Mel Kennedy is a musicianary (musician and missionary), award-nominated recording artist, liturgical trainer, and inspirational speaker. She is currently working toward her Doctor of Ministry in Applied Ministries from Graduate Theological Foundation. Mel holds a Master of Arts degree in Liturgical Ministry and Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Studies from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. She is a National Association of Pastoral Musicians’ Certified Cantor Colleague. She has shared her ministry at concerts, prayer services, retreats, and conferences across the United States and Canada. In addition to her live performances, she has released five contemporary Christian CDs. Her ministry is about empowering and inspiring men and women to share their faith and radiate God’s love through liturgy, service, relationship, and the simple actions of day to day life.