The worship and church ministry major is designed to prepare worship arts students desiring to be ordained ministers in the church for their pastoral roles. Included in this degree is a worship arts major and a religion minor. Because of the religion minor, some of the required general education religion courses are substituted with upper division theology courses. This major provides the student with a solid biblical and theological basis to carry out Christian ministry.
At Trevecca, we are committed to providing the best education, mentoring, and training possible to those called to serve the church as worship leaders. Our worship arts program provides the musical and theological training you’ll need to be successful in worship ministry.
Trevecca’s Worship and Christian Ministry program includes courses in music performance, leadership training, and the biblical foundations for preparing and leading a worship service. You’ll graduate with a strong foundation that will prepare you for any kind of worship pastor experience.
Our worship arts courses delve into the story and shape of worship, and include classes in music theory, band practicum, systematic theology, and more. You also have the option to complete courses leading to ordination.
At Trevecca, we believe some skills are best taught outside the classroom. Worship arts students are required to have hands-on, on-site experience through our in-state and out-of-state internship programs.
Trevecca’s worship arts professors, music professors, and religion professors have all served in the local church, so they understand what it is to pastor and shepherd church members.
Current students and recent grads are ministering in states across the country including California, Nebraska, Kansas, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
- BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1987
- MMEd, Belmont University, 1989
- EdD, Tennessee State University, 1998
- Advanced Graduate Certificate of Worship Studies, Institute for Worship Studies, 2002