Online Training and Coaching To Help You Plan and Lead Worship

Master Essential Skills • Gain Clarity and Confidence • Grow Your Ministry

How to Build a Thriving Worship Ministry in 10 Weeks

Worship Leader School

  • Gain Clarity in Your Calling
  • Plan Gospel-Centered Worship
  • Lead With Confidence
  • Implement the Latest Technology
  • Grow Your Team
  • Increase Excellence and Engagement

What is it?

Worship Leader School is a 10-week online program with personalized coaching. It shows you how to build a worship ministry from the ground up.

Who is it for?

Worship Leader School is for anybody who wants to build and grow a worship ministry. It works for anybody regardless of previous experience or knowledge.

Where does it happen?

Worship Leader School is entirely online. You can stream online courses, engage in the community forum, and tune in to live coaching calls from anywhere with an internet connection. You can work through the program at your own pace.

How does it work?

You’ll watch course videos and receive personalized coaching in both 1-1 and group settings. You’ll take action with what you learn, ask questions along the way, and get amazing results for your ministry so long as you follow the process and put in the work.

When does it start?

Worship Leader School is an online program. It starts as soon as you enroll. You can complete it in your own time and work through it as fast or slow as you want.

Why does it exist?

We created Worship Leader School because nothing existed to show you how to build a worship ministry from scratch with all the practical details to equip with pastoral and technical skills. We’ve filled that void.

Here's how it works.

Proven Process

We are taking the guess work out of how to build a worship ministry and lead engaging worship. Follow our step-by-step instructions for planning worship, building a team, implementing tech, and leading gospel-centered worship.

A New Mindset

We’ll help you gain clarity in your pastoral role based on biblical teaching. You’ll learn how to inspire your team toward excellence. You’ll build efficient systems to maximize your impact.

Worship Leader Community

Gain insight and connect with hundreds of other students from around the globe. Join the conversations in the community forum and start your own.

Expert Mentorship

Our online training is excellent, but we’ll support you with 1-1 and group coaching calls to help guarantee your success.

Student Testimonials

Worship Leaders aren't just satisfied. They're getting real results.

Worship Leader School 10-Week Program

Week 1

Foundations and Fundamentals

Learn the roles and expectations of the modern day worship leader, gain clarity on your pastoral responsibility, and learn the fundamentals of copyright law and worship.

Week 1

Week 2

Planning and Preparing Weekly Worship

Develop efficient systems for planning worship services, resourcing your team, and knowing what to say or pray during worship.

Week 2

Week 3

Musicianship

Understand and apply essential elements of music theory to your planning and leading process.

Week 3

Week 4

Leading and Empowering Your Worship Band

Learn how to lead efficient rehearsals and empower your team members to strive for and achieve excellence.

Week 4

Week 5

Sound

Learn the anatomy of your sound system, how to navigate a mixing console, and how to create your best mix ever.

Week 5

Week 6

Lighting

Implement the best practices of lighting design in worship and unleash your creativity.

Week 6

Week 7

Ableton Live Part 1: Click and Tracks

Drastically increase musical excellence by implementing Ableton Live to run a click and tracks in worship.

Week 7

Week 8

Ableton Live Part 2: Lyric and Lighting Automation

Eliminate distracting mistakes in worship caused by missed or late lyric and lighting cues.

Week 8

Week 9

Growing Your Team and Building Systems

Recruit and audition new band members and create systems to stay organized and steward your resources.

Week 9

Week 10

Expanding Your Ministry’s Reach and Impact

Learn how to record a worship album to share with the world.

Week 10

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NOT SURE IF WORSHIP LEADER SCHOOL IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Worship Leader School is NOT for everyone, and truth be told we’d prefer to help you figure out if its not right for you BEFORE you join rather than waste your time. So, let’s cut to the chase…

WHO THE SCHOOL IS FOR

  • This is a school for Worship Leaders. Men and women of any age who are responsible for planning and leading worship in a local church.
  • Worship leaders who are committed to growing themselves and their team.
  • Worship leaders who want to spend more time leading worship and less time with busy administrative tasks.
  • Worship leaders who want to learn how to spiritually pastor their congregation.
  • Worship leaders who want to grow a team of committed volunteers.
  • New worship leaders wanting to quickly learn the essentials of worship ministry.
  • Experienced worship leaders wanting to expand their knowledge.

WHO THE SCHOOL IS NOT FOR

  • People who don't like investing time and resources into their own growth.
  • Worship leaders who simply want to be song leaders and not have pastoral responsibility.
  • Anyone looking for a quick fix to their problem as a worship leader. While the trainings and support in Worship Leader School are the fastest path to a solution, it still requires time and commitment on your part to work through the program and apply what you learned.
  • Worship leaders who don't like to be innovative and relevant to the 21st century.
  • Worship band members looking for song tutorials. There are many other resources for that. This site is specifically for those who plan and lead worship.

FAQ

Got questions? Let us try to answer those for you.

We’ve curated for you a 10-week learning experience. We will coach you through the initial 10-week process, so you can make the most out of our program in just a couple months.  When you join our program, you get lifetime access to our online content.

Nope, all of our courses are on-demand. You can stream all the videos and work through them at your own pace. We’ve packaged our course to be 10-weeks but you can take however long you need. You can watch the courses at anytime and fit them into your schedule at your convenience. As long as you have a working internet connection, you can make use of Worship Leader School from anywhere at any time.

We do not offer certificates to students. That’s because we don’t believe in charging you money to take our courses so we can give you a piece of paper to hang on the wall. We believe in helping you achieve real results for your worship ministry.

Certificates and degrees are mattering less and less as churches realize that they need to hire worship leaders with a practical working knowledge of worship ministry. They don’t want or need worship leaders who can pontificate all day long about the intricacies of music and theology but have no clue how to pastor a congregation or lead a band.

Nope. Worship Leader School is 100% online. We believe online learning is the most efficient , effective, and convenient learning experience possible. There are many topics we cover in Worship Leader School that teaching you in person would be slow, cumbersome, and frustrating.

Worship Leader School is high-quality training content packaged with high-convenience. Last I checked, in real life you cannot slow down, speed up, pause, or rewind your teacher. If that were the case I could have graduated from college and seminary in a fraction of the time.

This is a great question. Online courses are often taught by myself or one of my team members. They are shot in 4k live-action video in our studio with high definition audio.

Masterclass are shot on location with guest experts in their worship ministry space. We are creating masterclasses so you can hear from the best minds in worship ministry while at the same time working through our curated learning program.

Yes, if you sign up for a group plan, we allow multiple members on your team to join the school under your account. They will have their own unique username and password for the site and it takes you only a few seconds to add them from your account page. Sign up for lifetime group access here.

It’s really simple. Once you join and become a member, you’ll have access to a web page in Worship Leader School where you can schedule an office hours session with a member of our team. We offer multiple sessions every week to ensure we are available for different schedules.

When the appointed time arrives, you’ll hop onto a Zoom meeting and you’ll be able to ask your most pressing questions about worship ministry and we will be able to give you real time help and advice.

You’ll also get to hear from other students who are logged onto the call.

You get access to everything already inside the School immediately! No waiting for content to be released to you, just jump in and start making use of the training today. New courses are added each month, so the library will continue to grow.

No. When you join and become a member, you’ll have access to the website where you can stream our course videos 24/7 at your convenience. We do not recommend joining if you do not have an internet connection to stream course content.

No – Worship Leader School is entirely online.

Yes! Worship Leader School will walk you through all the essentials of planning and leading worship. While some trainings are more advance, there are multiple courses for beginners.

Yes! Worship Leader School is not for know-it-alls, but it is is for experienced worship leaders who are looking for continued growth. Chances are there are various aspects of your ministry that have room for improvement, even if you’ve been at it for a long time.

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