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

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The Grand Rapids Diocese Celebrates the Holy Year of Mercy in Song

Merciful Like the Father

     NPM-GR and Diocese of Grand Rapids

Multiple dates, multiple locations!

An event for all the folks of our parishes: musicians and non-musicians alike. The NPM chapter, working in partnership with the diocese, will repeat this event in six locations scattered around the diocese at 7:00 pm Friday evenings this spring and next fall. Two additional fall sessions are being prepared for Spanish speakers... More »


A Letter from Bishop Walkowiak

Read at our March 31 Chapter Banquet

As heard at our chapter banquet, we share here the bishop's letter to the members of the chapter.

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 pm | at St. Mary Church

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 »