Professor Bob Myers earns Doctor of Worship Studies

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2006-08-23
Huntington, Ind.—Bob Myers, assistant professor of worship leadership for Huntington University, has earned his Doctor of Worship Studies from the Institute for Worship Studies in Orange Park, Fla.

Myers joined the Huntington University Department of Ministry and Missions in the fall of 2005. He heads up the new Worship Leadership program initiated at the University in 2004. In addition to his doctorate, Myers holds a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from California State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Biola University.

Myers came to Huntington from Sioux City, Iowa, where he served as pastor of worship at Central Baptist Church. As a pastor there since 1997, he planned and led both traditional and contemporary worship, oversaw various vocal and instrumental ensembles, taught classes on worship and instituted the “Living Christmas Tree,” a program attended by more than 6,000 people each year. In 2004, he also instituted “Soli Deo Gloria,” an annual classical choral concert to be performed from a devotional perspective.

Myers previously served as a pastor at two other churches and also has taught as an adjunct at Northwestern College in Iowa and in various Christian school settings. His professional experience includes serving as worship leader for a Promise Keepers gathering, worship leader for the International Center for Biblical Counseling Biennial Conference and as chairman for several Association of Christian Schools International children’s choral festivals in Orange County, Calif.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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