Nathan Proctor grew up in Iowa, and holds degrees in church music and organ performance from St. Olaf College and Indiana University, having studied with John Ferguson and Larry Smith. He has served congregations in Minnesota, California, and North Carolina, and is currently Organist and Director of Worship, Music, and Arts at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Northfield, MN. In addition to overseeing a large and vibrant music program, each week he leads two worship services at the organ and directs choirs of youth and adults. He is also an active clinician and hymn festival leader. In the summer of 2016, he served as one of the co-directors for the Montreat Youth Conferences and in September lead music for the Montreat Worship and Arts Conference. Nathan has written articles for Call to Worship and Presbyterians Today.