Undergraduate Catalog - Worship Arts Faculty and Program Information | Judson University Christian College

Worship Arts Department


Mark Torgerson, Department Chair
Warren Anderson, Brenda Buckley-Hughes, Joshua Jones, Robert Kania


  • To prepare students to experience worship event production in diverse settings.
  • To enable students to demonstrate proficiency in communication arts, speech and writing, use of media and programming for the performing arts in worship.
  • To prepare students to integrate basic Christian doctrine, the history and theology of worship and administration in church and Parachurch settings.
  • To encourage students to develop a sensitivity to the particular needs of their congregations.
  • To prepare students to develop an understanding and appreciation for the interrelationship of music, drama, media in supporting the worship experience.


The Worship Arts major is an interdisciplinary program grounded in communications studies and designed to equip the student to serve a local church as a worship developer and coordinator. The program consists of a core that provides a foundation in communications, Bible and music. Worship Arts students may want to take advantage of a study abroad program at the Wesley Institute in Sydney Australia. Consult with your advisor for details.

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Virginia L. Guth
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Heather Johnson
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Maria Aguirre
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Jill Smith
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Kat Hamilton
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Kim Blake
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Kirsten Olson
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Jill A. Hargis
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