January 19-20, 2018

First Baptist Church
Richardson, TX

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Children's Worship University is a training event for Children's Choir and Children's Worship Leadership. CWU offers training by experienced clinicians and offers a chance to network with other leadership throughout Texas.

Featured Speaker

Kimberly Ingram
founder of Open Heart Musicals

Kimberly Ingram is the founder of Open Heart Musicals and a GMA Dove-nominated composer and author.  She has written for Growing in Grace and is co-author of Praise Takes Flight!, What’s Up, Zak? A Musical Encounter with Jesus, and Judge Julie Truly and the Case of the Holey Roof!  Kim has volunteered as a church children’s choir and drama leader for over 20 years.  She is a certified teacher and clinician, and a Trustee for the Sunnyvale Independent School District in Sunnyvale, Texas.  She loves using music, drama, and hands-on activities to help children experience Scripture and grow in their faith.


  • Darlene Abbott
  • Charlene McElroy
  • Keith Watson 
  • Dora Ann Purdy
  • Christy Semsen
  • Pam Andrews
  • And more...


Early:  $125 /person through Dec. 20, 2017
Regular:  $149/person

Registration includes Friday snack and dinner and Saturday lunch

Cancellation Policy
A cancellation fee of $40 will be charged after January 10, 2018. 
No refunds will be given after January 15, 2018.


CWU Schedule  |  Class Titles and Descriptions  |  Conference Grid Schedule

Friday, January 19

12:30 pm – Registration & Exhibits Open
2:00-3:00 – Early Bird Session
3:00 – Welcome/General Session
3:15-4:15 – Session 1
4:15 – Exhibits Break/Snack Break
4:45-5:45 – Session 2
5:45 – Dinner/Exhibits
6:15-7:15 – Worship and Keynote
7:15 – Doorprizes/Dismiss

Saturday, January 20

8:40 am – Devotional - Tom Tillman
9:00-10:00 - Session 3
10:00 - Exhibit Break
10:30-11:30 – Session 4
11:40-12:40 – Session 5
12:40-1:15 – Lunch
1:15 – Keynote
1:45 – Grand Prize/Dismiss


Wyndham Park Central
7800 Alpha Road
Dallas, TX  75240


Single/Double:  $99 per room
Triple:  $109 per room
Quad:   $119 per room
(with code, CWU)

These are suite type rooms with a living room and a pull out couch that converts to a bed. Breakfast included with each room.

The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

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.


Karen Witcher 

(214) 828-5246

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