Songwriting Course At LST


Intensive course at London School of Theology

10-11th November 2017

Write songs for worship or performance?

Want to spark your creativity, hone your lyrics and inspire your music?

This is the course for you!

Leaders include: Geraldine (Latty) Luce (LST Lecturer in Music and Worship) Sam Hargreaves (RESOUND Worship, Engage Worship)

Also, joining us this year for an evening of music, worship and ministry is London-based singer, songwriter and worship leader Danny O’Callaghan (David’s Tent, King Cross Church).

Join LST Music & Worship students and faculty, as we explore together the gift of writing new songs.  We’ll discuss ideas and principles while giving lots of opportunities to start creating and receive expert feedback.

Ideal for:

  • Beginner and experienced songwriters
  • Worship leaders
  • Performing musicians

Topics include:

  • Getting inspiration
  • Honing lyrics
  • Writing great melodies
  • Worship songs and performance songs
  • Jumping out of writer’s block
  • Metaphor and imagery in lyrics



Geraldine (Latty) Luce is a lecturer at LST, bringing extensive experience as a worship minister both in local church and nationally.  She is a prolific song-writer, with numerous CDs, published songs, and material in a wide variety of styles. She was signed to Kingsway Music and now shares material through the site.  She has a gift for drawing unique gifts out of other people, encouraging and challenging songwriters beyond their comfort zone. Her latest project Can You See It? is widely available.

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 Sam Hargreaves is a visiting lecture at London School of Theology and also runs with his wife Sara.  As part of the group he writes and shares worship songs worldwide, including “Jesus, lead us to the Father” and “Come you thankful people”.  These have been featured in songbooks and on CDs for events like Spring Harvest and Keswick. Sam and Sara’s newest book Whole Life Worship is available from IVP.

Guest Artist

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Danny O’Callaghan is a singer, songwriter and worship leader living in London. Having been involved in leading worship in local churches for over 15 years, he currently calls Kings Cross Church (KXC) home. Danny served for 5 years as worship director for David’s Tent and has previously been featured in worship compilations and participated in numerous events around the UK and Europe. In 2016 he released his debut EP, Son of My Father.


Friday in Oct

4.00-6.00pm    Sessions 1-4.

6.00pm            Dinner in dining hall

7.00-9.00         Session 5&6 with Danny O’Callaghan

Saturday in Oct

10.00 am         Sessions 7-9.

12.20am          Lunch.

2.00 pm           Sessions 10-12.

5.30 pm           Break for dinner.

7.00-9.00         Session 13-14, sharing songs


(includes dinner on Friday, lunch and dinner on Saturday)

Intensive Fees:

Visiting Student without Assessment: £149

Visiting Student with Assessment: £675

Visiting students with assessment will need to submit mini-assignments throughout the year by email, and attend additional training on 23rd and 24th February 2018.

Contact Matthew Green 01923 456220, for details or to book places.


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