Meet the Urbana Worship Team
We were able to interview several of the team in the videos below. For bios for the full team, click this link.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Bryce Bachelder (vocals and guitar) and hear his journey as a musician and worship leader, and why he's excited to be introducing worship found in predominantly white North American churches.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Erin O'Neill (vocals and guitar) and hear how she lives out God's mission as a full-time musician.
Meet Urbana 15 worship director Erna Hackett hear her journey as a musician and worship leader, how she's leading the Urbana worship team and what makes worship at Urbana unique.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Jessica Jong (vocals and keyboard) and hear her journey as a musician and worship leader, and why she's excited to be introducing Asian North American worship.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Jonathan Ulanday (electric guitar) and hear how God used Urbana to help him navigate his calling both as a classically-trained musician and a worship leader.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Matt Ryan-Kelzenberg (cello) and hear his journey as a musician, worship leader and classically trained cellist.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Shedrach Rowry (vocals and keyboard) and hear his journey with Urbana, what he's been learning on the team and why he's excited to be introducing Gospel music.
Meet Urbana 15 worship team member Steve Schalm (vocals) and hear his journey as a worship leader and a musician, what he's learning on the Urbana team and a special encouragement for InterVarsity Canada students at Urbana.
Urbana Worship Tutorial
Learn the vocal parts for Jonathan Nelson's "Yes Lord" from Urbana 15 Worship Team vocalists Erin O'Neil (Soprano), Kraven Rowry (Alto) and Steve Schalm (Tenor).
Debemos Decir y Hacer La Verdad
A vocal and language pronunciation tutorial for the worship song, Debemos Decir Y Hacer La Verdad (We Must Speak and Carry Out The Truth), a song gifted to the Urbana Student Missions Conference by Compa, InterVarsity's sister movement in Mexico. With Urbana 15 Worship Team member Erin O'Neill.
Perfume a Tus Pies
A vocal and language pronunciation tutorial for a new song, Perfume a Tus Pies (Perfume for Your Feet), that will be introduced at the Urbana 15 Student Missions conference. With Urbana 15 Worship Team members Erin O'Neill and Jonathan Ulanday.
About Worship at Urbana
Tips for Incorporating Urbana Worship into Your Ministry
Urbana Worship Director Erna Hackett shares some of her best tips and advice for how to incorporate Urbana worship into your church or InterVarsity chapter.
3 Ways You Can Prepare for Urbana Worship
How can you prepare for worship at the Urbana Student Missions Conference? Worship Director Erna Hackett offers some tips on how to engage in the unique experience that is Urbana worship.
What Will Worship at Urbana Be Like?
Urbana 15 worship team members share about what musical worship will be like at Urbana and how you can enter into the experience, especially embracing the new, the challenging and even the awkward.
How are Worship Songs Chosen for Urbana?
Why are we singing so many new songs at Urbana? What's up with the songs in different languages? Why can't we just sing songs that everybody already knows?