Youth Worship Workshops
The Worship Lab Workshop is designed to equip and empower students to lead in the church of today and tomorrow. This event is open to all middle school and high-school youth vocalists, instrumentalists, and tech students. This training event will provide opportunities for breakout sessions on worship planning, spiritual disciplines, technology, and more. Additionally, this shortened, one-day event will include a masterclass session with students to workshop best practices in the band rehearsal process.
October 7, 2023
Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church
6952 St. Andrews Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29212
Shannan Baker is the first postdoctoral fellow within the School of Music. Her appointment immediately follows the completion of her Ph.D. in Church Music from Baylor University. During her studies, Dr. Baker was one of three graduate students accepted into the Baylor Libraries' Fundamentals of Data Research summer fellowship in 2021. This fellowship inspired her interest in the digital humanities which has continued in various research areas.
Michael Huerter is from Annville, Pennsylvania, though his family has Texas and Waco roots. He studied Christian Ministry at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA, and graduated with an M.Div. and an M.M. in Church Music from Truett Seminary and Baylor University in 2019. He is currently a PhD student studying Church Music at Baylor. He is passionate about music, theology, and storytelling.
Jacob Lackey graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Entrepreneurship & Marketing and now serves as a freelance audio engineer, production manager and consultant based in Waco for several organizations, ministries, and churches, currently including; Vertical Ministries (Production Manager), Breakaway Ministries (Production Manager), Magnolia (Event Production Manager), Passion City Church (Production Manager/Producer, Trilith Campus) & Jennie Allen Ministries (Video Producer).
Jessica is a graduate of Truett Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. She has served as a worship leader for more than a decade, routinely serving on the teams at Vertical Ministries and Highland Baptist Church in Waco, TX.