Songwriting Seminar

Songwriting Seminar

CCV will be hosting Justin Reid for a Songwriting Seminar on Friday, September 24th! The event is free to attend but if you come early for pizza, we ask that you pitch in for $5. We will also be collecting small items for a gift basket — such as gift cards, candles, gum, snacks, or anything relatively small.


  • 5:45 pm Pizza (optional | $5 per person)
  • 6:30 pm Seminar starts
  • 8:30 pm Seminar ends

Feel free to invite friends & family! Please share this email and help me spread the word! Let’s fill up CCV!

Please RSVP if you plan to come for pizza. Any questions? Contact Micah Demass at !

Whether you have never written a song before or are a seasoned songwriter, this seminar is for you!

The focus of this seminar will be helping people write the song that God has put in them.

Topics to be covered will include:

  • The creative process
  • Lyric writing
  • Overcoming writer’s block

Justin Reid has his Masters's Degree in Music Theory Pedagogy from Michigan State University and an Associates's Degree in Recording Technology from Grand Rapids Community College. He has over 20 years of songwriting experience and has lead worship for 15 years. Justin has written and recorded three albums with previous bands, three solo albums, and co-written internationally with recording artist Iron Heart from the Dominican Republic. He has taught everything from beginner piano to children to college-level courses for the Michigan State University Music Department.

Justin’s passion is for people to fall in love with Jesus and create art that makes God known.

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