Angeles Worship Summit

We invite you to an immersive experience in worship and the arts. Musicians, artists, and poets explore their creative abilities together in songwriting, spoken word, audio and visual arts, instrumental and vocal skills, and design tools for intergenerational worship. Register with your friends, worship team, or ministry leaders, and join us for an exciting adventure in artistic leadership in February 2022.

Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022
Location: Azusa Pacific University
Registration Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022
Cost: $45

Registration will open in fall 2021. Follow us on social media to receive more updates.


Time Session
9-10 a.m. Opening Session
10-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Breakouts
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2 p.m. Artist’s Showcase
2-2:15 p.m. Break
2:15-3 p.m. Closing Session

Breakout Sessions

Q&A | World Cafe

Hosted by: Keynote Speaker
Description:There will be a Q&A hosted by the keynote guest speaker from the opening plenary session

Music Publishing for Worship Leaders

Description: This workshop provides an overview on music publishing as it pertains to songwriters of worship music. We will explore the origin and background of popular worship songs that have become anthems across congregations around the world. Practical tools for songwriters will be provided along with pathways for music publishing.

Singing Through Struggle

Description: Historically, the Church has been a place for Christians to process their lament and struggle. This workshop will take us through a brief overview, encompassing the struggle of the American Black Church and its relationship to challenges in modern day America. What are lessons we can take from past experiences and insights we can glean?

Collaborative Songwriting in a Digital Age

Description: What is involved in the songwriting process in the digital age? What are the tools that allow us to effectively create together? Can our artistic creativity enrich our work as worship leaders? This workshop seeks to address these questions with practical tools and insights from experts who have experience in songwriting and ministry.

From Church Plant to Production - Different Options for Hosting Church Online

Description: Come listen to two technical directors share different experiences on transitioning from in-person to worshiping online, including a talk about transitioning a church plant to both pre-recorded and live-streamed worship services, and how the production and live event fields are adapting to an ever-changing environment.

Visual Arts as Worship

Description: This will be a hands-on workshop, encouraging creativity on the part of visual artists and their work. Focus will be given to exploring ways of incorporating the arts into worship ministry.

Mentoring in a Digital Age

Description: What are the challenges of mentoring young people in a socially driven world? What are some ways to effectively reach the younger generations? This workshop seeks to unpack and explore tools of thought and models for reimagining how we might walk and engage with young people today.

Artist’s Showcase

Do you have an artistic piece or musical performance that you would like to share at the Angeles Worship Summit?

The Artist’s Showcase is an opportunity to share your creative work and a space to see ways in which God has been speaking through the arts. You will be given the opportunity to sign up for the Artist’s Showcase during the registration process. Limited spots are available.

The showcase will place Saturday afternoon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

For ages 13 and up, including worship leaders, artists, students, pastors, and adult mentors.

What will we do?

You will hear from keynote speakers on timely issues that we are facing here and now, showcase your talents in performance, and gain expertise in artistic creativity in worship and the arts. Participants will explore their creative abilities and specific topics of interest.

What will I take with me from the conference?

By engaging in thoughtful worship design and participating in helpful breakout sessions, youth and adults alike can gain new, relevant tools that can be taken home to their local churches.

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