Worship and Music


Summer Worship University 2017


July 10-14

Youth Grades 6-12

Cost: $225

We will have Jonathan & Emily Martin as our guest speakers and worship leaders. There will be about 30 classes to choose from covering such subjects as piano, guitar, drums, art, movement, worship and Bible studies, sharing your faith, band, voice, worship leading and much more. SWU helps students to lead worship in their home churches.

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All State Youth Choir 2017 information

Youth-Choir-tee 17Are you a student grades 9-12 active in your SBC church? Do you sing and want to join a choir full of God-loving, Jesus sharing, new best friends? Then sign up today for the All State Youth Choir tour next summer July 15-21.

Requirements to join:

Audition - Fill out this form and send us an audition recording to SteveHamrick@IBSA.org

All State Retreat, April 22-23 - This will be held at First Baptist, Bethalto. You will get your music, practice Saturday and sing in Sunday morning serivce.

Summer Worship University, July 10-14 - This is held at Hannibal La Grange University and open to all students grades 6-12. You will attend class and worship along with practice for tour.

All State Youth Choir Mission Tour - We are on our homecoming tour this year traveling Illinois, singing at IBSA churches and do mission projects several place along the way.

Top 10 Questions About Music and Worship

Watch our panel discussion with Steve Hamrick, Dale Jones, John Hume, Greg Braswell, and Justin Falloon as they discuss major questions that arise in worship planning and execution.

  1. How can I make our service more relevent/contempory?
  2. Should we go to two different services?

Where can we find good musical resources for worship?

Should our church go to two services?

How to introduce a new song in worship?

Relevent Resources for Worship
Upcoming Worship Events

Mark Your Calendar!

March 31 - Deadline to audition for All State Youth Choir

April 22-23 - All State Youth Choir Retreat, Bethalto First Baptist

July 10-14 - Summer Worship University, Hannibal La Grange

July 15-21 - All State Youth Choir Mission Tour, Illinois

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Steve Hamrick

Steve_Hamrick_web Director of Worship
 and Technology
 Church Resources Team
 (217) 391-3132

Debbie Muller

Debbie_Muller_web Ministry Assistant
 Church Resources Team
 (217) 391-3126

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