to prayer. [Acts 2:42]

Following the Conference theme & verse, our workshop teachers offer the following:

10.00-11.00am - Paul Haywood, Flags in a Small Space
Paul will be exploring how to imaginatively make the best use of the space you have available. Through very practical suggestions, his aim is to facilitate personal worship and intercessory prayer. [NB you will need 2 flags which fit your space. You can buy these from Kingdom Dance Resources or other retailers; borrow from a friend, or contact conference@cdfb.org.uk to borrow from Paul for the day, if you do not have your own.]

11.30-1.00pm - Anna Gilderson, The Praises of God’s People
Join Anna as she teaches a choreographed dance to Inhabit by Leeland. The session will seek to explore and link how Acts 2.46-47 serves as a reminder of the attitude with which we praise God, read his word and respond to serving him with open hearts. There will be moments to create some of your own movement and learn what Anna has created. The dance is suitable for all levels, and movements can be adapted as needed for those that attend. The dance will be choreographed in such a way that if you wish to take it back to your own dance group/ church that would be possible.

2.00-3.00pm - Debby Ward, Messianic Movement
Being able to dance a group dance during lockdown has been a challenge not may of us have resolved. Debby will lead us in a series of Messianic movements that we can use alone in our homes or with others, to feel the fellowship of dance even when we are physically apart.

3.30-5.00pm - Anna Gilderson, When We Gather
Join Anna for a slower and more meditative session when you will learn movements and respond to words from a poem based on Acts 2.42. The poem is based is on the aspect of how we gather, learn and share before God. Including the impact of the breaking of bread and prayer. Part of this session will also include a short reflective time, where you will be encouraged to pause and listen from God.

Conference Hubs

We are thrilled to announce that there are five small hub venues available if you live locally and wish to attend in person.

Each venue is limited to 15 or 20 delegates and it is essential you check availability by emailing Jacqueline conference@cdfb.org.uk before you book.

  • Bristol venue, hub host Anna Arnold, limit 20 places
  • Reading venue, hub host John Usher, limit 20 places
  • Christchurch venue, hub host Heather Collett, limit 15 places
  • Minehead venue, hub host Debby Ward, limit 15 places
  • Farnham venue, hub host Anna Gilderson, limit 15 places

Please note: many churches continue to request that face coverings are worn indoors. We at CDFB want to make these hub groups as safe as possible and therefore are asking the same of all delegates. If you are staying over lunch, please bring your own food/drink, though some venues may offer hot/cold drinks as they are able. The cost per household is £10 (existing members) or £15 (day members), whether you attend a half or full day. A portion of which will go to pay for the venue hire.

How to book

Running from 10.00am until 5.00pm - with workshops of 60 or 90 minutes - the simplicity of this conference day allows you to dip in & out, participating in workshops and social opportunities as your day permits, for a single login price.

Existing members: £10 /device from home or £10 /household to join a Hub group
Day members: £15 /device from home or £15 /household to join a Hub group (including £5 day membership).

(Or why not become a Member, with additional benefits like the twice-yearly magazine Created 4 Dance and free monthly member technique classes, plus receive dance-related news & updates from home & abroad. Click Membership and join now!)

To book use the PayPal button below. Please choose 'Existing members Home Zoom', 'Day members Home Zoom', 'Existing members Hub group', or 'Day members Hub group', please enter a list of the attendees in your Home or Hub group. If attending a Hub, please add the name of the Hub you want to attend at the end of your list of attendees; thank you.

Please email Jacqueline conference@cdfb.org.uk if you have any questions -- thank you.

CDFB Conference 2021
List of attendees

Please note: The 2021 AGM of the CDFB will be held again on Zoom this year, and will take place after the member's technique class on Saturday 9th October at 11.00am. More details, including how to log in, will be issued nearer the time.

ICDF International Conference

Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE: 1st week in August 2022

For the ICDF International Conference in Sweden.

theme: 'I came to give life with joy and abundance
venue: Gullbrannagården, Sweden


Welcome from Scandinavia

Psalto Sweden
Conference Website

At times in their busy lives, the Lord took His disciples aside for them just to be with Him. Do you long to spend a week dancing to Jesus with others from around the world? With joy and expectation, we invite you to the International Christian Dance Fellowship Conference in Sweden the first week of August, 2022!

"Our hope and prayer is that many would find that times of refreshing come from the presence of the Lord as we meet with one another and with Jesus who came to give life with joy and abundance." (Acts 3:20a ESV, John 10:10b The Voice)

The venue is Gullbrannagården, a vacation camping-site and conference facility beautifully located on the south-western coast of Sweden, close to the city of Halmstad. The programme is rich and varied and there will be a special track for children.

Warmly welcome!
Anette, Hilde, Jennifer, Kerstin, Lena, and Patrik
The local organising committee of Psalto, The Christian Dance Fellowship of Scandinavia.