Worship Arts Ensemble

The Center for Worship is committed to exploring worship studies and contemporary musical worship, and sharing the story of how God’s people live out the blessed hope given to us through Jesus Christ. SPU students are engaging the culture and impacting communities with music that speaks peace, healing, and hope to the world.

“The Kingdom and the Gospel”

“The Kingdom and the Gospel is a three-part musical montage based on selected passages of Scripture. The songs on the three CDs are performed by the Seattle Pacific University Worship Arts Ensemble, and many were written or arranged by students.

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“The Kingdom and the Gospel
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“The Kingdom and the Gospel: Psalms, Laments, and Meditations”
Order your copy online through SPU ($9.99, plus S&H) or save on postage and pick up a CD at the Office of University Ministries!

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“The Kingdom and the Gospel: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs”
This recording is dedicated to the memory of Joe Snell (1963–2009), who served faithfully as assistant director of student programs and director of intercultural affairs at Seattle Pacific for six years.

Order your copy online through SPU ($9.99, plus S&H), order on iTunes, or pick one up at the Office of University Ministries.

Other Recordings

Top 40 Live Worship

“Top 40 Live Worship” (Maranatha Music)
Purchase on iTunes.

We Have A Home

“We Have A Home”
Purchase on iTunes.

Shades of Blue

“Shades of Blue”
Purchase on iTunes.

GospeFest 2009

Watch "GospelFest 2009"

Featuring a 500-voice mass choir under the direction of Center for Worship Director Stephen Newby, Pastor Pat Wright, Juan Huey Ray, Cora Jackson, Phyllis Byrdwell, and Pastor Gary Wyatt. Choirs include Total Experience Gospel Choir, JudahSong, SureHouse, The Sound, University of Washington Gospel Choir, SPU's Gospel and Concert Choirs, and some of the best church choirs around.