8:30 am – Doors Open

9:00 am – General Session #1
Worship With Jason Squires
Speaker: Rory Noland

10:15 am – Break

10:45 am – General Session #2
Worship with Tommy Walker
Speaker: Tommy Walker

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:15 pm – General Session #3
Worship with Crossroads
Speaker: Jason Squires

2:30 pm- Break

3:00 pm- General Session #4
Worship with Jason Squires
Speaker: Dr. Heather Penny

Jason Squires is a worship leader, songwriter, and storyteller. Jason travels nationally leading worship and teaching at conferences. Along with being an artist, Jason is the Director of The Creative Launch which is an organization designed to help creatives have the tools to thrive. Jason does that by one on one coaching. Jason’s passion is leading people to Jesus through creativity and inspiring creatives to reach their full potential.  You can catch Jason on his weekly podcast called The Table streaming on all major podcast platforms. Jason married his wife in 2007, has three daughters, and together they reside in Northern California.

Rory Noland is the director of Heart of the Artist Ministries, an organization dedicated to serving artists in the church. He mentors worship leaders, speaks at churches, workshops, and conferences, leads retreats for artists, and consults with churches in the areas of worship and the arts. Rory served as the music director at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois, for twenty years and as Pastor of Worship for Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. For fifteen years, Rory led worship for the Transforming Center, a ministry that cares for the souls of pastors and leaders.Rory is also a published songwriter and author.

Tommy Walker is a worship leader, singer/songwriter, speaker, author, and has served at his home church, Christian Assembly in Los Angeles, CA, for over 30 years. Tommy has written over 350 songs that are currently tracked by CCLI and are sung in churches around the world. His most popular songs include: He Knows My Name, That’s Why We Praise Him, Only A God Like You, Mourning into Dancing, I Have A Hope, and We Will Remember. Tommy has recorded worship music albums and singles for Maranatha! Music, Integrity Music, Brentwood, and LifeWay Worship.

Dr. Heather Penny is a leadership coach, trusted advisor, celebrated teacher, and engaging speaker and author. She encourages individuals to step into their best life as they recognize the unique strengths they have to offer. Heather draws out fresh ideas and actionable goals to focus on forward momentum. Partnering with her promotes creativity, passion, and growth as she is committed to creating a culture focused on longevity. The highlight for her is a life well lived. Heather enjoys living in Northern California with her husband and two children.

Amber Peairs has pursued the presence of God in full-time worship ministry for 30 years. She has served as a worship pastor and team coach at Gateway Church in Dallas, Texas, for more than 15 years. She is also the founder of The Worship Life and travels internationally as a worship team consultant and coach, impacting thousands of worshipers through workshops worldwide. Amber has recorded 5 albums, including a Spanish worship project. She believes that hope and healing are found when people encounter God’s presence in worship. 

Jason Houtsma is Founder and CEO if Worship Artistry, an online worship song tutorial service that equips thousands of worship teams around the world to play with skill, passion and confidence. He is also the worship pastor at Mosaic church in Bellingham, WA, a happy husband and proud father.


The Creative Launch


Jessup Center for Church Health

The Table Podcast


Jessup University


Jason Squires


Rory Noland

Tommy Walker


Heather Penny


The Worship Life


Worship Artistry


Alive Media