This course will address the practical elements of music ministry, including leadership qualities, functioning on a church staff, designing and leading worship, and effective leadership as a pastoral musician. The course will also capture a vision and philosophy of utilizing music and the arts in worship and discuss ways to articulate and implement that vision.
Learners will need to obtain this book for this class:
From Postlude to Prelude: Music Ministry’s Other Six Days, 2nd Edition (2015) by C. Randall Bradley
Live optional session will be set with learners input.
This course is eligible for 3.0 CEU.
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About the Instructor
Dr. Jeffery Seeley recently retired as the associate professor of church music at the Mercer University Townsend School of Music and as the director of music at Vineville United Methodist Church in Macon, Georgia. He holds degrees in music and theology from Lycoming College, Drew University, and Mansfield University, and a D.Min. degree in church music from Emory University. Dr. Seeley, an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, has held positions as pastor, professor, and church musician for almost 50 years.