Larry E. Schultz

Alfred Author-Larry E. Schultz

Larry E. Schultz is the Minister of Music for Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina, and is a productive composer and hymn writer.

His educational background includes the Bachelor of Music Degree in Theory and Composition from Oklahoma Baptist University (1986) and the Master of Church Music Degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1989).

His published compositions include sacred and secular choral anthems for children, youth and adults, two children’s musicals, a church music resource for preschool and younger elementary children, hymns, and a variety of other church vocal and instrumental music.

In 2003, his hymn, Where Ocean Meets the Rocky Coast, was declared winner of a hymn search celebrating the 275th Anniversary Year of First Congregational Church, Scarborough, Maine. His communion hymn, Come and Feast for All Are Welcomed, was declared winner of the 2004 Communion Hymn Search sponsored by Orange United Methodist Church, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His anthem, Song for the Generations, won the children’s division of the Fellowship of Baptist Pastoral Musicians 2009 anthem competition.