Children’s Worship University

January 23 – 24, 2015

CWU offers practical classes for contemporary and traditional, large, medium and small churches. Classes are led by expert Clinicians and are creative, challenging, informative and inspiring. It is also a time to network with leadership from other churches throughout the state.


First Baptist Church, Lewisville
1251 Valley Ridge Boulevard
Lewisville, Texas 75077

Click here for directions to FBC Lewisville.

Pine Lake Music will be the 2015 CWU bookstore. Click here for more information.


Early Registration – $85.00 per person through December 18, 2014
Registration – $110.00 per person beginning December 19, 2014
Cancellation fee of $35 will be charged after January 5, 2015
No refunds will be given after January 20, 2015

Click here to download registration form.
Click here for online registration.


Featured Speakers

David & Celeste Clydesdale, Franklin, TN


Tamre Bennett, Music Specialist, St. Augustine, FL – Children’s Choir Coordinators
Dana Anderson, Franklin, TN – Preschool Children’s Choir Leadership
Darlene Abbott, Thompson Station, TN – Grades 1-3 Children’s Choir Leadership
Sheila Goskie, Tampa, FL – Graces 4-6 Children’s Choir Leadership
Keith Watson, Columbia, SC – Combined Grades 1-6 Children’s Choir Leadership
Mark Burrows, Ft Worth, TX – Instruments Track
Brian Harris, Montgomery, AL – Tech Track
Kimberly Ingram & Heather Olson, Garland, TX – Fine Arts Track
Sandy Stephenson, Birmingham, AL – Worship Track
Amanda Singer, San Antonio, TX – Lifeway Children’s Worship Series Track
Click here to download clinician bios.


Friday, January 23

12:30 p.m. Registration & Exhibits Open
1:00 Early Bird Session – Heather Olson & Kimberly Ingram
2:15 Welcome/General Session
3:00 Session 1
4:10 Exhibits Break/Snack Break
4:50 Session 2
6:00 Dinner Break
7:00 Speaker – David & Celeste Clydesdale
8:15 Dismiss

Saturday, January 24

8:00 a.m. Devotional – David & Celeste Clydesdale
8:50 Session 3
10:05 Exhibit Break
10:45 Session 4
12:00 Exhibit Break/Lunch
1:00 p.m. Session 5/Exhibits Close
2:15 Speaker – David & Celeste Clydesdale
3:00 Grand Prize Drawing/Dismiss

Click here to download Friday’s schedule.
Click here to download Saturday’s schedule.
Click here to download class descriptions.


All vendors are invited to participate in Children’s Worship University. This year we are offering several opportunities for you to publicize your products. You may now purchase ad space in the program. Click here for more information.

Click here to download registration form.

Click here to download exhibitor letter.


The 2015 Children Worship University bookstore provider is Pinelake Music. Be sure to stop by and browse the library of exciting children’s worship music and curriculum.


Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Lewisville
785 SH 121
Lewisville, Texas 75067
Phone 972.459.4600 (Hotel)


$72 + 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.

If the church is paying for your room and tax hotel would require a hotel occupancy form to be filled out, signed, this has to be approved by the hotel in advance as we have to verify any tax exempt reservations. If the church is not paying for your room and tax you would not be exempt from hotel occupancy taxes.

To Make a Reservation

Call (972) 459-4600 or click here. When making reservations by phone ask for the “Texas Baptists Children’s Worship University” room block.

Deadline to make a reservation is January 2, 2015 or when the block is filled.

Directions to Hotel

If using a GPS, enter the address 2700 Lake Vista Dr. Lewisville TX 7506. This is across the street from the Hotel

From Downtown Dallas

Take I-35 N approximately 25 miles and exit #447B, Frontage road, take a left and stay on State Highway 121 Bypass frontage road, hotel is on Lake Vista Drive and State Highway 121 Bypass directly on the right hand side of the road.

From DFW Airport

Exit the airport using the North exit, take State Highway 121 North and continue on State Highway 121 Bypass towards McKinney, exit at Lake Vista/MacArthur and turn left on Lake Vista. Hotel will be on your left.

From Dallas Love Field

Take Mockingbird Lane heading W to I-35, go N on I-35 approx. 15 mi, exit #447B, Frontage Rd, take a left and stay on State Highway 121 Bypass Frontage Rd, hotel is on the corner of Lake Vista Dr and State Highway 121 Bypass.


Karen Witcher
(817) 992-7245