Resource Development Specialist for Mentoring Worship Leaders

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan is a resource development specialist for mentoring worship leaders at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and associate chaplain for worship at Calvin College. Paul's work with CICW includes planning for the Calvin Symposium on Worship, organizing and leading regional training events, developing resources for the CICW website, and networking with church and college campus worship leaders locally and nationally. At the college, Paul directs the Sunday evening student-led worship service LOFT (Living Our Faith Together) and mentors students in the Worship Apprentice Program.

Paul's interests include the implementation and development of worship teams, planning theologically rich and culturally sensitive worship, reviving historical practices for the next generation, creating and integrating new music and media, and cultivating healthy corporate and individual worship habits. Paul is a graduate of Indiana University School of Music (BM, vocal performance) and Calvin Theological Seminary (M.Div) and is an ordained pastor in the Christian Reformed Church in North America.

Last Updated: 09/15/2010

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