The 2014 California conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to California (Cathedral of Faith) next year: July 28-30, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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The 2014 California conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to California (Cathedral of Faith) next year: July 28-30, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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Please note: Workshops are being finalized. 
Please check back for updates!
NWLC 2014 California Schedule

The 2014 California conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to California (Cathedral of Faith) next year: July 28-30, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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Customize your schedule! Choose workshops from the following list of tracks:

LEADERSHIP

  • 8 Things You Can Do Now to Improve Your Congregation’s Worship – Dr. Marva Dawn
  • A Vision for Worship – Ben Cantelon and Luke Hellebronth, Worship Central
  • Big Box Makeover : Transforming a Box Into A Dynamic Worship Space – Duke DeJong, CCI Solutions
  • Building A Gospel-Centered Worship Culture – Scotty Smith
  • Building teams that Last! – Todd Brown
  • Creating a Culture of Listening – Evan Wickham
  • Getting Your Church to Sing – Dave Burns
  • Helping Churches Navigate Transitions – Wayne Mancari
  • I’m A Worship Leader, Now What? – Rich Kirkpatrick
  • Inductive Worship Leading: How to Invite People to OWN Their Response to Jesus – Tim Timmons, Courtesy of Essential Worship
  • Leading a Small Church – Steve Reed
  • Mentoring: It’s Not What You Think – Stan Endicott, Slingshot Group
    The Worship Service Makeover- Rick Muchow, Courtesy of Ultimate Ears
  • Presentation vs. Performance: Where’s the line? -With the Worship Together Band
  • Speaking to One Another: The Space in Between – Dr. Tony Payne
  • Student-led Worship Teams – Steve Reed
  • Teaching Kids to Worship –TBA
  • Team Growth & Volunteers – Rich Kirkpatrick
  • The Authentic Leader – Ben Cantelon and Luke Hellebronth, Worship Central
  • The Journey of Worship: Reaching the Same Destination in Every Season – Meredith Andrews, Courtesy of Word Worship
  • Vertical and Horizontal Worship – Dr. Craig Gilbert

WORSHIP STUDY

  • …And What About the Laments – Dr. Ron Allen
  • Biblical Worship: Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs – Dr. Ron Allen

PERSONAL GROWTH

  • Coaching: Loving Your Job – Stan Endicott, Slingshot Group
  • Discover God’s Will: Five Factors That Will Change Your Life Forever – Thom O’Leary
  • Fuel the Dream – Debby Berry
  • The Way of a Worshiper: How to Stay Motivated for Ministry – Buddy Owens

WORSHIP PLANNING

  • Balancing What’s ‘New and Hot’ with ‘What’s Us and What’s Not’ – Tim Foot, Slingshot Group
  • Creating Flow in Worship – Don Fugate
  • Organization and Planning for the Creative Mind – Aaron Stewart, Planning Center Services
  • Singing as Communication – Dr. Craig Gilbert

SONGWRITING

  • Song Discovery Panel
  • Songwriting – Tim Timmons
  • Songwriting – Tommy Walker

BAND

  • Acoustic Guitar in Worship: Steel & Nylon String – Erick Hailstone, Yamaha Corp of America
  • Bass Guitar: How to Play Beyond the Chart – Scott Clay
  • Beyond the Piano: Expanding Your Pallet – Ed Kerr, Yamaha Corp of America
  • Drums: Tuning, Timing & Technique – “Joey Jams” Flores
  • Electric Guitar – Erick Hailstone, Yamaha Corp of America
  • Electronic Percussion in the Church – Bob Sabellico & Raymond Massey, Pearl Corporation
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Keyboard – Ed Kerr, courtesy of Yamaha Corp of America
  • Leading Effective Worship Team Rehearsals – Phillip Edwards, MultiTracks.com
  • Using MultiTracks in Live Worship – Phillip Edwards, MultiTracks.com

VOCAL ARTS

  • Ensemble Singing – Scott & Vonda Dyer
  • Vocal Coaching – Scott & Vonda Dyer
  • Vocal Harmony Ear-Training For Singers – Cedric Tsang
  • Vocal Style – Scott & Vonda Dyer
  • Vocal Technique – Scott & Vonda Dyer

CHOIR

  • Children’s Choirs that Grow Worshipers for Life – Christy Semsen, Word Music
  • Enlisting the Worship Army – Word Music
  • Youth Choirs Cause Your Church To Grow! – Stan Endicott, Slingshot Group

VISUAL ARTS

  • Building Better Presentations – Camron Ware
  • The Theology of Technology – Scott Cody
  • The Visual Worship Leader – Dave Fry, Mediashout
  • What is Environmental Projection? – Camron Ware

TECH TEAM

  • Lighting For Worship – Understanding Lighting Basics – Duke DeJong, CCI Solutions
  • Live Streaming A to Z: For Basic and Advanced Broadcasting – Michael Smith, ChurchStreaming.tv
  • Lowering Stage Volumes: Clarity for the Congregation and the Worship Team – Tony Flammia, Worship MD
  • Microphone Applications for Modern Worship – Tony Flammia, Worship MD
  • The Mixer and Why Digital is the Way to Go – Tony Flammia, Worship MD

MISSIONAL

  • And Justice for All – Shaun Groves
  • Intergenerational Worship – Ray Jones
  • Leading After 50 – Ray Jones
  • Multicultural Workshop – Vaughn Thompson Jr.
  • Worship Evangelism – Ray Jones

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

  • How Can Harvest America Benefit the Local Church – Scott Camden, Harvest America with Greg Laurie
  • Making the Most of Planning Center Online – Aaron Stewart, Planning Center Services
  • Motif XF Master Class – Ed Kerr, Yamah Corp of America
  • Presonus StudioLive Digital Mixer Guided Tour – Tony Flammia, Worship MD
  • Worship & Sermon Presentation Software – Joel Muddamalle, Logs Bible Software
  • What’s New With MediaShout – Dave Fry, Mediashout

List updated on May 22, 2014

Please note titles and speakers are subject to change

 

The 2014 California conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to California (Cathedral of Faith) next year: July 28-30, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE LOCATION:

CATHEDRAL OF FAITH
2315 Canoas Garden Avenue

San Jose, CA 95125
cathedraloffaith.org‎

Please do not contact the church with questions.

Please direct all questions about the conference and/or travel to Worship Leader Media. The conference team can be reached at (949) 240-9339, ext 204

AIRPORTS:

  • San Jose International Airport (SJC)
    approximately 7 miles from the church
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
    approximately 38.65 miles from the church

HOTELS:

We have partnered with the hotels listed below, so you can stay close and at an exclusive discount for National Worship Leader Conference attendees. However, in order to secure the discount, please note the reservation deadline for each hotel.

  • DOLCE HOTELS & RESORTS: Hayes Mansion
    200 Edenvale Ave, San Jose, CA 95136
    (p) 408.226.3200 (f) 408.362.2388
    www.dolcehayesmansion.com
    Distance to conference location: approx. 3.65miles/ 5 -8minutes
    Conference rates: $165.+tax 
    RESERVE NOW
  • STAYBRIDGE SUITES
    1602 Crane Ct., San Jose, CA 95112
    tel: 408.436.1600  fax: 408.436.1075
    www.staybridge.com/sanjose
    Distance to conference location: approx. 5.9 miles/5-10 minutes
    Conference rates: 1bdrm suite $199.+tax -OR- 2bdrm suite $229.+tax -OR- Trio 2bdrm suite $249.+tax
    Deadline to reserve: May 23, 2104
    RESERVE NOW
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites
    2585 Seaboard Ave
    San Jose, CA 95131
    Phone: 1-408-435-8800
    Fax: 1-408-435-8879
    Distance to conference location: approx. 7.84 miles/ 11 minutes
    Conference rates: $169+tax(std rate) -OR – $179.+tax(technology rate)
    Amenities: Free Bright Side Breakfast, Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access, Free Local Calls, Free Parking, Business Center, Lounge/Bar Onsite, Guest Laundry Facilities, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Fitness Center
    Shuttle to/from conference: no
    Shuttle to/from airport: available, 24hr
    Deadline to reserve: May 26, 2014
    RESERVE NOW: call 1-800-SLEEPLQ(753-3757) and use group name: Worship Leader Conference

TRAVEL ADVISORY

San Jose is also referred to as “Silicon Valley.” This is an area that warrants high traffic during the weekdays with business travelers. We suggest if you are looking for a lower price-point for motels/hotels, you may want to check the various travel websites.

 

Questions about travel? 
contact: stephanie@wlmag.com or call 949-240-9339 x204

The 2014 California conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to California (Cathedral of Faith) next year: July 28-30, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

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The 2014 National Worship Leader Conference is a great place to participate, check out these opportunities below:

CONFERENCE CHOIR
We will be having a conference choir at this event which will be limited to 100 conference attendees.  The choir will be singing with Tommy Walker on Thursday night. Choir members will need to arrive in time to rehearse with our conference choir director , Ray Jones, on Monday afternoon from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.  Click the button below to sign up – at no added cost to your registration!

LIVE SONG DISCOVERY LISTENING PANEL WORKSHOP
Present your latest worship song to a panel of experts, which will include songwriters and major publishers, for critique and the chance to get your song on an upcoming Song DISCovery CD. Bring your song on a CD along with 5 copies of the lyrics. Songs will be chosen at random.

PRAYER TEAM
Because we know and believe God still speaks, that he hears and answers prayer, we would like to invite those of you who are attending NWLC to be part of the conference prayer team. This is your conference and we want you to be part of it on every level. If you decide to add your voice to ours, we will send you prayer requests leading up to the conference (completing our list by adding your requests concerning the conference and those who are attending). Email andrea@wlmag.com to sign up.

The 2014 California conference has concluded. However, we will be returning to California (Cathedral of Faith) next year: July 28-30, 2015.  Please check back for 2015 early bird registration discounts.

Songwriter’s Pre-Conference

WHEN

Monday, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

WHO'S COMING

NWLC Songwriter’s Pre-conference will feature teaching faculty and composers; Song DISCovery Editor, Stefanie Kelly; and Chuck Fromm, CEO and founder of Worship Leader Media. They will also be joined by representatives from principal Christian record labels and publishers.

WHAT'S INCLUDED


→ Keynotes on songwriting theology, exploring the general conference theme of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs
→ Keynotes on the art of lyric writing, composition
→ Every song heard and critiqued by an industry panel. Attendees that bring songs will be chosen at random to have their song heard and critiqued by the industry panel

REGISTER NOW (add-on)
NOTE: During your registration, check the box for Pre-Conference in the add-on section. If you’ve already registered please email Suzie@wlmag.com to add-on the Pre-Conference to your existing registration.

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