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One of the most inspirational and informative gatherings of worship leaders, the National Worship Leader Conference (NWLC) is a unique event that brings together musicians and songwriters, movers and shakers, theologians and scholars across the worldwide worship community.


Note on Classes: As we finalize the schedule, some classes need to shift so be sure to double check before you arrive.  Also, when you sign up for a class, it does not guarantee your seat. This schedule is available early so you can plan your day! Thanks for your patience and understanding!
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Monday, May 7
 

5:00pm

6:15pm

6:30pm

 
Tuesday, May 8
 

7:45am

8:45am

9:00am

10:45am

11:00am

Basic Vocal Technique Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 127Vonda Dyer • Scott Dyer Drums Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 220Logan Phillips Electric Guitar Boone Business Building: room 115Phil Keaggy Expanding your Palette: beyond keyboards Wakefield Fine Arts Building: keyboard labAlex Zsolt A Beautiful Song: Re-enchanting the Gospel with Objective Beauty in Worship Boone Business Building: room 108Dr. James Hart Active Listening: Lesson for Musicians and Non Musicians McClurkan Building: room 104David Diehl God's House is a House of Prayer McClurkan Building: room 103Dr. C. Dennis Williams How to Build, Maintain and Grow a Healthy Worship Community McClurkan Building: room 100Tim Foot How to Lead Worship in Any Culture McClurkan Building: room 200Nikki Lerner Prayer Time based on the Names of Jehovah Boone Business Building: room 111Dr. Vernon Whaley The Instruments of the Bible: Making Music in the House of Prayer Boone Business Building: room 102Dr. Ron Allen Vertical & Horizontal Worship McClurkan Building: room 102Dr. Craig Gilbert Worship Leader as Prayer Leader Boone Business Building: room 106Eric Byrd Discipling worship leaders Boone Business Building: room 104Ray Jones Getting on the Same Page Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 118Steve & Shawn Reed Laying a Worship Foundation with Preschoolers That Will Last a Lifetime McClurkan Building: room 101Yancy Songwriting Wakefield Fine Arts Building: room 110Darren & Jessie Clarke The Choir is Back! Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 123Mark Hosny The Excellence Idol Wakefield Fine Arts Building: room 210Keith Everette Smith Getting Your Project to Market Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 206Brothers McClurg God's Laws of Communications":AVL and Acoustics/promote engaging and high impact worship Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 224Donnie Haulk Managing Your Aging Technology Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 223Bobby Taylor Technology and Christian Formation McClurkan Building: room 105Dr. Brannon Hancock Video Streaming in a House of Worship Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: Black BoxMark Templeton

11:45am

12:00pm

1:15pm

2:00pm

2:15pm

3:00pm

3:15pm

4:00pm

6:15pm

6:30pm

8:45pm

9:00pm

 
Wednesday, May 9
 

7:45am

8:45am

9:00am

10:45am

11:00am

Electric Guitar 1 Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 206Haley Powers Vocal Coaching Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 127Vonda Dyer • Scott Dyer 4 Steps to Worshiping Like David for Elementary & Preteen Kids McClurkan Building: room 101Yancy A Brief History of Worship in the United States: What Lessons can we learn? McClurkan Building: room 104David Diehl Don’t get caught not improving your skill, part 1 McClurkan Building: room 100Stan Endicott From Passive to Participatory Boone Business Building: room 106Brian Campbell In One Accord: Maximizing the Pastor Worship Leader Relationship McClurkan Building: room 102Dr. Craig Gilbert Leading on Empty - Finding Inspiration when you've lost your motivation Boone Business Building: room 108Dr. James Hart Maximizing the Strengths of Small(er) Churches McClurkan Building: room 105Dr. Brannon Hancock Preparing for Spontaneity McClurkan Building: room 200Nikki Lerner Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs Boone Business Building: room 102Dr. Ron Allen Revival & Worship Boone Business Building: room 111Dr. Vernon Whaley Building and Rehearsing Your Worship Team Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 220Carl Albrecht Discipling Your Team Boone Business Building: room 104Ray Jones Gospel Music and Contemporary Worship; What Can They Learn From Each Other? McClurkan Building: Benson AuditoriumEddie DeGarmo • Nicole C. Mullen • John J. Thompson Six Techniques that will improve the vocal sound of your Praise Team Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 123Mark Hosny The Creative Process of Songwriting Wakefield Fine Arts Building: room 110Meredith Andrews Battle for Your Minds Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 224Donnie Haulk Common Acoustical Issues for Houses of Worship and How to Solve Them Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 223Gavin Haverstick Gear Talk Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 114Steve & Shawn Reed Video Streaming in a House of Worship Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: Black BoxMark Templeton

11:45am

12:00pm

1:15pm

2:00pm

2:15pm

How to deliver a most impactful audio mix in your worship service Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: Black BoxChris Pyron Advanced Vocal Technique Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 127Scott Dyer Drums and Percussion in Worship Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 220Carl Albrecht Electric Guitar 2 Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 206Haley Powers Biblical Models of Worship McClurkan Building: room 104Dr. C. Dennis Williams Building a Healthy Multicultural Worship Ministry McClurkan Building: room 200Nikki Lerner Confirming the Call to Worship Ministry McClurkan Building: room 105Dr. Vernon Whaley Don’t get caught not improving your skill, part 2 McClurkan Building: room 100Stan Endicott Is Everyone Really Welcome in Your Worship Service? McClurkan Building: room 102Dr. Craig Gilbert Prayers of a Community McClurkan Building: room 101Chuck Jr. Smith The Next Generation of Worship Pastors: believe in teenagers! McClurkan Building: room 103Christopher "Taffy" Tafalla What Worship Isn't Wakefield Fine Arts Building: room 210Tasha Layton Advanced Music Director Techniques Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 114Keith Everette Smith How to get a Contemporary Sound Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 118Steve & Shawn Reed Serving, Sabbath and Singing your Story Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 123Vonda Dyer Songwriting Wakefield Fine Arts Building: room 110Audrey Assad • Stu G • Sandra McCracken • Brian Smith • Alisa Turner LED Walls, Multi-Screen and Environmental Projection: for all types of environments and budgets Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 224Donnie Haulk Technical Survival Guide for Worship Leaders Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts: room 223Bobby Taylor

3:00pm

3:15pm

4:00pm

6:15pm

6:30pm