I’m grateful that you’re interested in working with me. Here are some ways that I might be helpful to you or your faith community.
Musician, Techie, & Worship Leader
I am a professional music minister, liturgist & audio/visual engineer specializing in leading worship by accompanying my voice with guitar or piano. I’m currently serving full time at Church of the Ascension where I lead worship Sunday evenings and coordinate social media and family life activities. Prior to that I served as the Technical Director and Worship Leader at Valley View United Methodist Church in Overland Park, KS. I was classically trained in music composition at The University of Kansas. I have led mass or prayer services as a cantor with organ, by myself on guitar or piano, or as a worship leader of a praise band with guitars, drums, bass, etc. I write original music including worship service prayers like mass parts and psalms. I have been planning liturgy for mass at Catholic churches and for retreats in cooperation with Lifeteen and youth ministry events since 2001. I have mentored young musicians who have grown to become worship leaders. I have been hired as a vocalist and musician for weddings, and funerals. I design, set up, and care for lighting and sound systems for worship.
I geek out over the following aspects of ministry and more:
- Leading Worship
- Recruiting Musicians
- Praise & Worship Bands
- Coordinating Music for Youth Ministry
- Composing & Arranging Worship Music
- Good ol’ Fashioned Preaching
- Creating Worship Aids
- Audio Visual Technology & Sound Reinforcement
- Recording & Editing Music
- Choral & Orchestral Music
If you have an interest in finding out how I might be able to help you in any of these areas, please contact me.