To help us focus on the most important part of the conference, we begin the day and most plenary talks with devotionals or singing together.

See details and practice music below. Help enhance the beauty of these age-old songs with 4-part harmony!

Morning Devotions & Songs

8:00–8:30 AM
Grand Ballroom

2024 Song List (at devotions and throughout the day)

See the Sheet Music (PDF)

  • All People that on Earth Do Dwell
  • Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • Our God, Our Help in Ages Past
  • The King of Love My Shepherd Is
  • Now Thank We All Our God
  • Come, Thou Almighty King
  • Jesus Shall Reign Where’er the Sun
  • Come, Thou Fount
  • Holy, Holy, Holy!

Meet our Music Leader

Jarrod Richey has been teaching general music and choir classes at Geneva Academy in West Monroe, LA, since 2008. He received his Master of Music degree from the University of Louisiana Monroe. Mr. Richey completed his Kodály music teacher certification from Wichita State University. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in Church Music and Worship at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX. Each summer, he teaches musicianship, folk-dancing, and special topics courses in July for the New Saint Andrews College Conservatory of Music and its two-week Kodály Music Teacher training program (Chenaniah Summer Music Institute). Mr. Richey is the author of BACH to the Future: Fostering Music Literacy Today (2016). He is the general editor and contributing author for the ACCS publication Raise the Song: A Classical Christian Guide to Music Education (2019). He is the general editor for LET JOY RESOUND: A Singing School Hymnal, coming out in Summer 2024 at When not working on the above projects, he’s writing at “Musically Speaking” ( Jarrod and his lovely wife, Sarah, have seven choristers in training ranging from toddler to seventeen. Learn more.

Learn more about Let Joy Resound: A Singing School Hymnal