Wybron, Inc. today announced that Terry Taylor and John Tabor have joined Wybron to help serve the house of worship market’s lighting needs.
Previously, Taylor served as head of lighting designs at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Tabor as assistant lighting designer at New Life.
“I am thrilled that these two successful and high-profile church lighting experts have joined Wybron to support our focus in this vertical market,” says Larry Turner, CEO of Wybron. “With Terry and John, Wybron is already improving its role of providing churches with the best possible lighting fixtures and retrofit products that benefit the emotional process of worshiping.”
Taylor notes, “Wybron truly reflects the best of what a lighting manufacturer can deliver to the house of worship space. Because John and I have worked together as a lighting design team and as consultants to churches of all sizes, we are extremely enthusiastic about bringing our knowledge to Wybron to help it reach its goals in this market we know so well.”
As manager of New Life Church’s lighting department for 10 years, Taylor was responsible for lighting systems design, programming and operation, maintenance, and repair. He designed, installed, and programmed lighting for various spaces on New Life’s campus, including The Tent, The Theatre, and The New Worship Center. In addition to coordinating the church’s events for its 14,000 members, Taylor designed and managed other worship events, such as Life Giving Leadership Conference, The Four Square Church, The Gathering, and Compassion International’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.
From 2004 to 2006, Taylor developed and instructed the lighting course for the Enter Worship Conferences. In 2004, Taylor completed High End Systems’ Certified Technician Program. He is a graduate of Denver Technical College with an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science and Electronics Engineering Technician.
As assistant lighting director for New Life Church, Tabor was responsible for customizing, rigging, and troubleshooting the church’s extensive lighting systems in its different worship spaces. He also was responsible for running the lighting consoles and working with the church’s lighting volunteers. Prior to joining New Life, Tabor was the sound engineer for Waimea Music in Kona, Hawaii and was a youth pastor and technical director, responsible for arranging church youth departments, events, and concerts around the country. He holds a Video Production Degree and graduated Discipleship Training School from University of the Nations in Kona.
Taylor and Tabor have also designed corporate events and numerous retreats for youth groups and well-known musicians through a consulting service they founded to assist church clients around the nation with their lighting, video, and sound design needs.