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

National Convention in Grand Rapids, July 6-10, 2015

38th Annual Convention of NPM

Grand Rapids, Michigan | July 6-10, 2015

We welcome the world to Grand Rapids to celebrate the thirty-eighth year of such gatherings to celebrate, to learn, and to re-dedicate ourselves to our shared ministry so that the coming year—and every year in which we minister in the power of the Spirit—may be acceptable to the Lord. Register, read more... »

Volunteers Needed

Convention Volunteers Needed!

Dear members and friends of NPM Grand Rapids,
Our convention is just weeks away and right now we need about 150 volunteers to sign up to help this event run smoothly and make our visitors truly experience Grand Rapids!
If you can give us just four hours of your service on one day of the convention, you will become an integral part of NPM 2015.

Go to to learn all about it and to sign up.

We are CALLED TO JOY AND HOPE! Let the Servant Church Arise!
—Bob Batastini, Chapter Director

Volunteers Needed

Convention "Sampler"

You'd love to take advantage of all that this convention has to offer, but you have to work; however, you can take time on Friday to participate in what this visit has to offer... More »


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  »


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 »


Mass of Grace by Gordon Proulx available for use in the Diocese of Grand Rapids

This lovely, singable setting is available as a free pdf download!... More »