Event Information

Mark your calendar now and plan to attend the Worship 4:24 Conference at Cedarville University on January 30-31, 2015. This conference will be featuring Jared Anderson and band of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Co-sponsored by the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio and Cedarville University Department of Music and Worship, this conference is designed to equip worship leaders, musicians, bands, praise teams, choirs, tech crews, and students to be effective leaders.

Where

Cedarville University
251 North Main Street, Cedarville,
Ohio 45314

When

Friday and Saturday,
January 30-31, 2015

Registration

The Worship 4:24 conference requires each attendee to complete a registration form for each attendee to be completed online or call 1-877-CEDARVILLE (233-2784).

Cost

Super Early Bird registration (September 1 through October 31): $30.00 per person ($20.00 per student “7th grade – College”)

Early Bird registration (November 1 through December 20): $40.00 per person ($20.00 per student “7th grade – College”)

Regular registration (December 21 through January 18): $49.95 per person ($30.00 per student “7th grade – College”)

*Registration fees are due by and are nonrefundable after the deadline on January 18, 2014.

Note for churches: If you wish to pay for multiple registrants with a single check, please mark “Pay by Postal Mail” on each attendee’s registration and then send your check and registrant’s names to:

Event Services
Cedarville University
251 N Main St
Cedarville, OH 45314
Please do not re-register when wanting to exchange or change your registration. All changes must be submitted by email to events@cedarville.edu or by phone at 1-877-CEDARVILLE (233-2784). Please include name of registrant, contact information and your desired changes. We will be happy to help in any way that we able.
  • Dixon Ministry Center

    9:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

    Conference Check-In

    Dixon Ministry Center (DMC)

  • Jeremiah Chapel

    10–10:50 a.m.

    SGA Chapel

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

  • Stevens Student Center

    11:30 a.m.

    Networking Lunch with Jared Anderson and Band
    (pre-registration is required; limited seating available for 50)

    Stevens Student Center (SSC)

  • Jeremiah Chapel

    1–4 p.m.

    Leadership Workshops
    (preregistration required)

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

  • Alumni Hall

    6–7 p.m.

    Conference Check-In

    DMC – Alumni Hall

  • Jeremiah Chapel

    7 p.m.

    Evening of Worship with Jared Anderson and Band
    (the concert is free and open to the public)

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

  • Dixon Ministry Center

    8–10 a.m.

    Conference Check-In
    (complimentary beverages available)

    Dixon Ministry Center (DMC)

  • Jeremiah Chapel

    8:30–9:30 a.m.

    General Session

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

  • Center for Biblical Theological Studies

    9:45–10:45 a.m.

    Breakout Session #1

    DMC and Center for Biblical Theological Studies (CBTS)

  • Dixon Ministry Center

    11 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Breakout Session #2 or Lunch

    DMC and Center for Biblical Theological Studies (CBTS)

  • Center for Biblical Theological Studies

    12:15–1:15 p.m.

    Breakout Session #3 or Lunch

    DMC and Center for Biblical Theological Studies (CBTS)

  • Dixon Ministry Center

    1:30–2:30 p.m.

    Breakout Session #4 or Lunch

    DMC and Center for Biblical Theological Studies (CBTS)

  • Jeremiah Chapel

    2:45–3:30 p.m.

    Closing Session

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

Session Descriptions

More information coming soon!

Friday Breakouts

Title Speaker Room
The Mechanics of Worship Kenny Lamm TBA
More than Music: 13 Things Rick Muchow TBA
Pastors Mark Smith TBA
Songwriting Jared Anderson TBA
Spirit and Truth Kirk Kirkland TBA
A Biblical Case for Visual Worship Orange Thread/Luke TBA
Creating and Understanding Chord Charts for Your Praise Team and Band Chris Sammond TBA
Building a Biblical Worship Service Dave Bickers TBA
Copyright 101 Christy Kohnle TBA
Tech Thing Doug Gould TBA
Story-Driven Media Doug Gould TBA
Personal Development
Counseling-Men (1–4 p.m.) Duane Floro/Steve Hopkins TBA
Counseling-Women (1–4 p.m.) Cathy Pound/Heidi Frye TBA

Saturday Breakout 1

Title Speaker Room
Worship Summit Part 1 Kenny Lamm TBA
Pastoral Leadership Mark Smith TBA
Essential Values God Look for in a Worship Leader Rick Muchow TBA
Worship Team Part 1 Kirk Kirkland TBA
The 21st Century Church; Resources and Technology Chris Sammond TBA
Worship Leader Jared Anderson TBA
Bass Guitar Band TBA
Drums Band TBA
Lead Guitar Band TBA
Acoustic Guitar Band TBA
Keyboard Band TBA
Multi-Screen and Environmental Projection on a Budget Orange Thread TBA
TBA Doug Gould TBA
TBA Matt McCoy TBA
Children's Choirs Doug Morgan TBA
Small Church/Big Worship Jon Nicol TBA
Multicultural Worship TBA TBA

Saturday Breakout 2

Title Speaker Room
Worship Summit Part 2 Kenny Lamm TBA
The Staff as Worship Leaders? Mark Smith TBA
The Worship Service Makeover Rick Muchow TBA
TBA Jeff Berry TBA
Gospel-shared Gatherings Phil Wing TBA
Bass Guitar Band TBA
Drums Band TBA
Lead Guitar Band TBA
Acoustic Guitar Band TBA
Keyboard Band TBA
Tour of Chapel Cedarville Production Services Group TBA
TBA Matt McCoy TBA
Story-Driven Media Class (repeat from Friday) Josh Lyon/Shift Worship TBA
VBS Music Preview Doug Morgan TBA
Copyright 101 Christy Kohlne TBA
Songwriting Jared Anderson TBA

Saturday Breakout 3

Title Speaker Room
TBA Jeff Berry TBA
What I Wish My Senior Pastor Understood About My Ministry Dave Bickers TBA
Sacred Rhythms: Worshiping Through the Seasons Brannon Hancock TBA
Worship Team Part 2 Kirk Kirkland TBA
Music Style Transitions: The Worship Leader's Toolkit Chris Sammond TBA
Bivocational Worship Leaders Joe Brownlee TBA
Beginning Vocals Susan Plemons TBA
Becoming More Creative Orange Thread TBA
Using Multi-Tracks, Loops, and Clicks in Worship Matt McCoy TBA
Does Live Video Streaming Fit Your Philosophy of Ministry? Brett Bzdafka TBA
Worship Kid Style Jackie Lee TBA
Church Blanket License Christy Kohlne TBA
Worship Leading Choir Roger O'Neel TBA
TBA Logos TBA

Saturday Breakout 4

Title Speaker Room
Worship with Limited Resources Kenny Lamm TBA
The Worship Leader as Pastor Brannon Hancock TBA
How to Live a Life of Worship Rick Muchow TBA
Worship Team Part 3 Kirk Kirkland TBA
Assembling a Creative Arts Team Chris Sammond TBA
Farming Leaders Phil Wing TBA
Easy Arranging for Any Size Band Jon Nicol TBA
Using Instruments With Your Praise Band Joe Brownlee TBA
Advanced Vocals Susan Plemons TBA
Telling Story With Space Orange Thread TBA
TBA Doug Gould TBA
TBA Matt McCoy TBA
TBA Zach Cochran TBA
Children's Choirs (repeat session 1) Doug Morgan TBA
Lifeway Reading Session Roger O'Neel TBA
Bringing Guest Artists to Your Church Jeff Berry TBA
Drama Works Matt Moore TBA

Keynote Speakers / Musician

Jared Anderson

Jared Anderson


Jared is a Christian artist based at New Life Church in Colorado Springs,Colorado. He is a founding member of Desperation Band and has written worship songs such as “Rescue”, “Amazed”, and “Great I Am”. Jared and his wife Megan have 4 children and are in the process of adopting two more little ones from Haiti. You can keep up with all these happenings at jaredanderson.com.

Pastor Mark Smith

Pastor Mark Smith


Mark Smith is a man who loves God, loves His people, loves to preach the Word, and loves to grow God’s Kingdom. He has a true pastor’s heart and his passion for preaching is evident in his preparation, delivery and genuine love for people.

Mark is 55 years old and has been married to Toni for 35 years. They have two grown sons, both of whom have also followed God’s call for ministry. A native of Columbus Ohio, he has spent the last 31 years pursuing God’s call through preaching, teaching and music ministries.

Prior to coming to First Baptist Jackson, he served for 8 years as the senior pastor of Murdock Baptist Church in Port Charlotte, Florida, seeing that church steadily grow from 140 to nearly 1,000 in attendance. As a devoted expositor of God’s Word, he has a heart for advancing God's Kingdom through discipleship and missions

Mark spent the first fifteen years of ministry as a music and worship pastor, serving churches in Ohio and Georgia. In 1992, God's call changed his direction of ministry, and he began to prepare at Ashland Theological Seminary for the ministry of preaching and teaching. Mark graduated from ATS in 1998 with a Master's degree in Christian Education. His undergraduate degree is in Music Education from Ohio State University in 1987.

Breakout Speakers

Dave Bickers

Dave Bickers

Kirk Kirkland

Kirk Kirkland

Chris Sammond

Chris Sammond