Keith & Kristyn Getty Announce a FREE Live Simulcast of the SOLD OUT Sing! Worship Conference & Concert at the Ryman Auditorium

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2018—Keith and Kristyn Getty of Getty Music announced today that the upcoming, SOLD OUT Getty Music Worship Conference-Sing! will be live simulcasted around the world, Sept. 10-12. The conference, which is in its second year will be hosted at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., and has become one of the most popular worship and theology events of the year with more than 7,500 registered attendees.

 

 

Members of the national press who are interested in covering the conference but unable to attend in-person are invited to join the live simulcast by registering for free online. Press can also request interviews with event speakers by contacting Elizabeth Bristow at press@gettymusic.com.

 

The Sing! Worship Conference sold out after an unprecedented demand for tickets but the Getty’s aim to resource church leaders and musicians by offering all seven plenary sessions, many breakout sessions, exclusive interviews and content for FREE through the live simulcast. The concert series at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium where the Getty’s will be debuting new Psalms-inspired songs will also be featured on the live simulcast.

 

Those who register for the live simulcast in advance will receive 25 free songs from the Gettys.

 

In addition to Keith and Kristyn Getty, the event will feature more than 50 dynamic speakers and artists from diverse traditions including:

 

  • Alistair Begg, Senior Pastor of Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio; Bible teacher at Truth for Life

  • David Platt, Founder, Radical Ministries; Author of best selling book, “Radical”

  • John MacAurthur, Pastor, Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, Calif.; President, Grace to You

  • H.B. Charles, Pastor-Teacher, Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, Jacksonville and Orange Park, Fla.

  • John Piper, Founder and Teacher, Desiring God, Author of best selling books

  • Timothy Keller (by video) Founding Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, N.Y., Author of “The Reason for God”

  • Nancy Guthrie, Host of Help Me Teach the Bible podcast; Contributor to The Gospel Coalition

  • Trip Lee, Hip-hop artist, Author of “The Good Life”; Founder of Built to Brag in Atlanta, Ga., Speaker at Christian conferences and events

  • J.D. Greear, President, Southern Baptist Convention; Pastor, The Summit Church, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

 

Artists and musicians participating in the Ryman Auditorium concert series include:

 

  • Stuart Townend, Songwriter, Musician, Worship Leader

  • Laura Story, GRAMMY Award Songwriter and Singer known for her chart-topping song, “Blessings”

  • John Patitucci, American Jazz Bassist and Composer

  • David Kim, Concertmaster, Philadelphia Orchestra

  • Sandra McCracken, Songwriter, Modern-Hymn Writer

  • Shane & Shane, Worship Leaders, Co-Founders of “The Worship Initiative”  

  • Phil Keaggy, Guitarist and Vocalist, Recipient of multiple GMA Dove Awards  

 

“This conference is for pastors and church leaders on encouraging and reforming congregational worship,” said Keith Getty. “We want to celebrate how worship transforms individuals, families and churches and strengthen and encourage congregational singing in churches.”

 

According to CCLI, in their licensed territories, an estimated 40-50 million people are singing Getty hymns in church services each year, while the songs’ publishers, Integrity Music, believe a wider assessment of Getty/Townend catalogue is likely closer to 100 million considering its popularity throughout Asia and their unique ability to be sung in traditional and classical contexts of church music.

 

The Sing! Conference gratefully acknowledges the support and sponsorship of Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM), the nation’s original health cost-sharing ministry providing compassionate, faith-based healthcare cost solutions for Christians in all 50 states and around the world.

 

CHM president and CEO, Rev. Dr. Howard S. Russell, says, “We don’t want to just be a sponsor; we want to be a partner in spreading the message. There is a strong relationship between spiritual and physical health, and we believe that the Sing! conference is uniquely able to help encourage both, in individuals, in families and in congregations of believers.”

 

About Keith and Kristyn Getty: Keith and Kristyn Getty occupy a unique space in the world of music today as preeminent modern hymn writers. In re-inventing the traditional hymn form, they are creating and cultivating a catalogue of songs teaching Christian doctrine and crossing the genres of traditional, classical, folk and contemporary composition which are sung the world over. In 2017, Keith Getty was made an “Officer of the Order of the British Empire” (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to "music and modern hymn writing," marking the first time the award had been given to an individual involved in the world of contemporary church music. Keith and Kristyn Getty are the authors of “Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church,” published in 2017 by B&H Publishing Group.

 

About CHM: Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM) enables its hundreds of thousands of members to participate biblically, affordably and compassionately in paying each other’s medical bills. A nonprofit organization, CHM began in 1981 and is America’s original Christian health cost sharing ministry. CHM enables its 21st century Christian members to live the Book of Acts example of first century Christians sharing to meet each other’s needs—spiritually and financially—through some of life’s most challenging circumstances. CHM is an eligible option under the Affordable Care Act; is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity; is the only health cost sharing ministry heard on The Dave Ramsey show; and its members have shared over $3 billion in each other’s medical bills. The CHM website is www.chministries.org.

 

To request an interview with Keith Getty and/or other Sing! Conference speakers contact Elizabeth Bristow by email at press@gettymusic.com

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Scott Revo