National Association of Pastoral Musicians
Grand Rapids Chapter

Supporting all music ministers as they seek to utilize their art
to enhance worship and prayer throughout the Diocese of Grand Rapids

NPM-GR Chapter Newsletters

Our chapter newsletter is the best place to get the most up-to-date information! If you are not already receiving our newsletters, let us know right away! See for yourself  »

Did you miss the Blessing of Musicians?

Take a look at the statements of commitment the bishop asked of us... More »

Attention Music Students

Student Membership

A new initiative designed to reach out to college students pursuing liturgical music studies

The board members of NPM-Grand Rapids has just established a fund to pay the NPM national membership dues for students pursuing studies in liturgical music and related fields! All students attending a college within the diocese, as well as residents of the diocese who are studying outside the area, are eligible to apply... More »

Prayer of Peace, © Dave Johnson / Dave Johnson Photography

In the Spirit of Taizé:
The Grand Rapids Prayer of Peace

2nd Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. | at St. Mary Church
AND 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. | at Dominican Chapel-Marywood

An NPM-GR Chapter Event

To open the gates of trust in God, nothing can replace the beauty of human voices united in song... More »

Parish Music Leadership Mentoring

A program for persons in parish music leadership positions... More »


2016 Calvin Symposium on Worship

January 28–January 30 | Grand Rapids

The annual Calvin Symposium on Worship is a three-day conference sponsored by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. The conference brings together a wide audience of artists, musicians, pastors, scholars, students, worship leaders and planners, and other interested worshipers. People come from around the world for a time of fellowship, worship, and learning together, seeking to develop their gifts, encourage each other and renew their commitment to the full ministry of the church... More »


NPM DMMD Winter Colloquium:
Toward Intercultural Liturgy in a Multicultural Community

January 31–February 2 | Daytona Beach, Florida
with Father Mark Francis, CSV

How do we move past frustration and into harmonization, especially when it comes to Liturgy in a multicultural community?... More »