Inspiring, educating and nurturing those who minister through music and the arts




Conference Registration is Open!


July 10 -13, 2024


First Congregational Church

Greenwich, Connecticut


Tom Shelton, Choral

Ellen Dickinson, Handbells

Nathaniel Gumbs, Organ

Nathan Avakian, Opening Concert - Theater Organ


CONFERENCE DETAILS


Special Invitation

Ring & Sing for Conference 2024

Local musicians are invited to join the vocal or handbell choir to rehearse and perform for the conference’s closing worship service on Saturday. This a chance to work with Tom Shelton, choral director, or Ellen Dickinson, handbell director, and learn from the experts. The cost is $15. Attendance at the closing worship service is required.

Rehearsal Schedule for both choirs:

Thursday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m.
Friday, July 12 at 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, July 13 at 9:00 a.m. – Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, July 13 at 11:00 am. – Closing Worship Service

Go here to register and pay.


SATURDAY SHARING RETURNS IN THE FALL

 Saturday Sharing is a series of free, once-a-month, one hour conversations on topics of interest to church musicians and others. We will be taking a break as we retool the series -- trying new times and exploring new topics. Stay tuned for new offerings starting in September.

View our previously recorded conversations:

Children in Worship: Open Forum - May 2024

Hearing Health: What Your Ears Want You to Know - April 2024

Doing More with Less: Open Forum - March 2024
Royalties for Spirituals: Where Are We Now? - February 2024
Singing Welcome as an Antiracist Practice - January 2024

Music Copyright for Churches - September 2023
Finding a New Balance: Adapting Your Program to Post-COVID Times - May 2023
Gussy Up Your Music, Part 2 - April 2023
Gussy Up Your Music, Part 1 - March 2023

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Worship, Music & Ministry

Search for Journal Editor is Open

We are seeking an editor for our journal, Worship, Music & Ministry, to intern with our current editor, Eric Dundore, and to take over fully by July 2025. This is a unique volunteer opportunity to serve our colleagues in the United Church of Christ. Interested candidates are invited to contact Eric Dundore.

Read the job description.


NEW MISSION STATEMENT

Announcing UCCMA's DEI Mission Statement

UCCMA's Board of Directors is pleased to share with you, our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mission Statement. 

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  Enjoy reading a year's worth of Worship, Music & Ministry, our online journal available for free. To highlight our history and to let you see what we have to offer, we have publicly shared our three issues in celebration of 30 years of God’s blessings.

2023 Summer
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2024 Winter-Spring

If you like what you see, you are welcome to join us with a free 90-day trial membership, which will give you access to past and current issues of the journal, the bimonthly newsletter, the membership directory, discounts on our national conferences and a dedicated board of directors working for you.

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