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Thursday, June 22 • 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Crowdfunding Your Dream & Songwriting for the Local Church

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  • Songwriting for the Local Church
    - Mitch Langley
    Breakdown what's behind writing a song:
    1. Melody- singable 
    2. Theology- sound
    3. Overcoming the fear of what others may think about your song
    4. Writing with others- share 
  • Crowdfunding Your Dream
    - Rich Kirkpatrick and Emilie Joelle (A Beautiful Liturgy)
    What is a micro-patron? Learn how to build your tribe and from scratch and launch your music or book project to the world. Rich Kirkpatrick and Emilie Joelle of A Beautiful Liturgy have been a part of six successful self-funding endeavors. This talk will cover how to use the crowdfunding tools such as Kickstarter, social media, and tips with printing CDs, vinyl LPs, and even paperback books. If you are doing a church worship project, learn how to deal with intellectual property issues as well as funding ethics in this class. When you have an idea, it doesn't count until it ships!

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Alex MacDougall

NIghts of Worship Host, Worship Leader Media | Song Discovery Curator
Alex MacDougall is an American record producer, drummer/percussionist, educator, and music business executive. He is a past member of several Christian music groups including The Way, the Richie Furay Band, Daniel Amos, the Randy Stonehill Band, and the Larry Norman Band. Alex toured... Read More →

Worship Leaders & Teachers
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Emilie Joelle

Emilie Graphics
Graphic artist, singer-songwriter, creative professional, and geek girl currently based in Long Beach. Obsessed with all things Doctor Who. ✨
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Rich Kirkpatrick

Writer - Worship Leader, RKblog.com - A Beautiful Liturgy
Writer, Speaker, and Musician Rich Kirkpatrick was recently rated #13 of the “Top 75 Religion Bloggers” by Newsmax.com, having also received recognition in Worship Leader Magazine as “Editor’s Choice” for the “Best of the Best” of blogs in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016... Read More →
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Mitch Langley

Worship Leader/Songwriter, Northland Christian Church
I have been writing songs for the local church since 2005. This past year I had the opportunity to be the NWLC new artist spotlight. Our song, "Once For All" was featured in the magazine's song discovery album and we are partnering with CentricWorship division to continue to push... Read More →

Thursday June 22, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
1st Floor Rm: West Venue