Dordt College News

Students tour with Dordt College traveling worship group

June 6, 2013

Dordt College is taking its worship team on the road. This summer five Dordt musicians with a passion for leading praise and worship make up the group called The New City.

Students include seniors Matt DeJong (Lansing, Illinois), Jeremy Engbers (Pella, Iowa), Austin Herrema (Highlands Ranch, Colorado), Christopher Postma, and 2013 Dordt graduate Mia Kornelis (Sioux Center, Iowa). 

This is the college’s first traveling praise team. “This is a great development for our growing worship arts program, and we are very excited about this pilot project, as well as the talent and character of the students selected,” said Dordt College Dean of Chapel Aaron Baart.

The group is performing and worshiping in churches, camps, youth groups, retreats, and other community events.

Campus Ministries Coordinator Jon De Groot and the students coordinate the group’s schedule together. To book them for your event, contact De Groot at or Student Director Mia Kornelis at You can follow them on Twitter @DCTravWorship.

An institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt College equips students, faculty, alumni, and the broader community to work toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life. Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive college named to the best college lists by U.S. News & World Report,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review.

Summer performance dates
May 15-17: On campus practice and team building retreat
May 19: Sanborn Christian Reformed Church (Sanborn, Iowa)
June 2: Living Water Christian Reformed Church (Orange City, Iowa)
June 3-7: Inspiration Hills Camp (Inwood, Iowa)
June 9: Shalom CRC (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
June 15: Rise Fest (Sheldon, Iowa) tentative
June 16: Sheldon Christian Reformed Church (Sheldon, Iowa)
June 17-21: Inspiration Hills Camp (Inwood, Iowa)
June 23: Rejoice (Le Mars, IA)
June 24-28: Dordt Discovery Days (on campus)
July 1-2: FYF Conference (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
July 3-5: Chicago (tentative)
July 7: First Reformed Church (Sioux Center, Iowa)
July 8-12: Inspiration Hills Camp (Inwood, Iowa)
July 16-17: City Church youth event (Madison, Wisconsin)
July 21-26: Sand Hill Lake Camp (Foston, Minnesota)
July 28-August 2: Ingham Okoboji LiveWire Festival (Okoboji, Iowa)

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