When: Saturdays, Mar 3, 10, 17, 23

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Where: MGA – Main Sanctuary (unless otherwise noted)

Who: Anyone can be a part of this, but there are some important prerequisites listed below

Cost: $35/student

Our Teacher: Dan Gillies – Dan attends Fort City church and is an integral part of their worship ministry. He is a long time friend of MGA and has partnered with Pastor Gordon previously in leading Guitar Church. Dan is a full time guitar teacher at Keyano College and plays extensively around Fort McMurray for concerts, corporate events, and solo performances.


In order to best help the group in learning we require that each student…

*have their own guitar and capo

*is able to play and change basic open chords competently (A, Am, C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G)

*knows the string names

*knows at least one basic strum pattern

**failure to have these skills may cause frustration during the sessions. The good news is that these can all be learned in less than two weeks with some intentional practice.

What You Will Learn:

*basic/intermediate chord vocabulary relating to worship

*how to change strings

*parts of the guitar

*how to use a capo

*8 different strum patterns

*4 fingerpicking patterns

*basic music theory

*taking care of your instrument

*6 worship songs


Please register here: