Neaveill, Ryan

NeaveillRyan Neaveill received his bachelor's degree in Music Composition and Theory from Illinois Wesleyan in 1989. For many years, he directed church music programs in the United Methodist Church, including Eureka United Methodist Church in Eureka, Illinois (1989-1995), Urbana United Methodist Church in Urbana, Illinois (1997-2002), and Grace United Methodist Church in Decatur, Illinois (2002-2007). He did masters level work at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.

After many years as a United Methodist, Ryan "defected" to the United Church of Christ, but he continues to cherish his United Methodist roots.

Ryan is an accomplished composer and arranger with a number of pieces published by Hinshaw Music, Inc., Theodore Presser Co., Concordia Publishing House, and Abingdon Press. He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

Ryan's music is available on his website He lives in Champaign, Illinois, with his wife, Jessica, and enjoys spending time with his two adorable kids, Levi and Lena.


Contact Information:
E-mail: [email protected]
Ryan D. Neaveill
PO Box 3662
Champaign, IL 61826


Works by Ryan Neaveill Available on the Discipleship Ministries Website:

  1. Behold, The Savior Of Mankind
  2. Christ Will Come Again (Great Thanksgiving)
  3. Come, Holy Spirit, Raise Our Songs
  4. Come, Let Us With Our Lord Arise
  5. Doxology I, II, And III Trilogy
  6. Evening Hymn (O God Whose Daylight Leadeth)
  7. Give Me a New, a Perfect Heart
  8. Great Amen (Great Thanksgiving)
  9. Great Thanksgiving Musical Responses - for Holy Communion
  10. Have Thine Own Way, Lord (Beethoven) - New Setting
  11. Holy, Holy, Holy (Great Thanksgiving)
  12. Hosanna! Save, Mighty Lord - Sacred Harp Hymn for Palm Sunday
  13. I Heard the Voice of Jesus
  14. Keyboard Music For Worship - Prelude XI
  15. Keyboard Music For Worship - Prelude XII
  16. Keyboard Music For Worship - Prelude XVII
  17. Lent And Good Friday Hymns
  18. Lord Be With You, The (Great Thanksgiving)
  19. My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
  20. The New Colossus (Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor)
  21. O Jesus, Full of Grace — Suitable for Lent
  22. O Love Divine, What Hast Thou Done?
  23. O What Delight Is This — Hymn for Holy Communion
  24. This Child We Dedicate to Thee - Baptism Hymn
  25. 'Tis Finished! the Messiah Dies
  26. We Take This Bread
  27. Were You There?
  28. Wesley Hymns To Loder Tune
  29. What Wondrous Love Is This?

Categories: Worship, Music, Composers