2016 Kansas Workshops

Customize your schedule! With over 60 unique workshops to choose from we’ve organized the titles into the following tracks:

Please note this list is not complete and is subject to change, additional workshops with speaker names will be added soon.

Worship Leader Track

  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Ministry Fresh & Relevant
  • 7 Steps to Leading Successful Worship Team Rehearsals
  • Discipleship for Your Worship Team
  • Grooming Your Choir to Be Worship Leaders
  • Help for Smaller Churches – Building On your Strengths
  • Helping Your Congregation Sing
  • How to Train and Grow Your Team
  • Leading Through a Worship Style Transition
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Multicultural Worship
  • Staying True to the Culture of Your Community
  • The Art of Verbal Transition (what to say between songs)
  • The Tradition of Contemporary Worship
  • When Conflict Arises
  • Your Role as a Prayer Leader

Programming/Planning Track

  • Traditional Liturgies in Today’s Worship
  • The Flow of a Worship Service
  • Using a Team to Plan Worship
  • Preparing for Spontaneity
  • The Worship Planning Process

Lead Pastor Track

  • 10 Things Worship Leaders Wish Their Pastors Knew
  • Making Your Church a House of Prayer
  • Teaching Your Congregation to Worship
  • What Visitors Notice About Your Worship

Songwriter Track

  • Song Discovery Open Mic Songwriter Critique
  • Songwriting (with noted songwriter TBA)
  • Songwriting (with noted songwriter TBA)
  • The Business of Songwriting
  • Writing the Prayers of Your Church
  • You CAN Write a Worship Song!

Vocalist Track

  • Vocal Basics
  • Vocal Harmony and Ear Training
  • Vocal Health
  • Vocal Technique

Band Track

  • Bass Guitar
  • Bass Guitar – Advanced
  • Drums
  • Drums – Advanced
  • Guitar
  • Guitar – Advanced
  • Keyboards
  • Keyboards – Advanced
  • Working with Click, Loops & MultiTracks

Personal Growth Track

  • How to Handle Your Critics
  • Leading on Empty – Finding Your Inspiration When You’ve Lost Your Motivation
  • Leading Worship through Life’s Struggles
  • The Art of Public Prayer

Tech Track

  • Building Your Tech Ministry
  • FOH Mixing
  • Getting the Most Out Of Your Aging Technology
  • In Ear Audio Monitor Mixing
  • Microphone Technology for Worship
  • Troubleshooting Audio Feedback
  • Using Lighting to Enhance Your Worship

Visual Arts Track

  • Creating Visual Media for Worship
  • Environmental Projection
  • Guide to Directing/Producing Your Service with IMAG
  • Ideas for Transforming Your Worship Space
  • The Art of Visual Storytelling
  • Video Editing Made Easy

Product Highlight Track

  • Coming soon…

2016 Travel Information

Conference Address

Westside Family Church
8500 Woodsonia Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66227

  • 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 206


  • MCI, Kansas City International Airport
    Distance (approx): 35 miles from Conference Location

  • In an effort to keep travel expenses low, we partner with hotels in the area around the NWLC location to bring registered attendees an exclusive discount during the conference. Please check back for updates, and be sure to reserve before the cut off date to secure the best rate.

Questions about travel? Please contact: or call 949-240-9339 x206

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