Nancy Krause has been a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in OKC since 1981 and the Director of Music Ministry for the last 22 years. She volunteered as Youth Choir and Adult Handbell Choir director prior to being hired as staff and has been directing those groups for 30 years. She supervises a diverse music program of singing and handbell choirs as well as a contemporary band. She currently directs a Youth and Adult Singing Choir as well as a youth and Adult Handbell Choir.
She enjoys collaborations and has chaired a committee that organized a festival annually for all Lutheran Churches in the OKC Metro with conductors such as Weston Noble, Craig Arnold, Brad Holmes and Z Randall Stroope. Most recently, she has chaired a committee through the Oklahoma Alliance of Liturgy & The Arts that planned a 20th Anniversary Commemoration of the OKC Bombing in April of 2015 recruiting a choir of 168 singers from metro churches across denominational lines and led by Dr. Anton Armstrong.
2016 Breakout Sessions
Panel Discussion: Recruiting and Working With Volunteers
How should I seek out people to serve in the music and worship ministry? What will help motivate my volunteers? How can I shape and develop a structure for volunteering that invites and encourages others to join? This session focuses on questions and tactics regarding recruitment, motivation, training, and organization, and will help you develop of vision for volunteer-work within the church.