January 22-23, 2016
Children’s Worship University offers practical classes for children’s worship and children’s choir leadership of contemporary, blended and traditional, large, medium and small churches. Classes are led by expert clinicians and are creative, challenging and inspiring. It is also a time to network with leadership from other churches throughout the state.
First Baptist Church Lewisville
Friday, January 22
12:30 pm – Registration & Exhibits Open
1:00 – Early Bird Session
2:10 – Welcome/General Session
2:45 – Session 1
4:00 – Exhibits Break/Snack Break
4:30 – Session 2
5:45 – Dinner Break
6:45 – Friday Night De-Lights
8:15 – Dismiss
Saturday, January 23
8:30 am – Devotional
9:15 – Session 3
10:30 – Keynote
11:30 – Exhibit Break/Lunch
12:30 pm – Session 4
1:45 – Session 5/Exhibits Close
3:00 – Grand Prize Drawing/Dismiss
Darlene Abbott serves as Co- Director of Kid’s Worship Choir at The Church at Station Hill a regional campus of Brentwood Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. She is a writer of preschool and children’s music and curriculum. She created Preschool Praisentation with Kathie Hill and has contributed to many products by LifeWay. Darlene is the creator of the Music Mom Products which include music teaching games and activities. She travels as an instructor and clinician for church workers, choir leaders, music educators, and day school teachers as well as women’s events. A graduate of the University of North Alabama, Darlene currently resides in Spring Hill, TN, with her husband and three children.
Karen Gosselin, Montgomery, Alabama – Choir Coordinators
Dora Ann Purdy, Nashville, Tennessee – Preschool Choirs
Heather Ingram & Kimberly Ingram, Dallas, Texas – Choirs Grades 1-3
Susan Eernnissee, Carrollton, Georgia – Choirs Grades 4-6
Keith Pate, St. Augustine, Flordia – Combined Choirs Grades 1-6
Mark Burrows, Ft. Worth – Worship with Kids
Carol James, Knoxville, Tennessee – Instrumental
Kay Smith, Kingsland Texas – Small Groups
Class Titles and Descriptions
Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Lewisville
785 SH 121
Lewisville, Texas 75067
Rooms are $89, plus tax, for King or Double Room. Complimentary Breakfast for everyone in the room is included in the room rate.
Each church is responsible for making and paying for their reservation from the room block. Each church is also responsible for providing Tax Exempt Certificates from their church. Call (972) 459-4600 to make a hotel reservation. When making reservations by phone ask for the “Texas Baptists Children’s Worship University” room block.
The deadline to make reservations is December 28, 2015 or when the block is filled.
Participant registration includes Friday Dinner, Saturday Lunch and Friday Snack Break.If you have special dietary needs, we suggest you bring something to eat with you.
- Red pasta with grilled chicken
- White pasta with grilled chicken
- Various desserts
- Ice Tea
- Broccoli cheese soup
- Home baked cookies
- Ice Tea
- Gourmet Popcorn
- Ice Tea
$99 early registration per person
$125 registration per person after December 21
A cancellation fee of $35 will be charged after January 6, 2016.
No refunds will be given after January 13, 2016.
Registration includes Friday snack, Friday dinner and Saturday lunch.
Updated information coming soon.