Still Considering or Struggling | Bryan Gerlach

Bryan Gerlach

Still Considering the New Hymnal, or Struggling with Introduction?

This session is for people from congregations that haven’t yet adopted the new hymnal and for those who feel that introduction has not gone so well. It offers an overview of features, shares some interesting back stories on various decisions and hymns, and answers questions raised by attendees.

Bio | Bryan Gerlach

Rev. Gerlach served parishes in Texas and California before becoming WELS’ first director for worship in 1996, the year of the first national worship conference. He has been involved in planning every conference since 1996 as well as with introduction plans and resources for both the 1993 and 2021 hymnals. In addition to seminary training, he holds the Master of Church Music degree from Concordia University Chicago. He regularly plays organ in two Milwaukee-area churches.