Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives.
Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives.
Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts.
To equip mature Christian leaders with the skills to launch, lead, and grow a worship ministry.
There are many ways to worship God, but the most common form of worship in today’s Church is through music. Whether you feel called to lead a worship ministry, start a band that reaches out to people in need of grace, or serve as a musician at your home church, this program is designed for you. You will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to lead others in worship of our Savior while putting these skills immediately into practice through a unique, individualized internship.
A maturing relationship with Jesus and a solid base of leadership skills are vital for success as a leader of a ministry. Because of this, the Associates program (ACLM) is required for admission into the Certificate programs.
Upon completion, students will be able to:
Lead a band rehearsal with grace and authority and perform with that band to meet the vision and standards set by the lead Worship Pastor
Evaluate the needs and values of a specific community’s culture and adjust their ministry to attract and engage that culture
Plan a worship set according to the desired “feel” and the sermon topic
Manage a team of volunteer musicians, including investing individually in every musician, designing a healthy group schedule, creating a functional schedule, and enforcing expectations
Create a production sheet that includes second-by-second details of sound, lighting, and video instructions, including effectively-designed transitions
Demonstrate competency in setting up quality lighting and sound systems
Write, produce, and perform a congregational worship song based on Scripture
Demonstrate the ability to pray biblically and confidently with individuals and before a crowd
- Demonstrate the ability raise the energy of a crowd through musical performance techniques