Meet Our Team

Ryan Shenk, MA

Assistant Professor, Director of Worship Arts Studies, Director of Contemporary Bands

Department: Music, Worship & Performing Arts

Office Location: Lancaster

Ryan’s passion and work have been to serve the church since his graduation from LBC in 1997. This has taken shape in local church leadership throughout the northeast. Teaching in a variety of environments from classroom to stage since 2014, Ryan coordinates the Worship Arts degree program. His goal is to develop artist leaders with sharp skills and soft hearts to build the church and embody the gospel through congregation and community.

His academic interests are in studying ministry as culture and advocating for a broader integration worship and justice.

Ryan and his wife, AJ, were married in 1999, and they enjoy a lively home that includes both biological and foster children along with three dogs.


MA in Theological and Cultural Anthropology – Eastern University,  St. David’s, PA
BS in Bible – Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA


“Nothing is truly learned until it is put into action.” — Mr. Shenk


“Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship.” – Romans 12:1