As hundreds of students filled the chapel at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center in Talladega for the closing worship session of Mix Music Camp on July 15, the future of music and worship in Alabama churches sounded dynamic.
Held annually at Shocco in July since 2007, Mix Music Camp focuses on one main objective — to identify and train the next generation of worship leaders.
“I get calls every day from churches looking for music ministers, worship leaders and musicians,” said Keith Hibbs, director of the office of worship leadership and church music at the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM), which sponsors and plans the camp. “It’s important for church leaders to realize the importance of student music ministry. It takes a long time to bring leaders to the spot where they are ready to lead.” (Continued…)
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