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Karitos INDY ' 13 - May 4th

posted Mar 17, 2013, 10:40 AM by Susannah Francis   [ updated Mar 23, 2013, 5:56 PM ]

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Faculty Bios
(as of March 22nd)


Rev. Bob Hay has been involved with music and the arts in various capacities since the early 1970’s. He background includes extensive experience as a concert promoter as well as stints as a manager and agent. Using the arts in evangelism he has seen thousands of souls come to Christ. His passion is to see a restoration of 2 Chronicles 20 with musicians taking their place at the front of the Army of God.


Rev. Courtney Hay has known from an early age that her life would revolve around music. She served on the music faculty at YWAM’s North American Performing Arts Base in Cambridge, Ontario. For fifteen years she was part of the worship team for the Christian Celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem. A multi-instrumentalist, she was a featured soloist on Paul Wilbur’s Hosanna-Integrity CD, Jerusalem Arise. She is a Vice President of the Karitos Worship & Arts Conference.


Maura Hoagland has received extensive ballet and modern training in dance companies of Boston, MA and Louisville, KY. Maura was the founding Coordinator of the Christian Dance Fellowship of New England and Dance Immanuel, an interdenominational dance ministry. She and her husband Phillip are ordained ministers and founders of Adveniat Regnum Tuum Ministries in KY. Currently Maura teaches various forms of dance within the Kentuckian homeschooling community.

Phillip Hoagland
 has an A.B. Cum Laude in Thas an A.B. Cum Laude in Theatre and English from Wabash College, and an M.A.T. from University of Louisville. He has taught Theatre Arts in Louisville for 18 years, and his theatrical experience encompasses almost every aspect of production.

Catherine Howie has been singing and writing, mostly about the simple, ordinary stuff of life, since she was very little.  Her living room was often a Broadway stage or a concert hall on which she directed her brothers and sister in impromptu (mostly audience-less!) productions. Now that she’s (almost) grown up she directs Halcyon Arts, a department of A. C. T., Intl based in Nashville, TN.  Catherine is an active blogger, fiber and paper artist, a photographer, and a student of creativity (  She and Tomas, her husband of 29 years, share their home in Fishers, Indiana with the cutest Border Collie in the world, Lizzie, and are parents of two grown sons.

Evelyn Johnson was born and raised on the East side of Indianapolis and is a member of Downey Avenue Christian Church in Irvington, where she sings in the choir and as a soloist. She holds a Master of Music degree in Voice from Indiana University and has completed apprenticeships with regional opera companies. Evelyn was a semi-finalist in the Bel Canto Foundation Italian Opera Competition in Chicago and has performed frequently with the Indianapolis Opera and as soprano soloist for various local venues and concerts throughout the years. She currently sits on the board of directors for Harmonie Opera Club in Indianapolis. She teaches private voice in addition to working part-time as a financial assistant for Christ Church Cathedral here in Indianapolis. Evelyn is married and has two children.

Indy Voice Studio:

As a Choreographer, Artistic Director, Producer, Tiffany Johnson is Founder and Director of The Sacred Dance Institute, engages in several local productions and enjoys a large repertoire of original works performed by Companies and groups under her Artistic Direction. Through this calling, Tiffany has been blessed to serve and see many grow deeper in their Relationship with God, their Calling in Christ and operate in the Power of the Holy Spirit. With notable service in the Indianapolis community, she is also often requested for guest lecturing, motivational speaking, creative consulting and mentoring.

Sacred Dance Institute:

Charl'z L. Kay is the Vice President of Performing Arts with Into God Network (N2G), specializing in Vocal Performance, Theatre, and Pantomime. Desiring to see other Christian artists hone their craft properly, Charl'z is currently turning his talents outward as a Vocal and Theatre Coach. “I don't believe that the Art of Worship should ever overshadow the Heart of Worship. It's our responsibility to stay mindful of this, and I try to instill this mindset into all of my students." Charl'z is a member of The House That Love Built, where he sings on the worship team and serves as an Elder.

Pastor Cory Ratliff serves as the Assistant Liaison to Harry Stackhouse, senior Pastor of the Sign of the Dove ministries. He has ministered globally from the pulpit as well as the classroom teaching the mysteries of God to young and mature Christians. He has a strong passion for young people to see them grow into the fullness of Christ. He has extensive experience in conducting choirs and coaching soloist. He has been a speaker at many workshops and conferences on worship. Pastor Cory is also a choreographer and stage director. He has produced several original productions for the church that encourage the body of Christ. He is also noted as a lyricist, composer and recording artist in praise and worship with two CD’s to his credit entitled “Let Your Glory Return to this Temple” and newly released “Fruit of My Lips”.


Joelson “Joey” Santos has a vision for developing leaders and seeing the Body of Christ reach its full potential, possessing a deep desire to pass on what God has given him through his experiences and by prayer and study. As of May of 2007, he works full time for Mount Pleasant Christian Church as Worship Programming and Communications Pastor He oversees the media and productions of each service and on a daily basis manage the communication department, which involves all church database, websites, marketing and publications.

LeAnzar Stockley is the founder of Into God Network and serves as the Worship Leader at Covenant Life Worship Center and The Caring Place God’s Way Ministries both in Illinois. Holding an Associate’s Degree of Worship Arts, Pastor LeAnzar serves nationally and internationally as spirit-filled worship consultant, worship leader, and workshop clinician and worship missionary. Pastor LeAnzar also holds a Degree in Psychology & Christian Counseling along with an Advanced Diploma in Biblical Counseling. He is a published author and the Department Head of the Worship & Vocal Track for the Karitos Worship & Arts Conference.

Into God Network (N2G Network):