NPM Saint Louis

National Association of Pastoral Musicians - St. Louis Chapter & Duchesne Branch


2018/2019 Program Year

This 2018/2018 calendar reflects the current plans for the NPM St. Louis Chapter. All items are tentative and subject to change. So, if you're a pastoral musician, ask yourself a simple question - are these the kind of events which excite you? Make plans to join us - we're waiting for you.


September 24, 2018 (Monday) - combined AGO/NPM meeting - Psalmody Workshop

Presenter is Dr. Clint McCann from Eden Seminary.  Location is Hope United Church of Christ, 6273 Eichelberger Street, Saint Louis, MO 63109

6:30 p.m. dinner (optional) - cost $15.  RSVP necessary - Kathleen Bolduan [] or 314.853.5011.

7:30 p.m. program - if you wish to decline dinner

October 8, 2018 (Monday) - 7-8:30 p.m. - "Sing a New Psalm" - Responsorial Psalm Resources

Little Flower Church, 1264 Arch Terrace, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

November (date tbd) - "St. Cecilia Sing" - commemoration of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

January 6, 2019 (Sunday) - 7:00 p.m. - Epiphany Choir Festival

Holy Spirit Church, 3130 Parkwood Lane, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

February 2019 (date tbd) - Continuing Education - Choral/Vocal/Cantor Workshop

Presenters - Scott Kennebeck and John Walsh

Location - St. Gerard Majella, 1969 Dougherty Ferry Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122

March 9, 2019 (time tbd) - Spiritual Retreat

all details are tbd, and close to being finalized.  Lunch is likely to be included, though there will be a nominal cost.

May 2019 (date, time and location are tbd) - Children's Choir Festival

June 3, 2019 (Monday) - time tbd - Closing Banquet and Special Event

A presentation on the topic of Archdiocesan Communications - what communication channels are available to you.  Presenters are Amy Buehrle (Office of Worship, Archdiocese of St. Louis), and the COM SQUAD - Gabe Jones, Office of Communications, Archdiocese of St. Louise.

Location - Cardinal Rigali Center, 20 Archbishop May Drive, St. Louis, MO 63119

The St. Louis Chapter and Duchesne Branch of National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) is a membership organization primarily composed of musicians, musician-liturgists, clergy, and other leaders of prayer devoted to serving the life and mission of the Church through fostering the art of musical liturgy in Catholic worshiping communities in the Greater St. Louis Area.
— Chapter Mission Statement

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