Academic Program

The School of Worship is a 9-month, full-time program designed to encourage and equip worshipers of God to glorify him in all aspects of life. The School is made up of these core elements: daily praise and worship, doctrinal classes, practical involvement in the life of the church, and developing skills the area of your choice (music or discipleship).

Doctrinal Classes

Bible Memorization

In this class, students learn the power, revelation, and fruitfulness of mediating on the Word day an night. We take time in class to memorize large portions of scripture as a way to keep God’s word hidden in our hearts.

Bible Overview

A systematic program covering both the Old and New Testaments. Individual reading and preparation prior to each lesson will form the basis for classroom teaching and discussion with an emphasis on understanding, establishing, and applying sound Biblical doctrine in life.

Character Development

A class focused on Godly character and lifestyle. Themes such as the fruit of the Holy Spirit, humility, integrity, and growing in personal intimacy with God will be covered.

Effective Evangelism

A study encouraging students to respond to the Great Commission of Jesus Christ to “make disciples of all nations.” Our commitment is to teach and train all students in evangelism as a lifestyle and to see its clear and inextricable link with worship.

Exploration of Worship

A teaching and discussion series focused on various aspects of praise and worship. Topics will include: the power of praise, the lifestyle of a worshiper, cultivating your hunger for God, the presence of God, and the anointing of the Holy Spirit.

God's Lavish Grace

Few joys can be compared with the wonder of discovering God’s grace. Through this class, students are transformed as they explore various aspects of God’s amazing grace. Revelation on this subject brings many to freedom and empowerment in their walks with God.

Stewardship in Life

A practical issues class focused on time management, financial responsibility, personal relationships, career goals and ethics, and servant-hood.

Vision and Commitment

A foundation course that explores what Living Light Christian Church believes and how we outwork what we believe together. Subjects covered include the gospel, what it really means to know Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord, the person and work of the Holy Spirit, growing in our relationship with God and with one another, God’s purpose for the church, and leadership and gifting in the church.

Choose your track

Music Track

The Music Track is for those who want to increase their skill and understanding of music and learn how to apply that skill in worship teams. This track will explore core music classes and includes weekly private lessons in the major they choose.

Discipleship Track

The Discipleship Track is for those who want to grow in character, gain Biblical knowledge, and be equipped to live out the purpose of God in our daily lives.

Practical Involvement

A core aspect of the School of Worship is the practical involvement in the life of the local church. Each student will be integrated into the community of the church through worship teams, discipleship, outreaches, homegroups, and more.
Homegroups

Each student will be placed in a Living Light homegroup, which provides a more intimate means of receiving care and input beyond the School of Worship and Sunday church meetings. You will be asked to share with the group the things you are learning and revelation you are receiving to provoke others in their understanding and practice of worship.

Church Worship Teams

Students who show a high level of spiritual and musical maturity may be asked to join a worship team that serves the church body. Such involvement will include regular practices and playing and/or singing in church meetings.

Serving in the Church

Students will be asked to serve in the context of our regular church meetings. Possible areas include assisting in sound engineering, ushering, power point, children’s church, and youth work.

Discipleship

Each student will be mentored by a recognized leader in Living Light Christian Church who will regularly meet with him/her. Their role will be to encourage the student in all areas of life, including the practical outworking of what he/she is learning from the program.

Serving in the Community

As the reputation of the school grows, we are increasingly requested to help other church congregations, in Kenosha and beyond, with praise and worship. We are also invited to perform at Christian and secular events and venues. Therefore students are occasionally sent to minister into these situations, leading worship or playing/singing in a variety of different contexts.

Outreaches

There will be evangelistic outreaches, involving praise and worship and/or musical performances by bands or individuals. Students will be an integral part of these special events.

Hear from alumni

Musically, the School of Worship pushed me to areas that I thought were out of my reach. I felt myself being stretched and challenged to hear things I never could before, try things out of my comfort zone and flow well in the Spirit.

Kaitlyn SchleifBeach Park, IL., Class of ‘16