Tag Archive: leadership

rich kirkpatrick!

Rich Kirkpatrick – Social Media Guru

Rich is a coffee fanatic, social media addict and wannabe techie geek as well as a vocational musician. A native of the Silicon Valley area, Rich moved his family of creatives to the area in 2007. He is married to his best friend Tammy, an educator and has two kids—a daughter 18, son 13. Even the family dog named Copper shares the creative spirit of the Kirkpatrick tribe. Rich has served in worship and ministry since college and has grown a readership of creatives and influencers who interact with his blog about faith, culture and ministry leadership. He loves leading worship and desires to see those he leads enthusiastically celebrate God’s grace together each weekend. worshipmythbusters.com  We’re excited to have him sharing on social media and leadership this year.

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karl verkade!

Karl Verkade – Guitarist/Worship Leader/Effects Specialist

Karl is an accomplished musician and dedicated leader.  His worshipful heart, incredible tone and knowledge of effects pedals make him a hot commodity in the Temecula Valley…  not to mention his obsession with anything that has anything to do with U2.

He’s currently the Worship Pastor at Crosspoint Church.  Karl is dedicated to helping guitarists find that perfect tone.  His blog “Guitar for Worship” gets plenty of traffic due to that dedication as well as his recent film scoring endeavors, pedal shoot-out videos and his constant doting on The Edge from U2.  We’re excited to have Karl and his team with us again this year!

chris surdock!

Chris Surdock – Worship Leader/Speaker

Chris is an old friend of ours.  He has experience leading worship around the world.  His album “I’m So Excited” has been a blessing to people in Brazil, Mexico and all across the U.S.  With over 18 years of worship leading experience, Chris has recently focused his attention on mentoring other worship leaders, young and old.  We’re excited to have Chris with us this year.   chrissurdock.com He’ll be sharing with us on Saturday night!



aaron crane just added!

Aaron Crane – Worship Leader/Pianist/Synth/Loops

Aaron is an accomplished worship leader and pianist.  A graduate of Vanguard University, Aaron has been leading worship for over 10 years.  Currently Aaron is the worship pastor at New Covenant Church here in Murrieta.  He’s known for his passionate leadership and attention to detail.  We’re excited to have Aaron bring his expertise in the areas of synthesizers, loops and overall leadership this year.