Event Information

Mark your calendar now and plan to attend the Worship 4:24 Conference at Cedarville University on January 29-30, 2016. This conference will be featuring Vertical Church Band of Harvest Bible Church in Chicago, Illinois. Co-sponsored by the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio and the 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 29-30, 2016

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 19): $40.00 per person ($20.00 per student “7th grade – College”)

Regular registration (December 20 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, 2016.

Note for churches: If you wish to pay for multiple registrants with a single check, please select the button "show other payment options" on your group'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.

    Chapel - Vertical Church Band

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

  • Stevens Student Center

    11:30 a.m.

    Networking Lunch with Vertical Church 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 Vertical Church 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

    12:45–1:45 p.m.

    Breakout Session #3 or Lunch

    DMC and Center for Biblical Theological Studies (CBTS)

  • Dixon Ministry Center

    2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Breakout Session #4

    DMC and Center for Biblical Theological Studies (CBTS)

  • Jeremiah Chapel

    3:15–4:00 p.m.

    Closing Session

    DMC – Jeremiah Chapel

Sessions

Friday Workshops

Title Speaker Room
Band
Band Panel Long Hollow DMC 152
Vocals
Take Your Worship Team to the Next Level Sheri Gould DMC 149
Worship Leader
The Names of God in Praise Brad Pilkington BTS 115
12 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Worship Service Rick Muchow BTS 104
Tech
Youth in Production Ministry Rachel Lloyd DMC 159
Creative Arts Panel Lifepoint BTS 101
Becoming More Creative Luke McElroy DMC 103
General
Turning Your Technical Team into Ministry Steve Hamrick DMC 102
Help! There's No One Available to Play Steve Blanchard DMC 162
Writing Congregational Worship Songs Craig Adams, Don Koch DMC 101
Personal Development
Coaching-Men (1–4 p.m.) DMC180A
Coaching-Women (1–4 p.m.) DMC180B

Saturday Breakout 1

Title Speaker Room
Worship Leader
The Senior Pastor/Worship Pastor Relationship Brad Pilkington BTS 115
Unwavering Worship Jake Holmes BTS 206
Developing Volunteers Vertical Church Band DMC Jeremiah Chapel
The Pastor as Worship Leader/The Worship Leader as Pastor Brannon Hancock BTS 116
Band and Vocals
Bass: Fundmamentals Stephen Wilder DMC 152
Guitar: TECH talks Alex Burleson DMC 124
Keyboards - Where do I Begin Gerald Trottman Keyboard Pedagogy
Basic Vocal Technique Sheri Gould DMC 149
Drums: How to Prepare for Sunday Tim Buell DMC 125
Worship Tech
Twenty Things to Better Sound! Doug Gould DMC 164
Lighting 101 Rachel Lloyd DMC 159
The Four Dimensions of Creativity Luke McElroy DMC 103
Using Multi-tracks, loops & Clicks in Worship Loop Community BTS 205
The Visual Worship Leader Aaron West BTS 117
General
Why the Church Gathers for Worship and the Implications for the Singing and Music Joe Byler BTS 203
Songwriting Meredith Andrews DMC 102
Worship Distractions and How to Avoid Them Steve Hammrick DMC 102
Using Band & Orchestra Instruments in a Worship Band Steve Blanchard DMC 162
Lifeway Reading Session Craig Adams, Don Koch DMC 101
The Fun-Filled Life of Children’s Worship Ministry Amy Carmichael BTS 103
Personal Development
Life Coaching sessions available for Men DMC 180A
Life Coaching sessions available for Women DMC 180B

Saturday Breakout 2

Title Speaker Room
Leadership
Multisite Worship Glenn Priest DMC 102
Curves-Turns-Burns: Dealing With the Constant Changes in Ministry Jake Holmes BTS 206
Evaluating For Excellence Rick Muchow BTS 104
The Psalms: Hymnbook of the Church Rick Lee James BTS 115
Worship as Spiritual Formation Brannon Hancock BTS 116
Band and Vocals
Bass: Creativity Stephen Wilder DMC 152
How to be the Worst Guitar Player Ever Alex Burleson DMC 124
The Good and the Bad Keyboardist Gerald Trottman Keyboard Pedagogy
Drums: Playing Dynamic Worship Music Tim Buell DMC 125
Worship Tech
iOS Applications for Worship Doug Gould DMC 164
Creative Processes for the Church Shane Tucker BTS 208
The Heart of an Artist Luke McElroy DMC 103
What's New with MediaComplete Aaron West BTS 117
Theology in Creativity Josh Baker BTS 203
Chapel Tour CU Production Services Group DMC Jeremiah Chapel
Less of Me and More of Him Jon Myers BTS 101
Using Multi-tracks, loops & Clicks in Worship Loop Community BTS 205
General
VBS Music & Motion Daniel Young BTS 103
Drama in Worship Matt Moore DMC 162
That Thing You Do/Focus Craig Adams, Don Koch DMC 101
Personal Development
Life Coaching sessions available for Men DMC 180A
Life Coaching sessions available for Women DMC 180B

Saturday Breakout 3

Title Speaker Room
Leadership
Bi-vocational Joe Brownlee BTS 201
Building Generations of Worshipers Brad Pilkington BTS 115
Choir and Orchestra in Modern Worship John Mohler DMC 164
Essentail Values for Worship Rick Muchow BTS 104
Making Music Together Brandon Waltz DMC 125
Grow Your Team: How to Get More (And Better) Musicians Jon Nicol DMC 124
Band and Vocals
The Good and the Bad Keyboardist Gerald Trottman Keyboard Pedagogy
Worship Tech
Creating for the Creator Ben Howes BTS 117
Women in Production Rachel Lloyd DMC 159
Using Multi-tracks, loops & Clicks in Worship Loop Community BTS 205
Visual Design for Worship: Visual Elements & Principles Aaron Huffman BTS 116
General
The Liturgy of the Church: More than Flow Joe Byler BTS 203
Worship Songs Reimagined Josh Staley DMC 149
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Church Construction Chad Coe DMC 101
Basic M: part 1 Steve Hammrick DMC 102
Creating Direction and Flow in Worship Steve Blanchard DMC 162
How to Create Influence and Engagement in Your Community Online Brian Greenlee BTS 208
An Exercise of the Imagination: Children Worship Ministry Amy Carmichael BTS 103
Personal Development
Life Coaching sessions available for Men DMC 180A
Life Coaching sessions available for Women DMC 180B

Saturday Breakout 4

Title Speaker Room
Leadership
On the Front Lines: Worship and Spiritual Warfare Joe Brownlee BTS 201
The Big 3 Brad Pilkington BTS 115
Creating a Journey of Worship That Leads People to Transformation Jon Nicol DMC 124
The Worship Leader's Worship Life Jake Holmes BTS 206
Discipling Your Band Brandon Waltz DMC 125
Band and Vocals
Breaking It Down Long Hollow Band Panel DMC 152
Take Your Worship to the Next Level Sheri Gould DMC 149
Worship Tech
The Pre-requiste for a Great Mix: Arranging the Band! Doug Gould DMC 164
Created to Create Rachel Lloyd DMC 159
Environmental Projection on a Budget Luke McElroy DMC 103
Using Multi-tracks, loops & Clicks in Worship Loop Community BTS 205
Visual Design for Worship: Color, Imagery & Topography Aaron Huffman BTS 116
What's New with MediaComplete Aaron West BTS 117
True Excellence Jon Myers BTS 101
Theology in Creativity Josh Baker BTS 203
General
Basic M: part 2 Steve Hammrick DMC 102
Providing Multi-Generational Worship Steve Blanchard DMC 162
Motivation for Songwriting Craig Adams, Don Koch DMC 101
VBS Music & Motion Daniel Young BTS 103
Personal Development
Life Coaching sessions available for Men DMC 180A
Life Coaching sessions available for Women DMC 180B

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Keynote Speakers / Musician

Vertical Church Band

Meredith Andrews and the Vertical Church Band

Vertical Church Band isn’t the name of a church. It is an idea.

The idea that worshiping Jesus Christ is best done not when we just sing about Him or what He has done or what He will do in the future. The highest and best worship is modeled by what the angels do: sing to God about God. Vertical.

Vertical Church Band is a collection of people who play every week in places all over Chicagoland as part of Harvest Bible Chapel, a place that believes singing isn’t a warm-up for the sermon; singing is a warm-up for heaven. So the faces may change. The style may evolve. But the aim will stay the same. Vertical.


An avid musician from a very young age, Rick came to know Christ through his love for musical theatre —specifically a high school production of Godspell. He has been using his talent for the Lord ever since.

Rick has been in full-time music ministry since 1979, serving at several churches in California. Most notably, from 1987 to 2012, Rick served at Saddleback Church. Under Rick’s leadership, Saddleback worship ministry grew to provide music, sound, lights, and video for 12 weekly services, requiring more than 1,000 volunteers.

Since 2012, Rick has been leading worship, coaching leaders, and writing articles and worship songs. His website, RickMuchow.com, offers free coaching through practical “Ask Rick” worship articles, daily Facebook and Twitter posts, and a monthly newsletter. Additional coaching with Rick is also available through a coaching subscription, which offers personal mentoring and services designed to enhance a worship leader’s personal ministry.

Breakout Speakers

Craig Adams

Craig Adams

Doug Gould

Doug Gould

Joe Brownlee

Joe Brownlee

Jon Nicol

Jon Nicol

Matt McCoy

Matt McCoy

Matt Moore

Matt Moore

Steve Blanchard

Steve Blanchard

Steve Hammrick

Steve Hammrick

Brad Pilkington

Brad Pilkington

Alex Burleson

Alex Burleson

Ben Howes

Ben Howes

Gerald Trottman

Gerald Trottman

Jacob Holmes

Jacob Holmes

Joe Byler

Joe Byler

Ben Howes

John Mohler

Jon Myers

Jon Myers

Josh Baker

Josh Baker

Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd

Shane Tucker

Shane Tucker

Stephen Wilder

Stephen Wilder

Tim Buell

Tim Buell

Aaron Huffman

Aaron Huffman

Aaron West

Aaron West

Brandon Waltz

Brandon Waltz

Brian Greenlee

Brian Greenlee

Daniel Young

Daniel Young

Glenn Priest

Glenn Priest

Production Services Group

Production Services Group

Rick Lee James

Rick Lee James

Sheri Gould

Sheri Gould

Tim Cremean

Tim Cremean

Amy Carmichael

Amy Carmichael

Josh_Staley

Josh Staley

Brannon Hancock

Brannon Hancock

Chad Coe

Chad Coe

Vendors

Cedarville Worship
Compassion International
Heartsong
Lamp and Light Productions
LifeWay Christian Stores
LifeWay Christian Resources
Loop Community
Orange Thread
State Convention of Baptists in Ohio
Worship Team Coach
Worship MD
Alpha Journeys
Brentwood Builders
MediaShout 6
Froot Group
Wesley Seminary