The Humanitas Forum – Keith Getty

Please remember that Irish hymn-writer Keith Getty will be speaking this coming Friday, November 15, in The Humanitas Forum.  You may register by going here — all additional details are below.


In Christ Alone:

Hymns for the Christian Life



Keith Getty


Hymn Writer, Worship Leader






Friday, November 15, 2013 — 7:00 p.m.


School of Nursing and Health Science Building Auditorium

Tennessee Tech Campus

Cookeville, Tennessee


Keith Getty is a leader in the current revival of the lost art of hymn writing.  In collaboration with Stuart Townend and his wife Kristyn, Getty’s credits include numerous popular modern hymns: “Behold the Lamb,” “May the Peace of God,” “The Power of the Cross,” and “Come, People of the Risen King.”  The signature piece of the Getty/Townend team, “In Christ Alone,” was recently described by a prominent Church historian as “well on its way to becoming the ‘Amazing Grace’ of this generation.”


Keith Getty and his collaborators aim to write songs that teach the faith.  They also want to create a timeless musical style that every generation can sing, reflecting a passion for congregational singing.  Their musical philosophy has been described as a combination of good theology and practical faith, all wrapped up in a singable tune.


Through a presentation of well-known modern and traditional hymns, Keith Getty will share ideas, encouragement and instruction on the importance of theologically-rich lyrics, the craft of well-written songs, and the roles of pastor, worship leader, choir and congregation in the church service.


The Humanitas Forum welcomes Campus Outreach at Tennessee Tech as co-sponsor of Keith Getty’s talk.



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Admission:  Free but registration is required.  Register at

Location:  Whitson-Hester School of Nursing and Health Science Building Auditorium, Tennessee Tech,         10 West 7th Street, Cookeville, Tennessee

Time:  7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Contact:  Michael Poore, Director, The Humanitas Forum, (931) 239-8735,




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