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

Photos from Virtual Conference 2021 hosted by  First Church of Christ in Glastonbury, Connecticut


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Conference Events

UCCMA Conference 2021
All Virtual Format

Brave New World

Available through August 10
Our conference was livestreamed on July 8 to 10 and was a smashing success! But you can still enjoy all of the events. Recordings of all material will be available on the event website until August 10.

Complete info here.

Worship services, workshops, a special concert, vendors, networking with your colleagues and more all available on your computer. Topics on music, worship, community and more.

I'm ready to register! 

UCCMA virtual choir video

This UCCMA virtual choir video of "Bring Us Peace" by Michele Hecht is available for use without any copyright restrictions. To download the video Click here and then click on the down arrow in the upper right hand corner

For Individuals

We are colleagues seeking to help each other as we live out our call to minister through music. Whether you are guiding five cherubs with a guitar or 100 singers with 200 ranks of organ pipes, you are welcome to join us and become a part of the vast reservoir of resources and knowledge that we collectively offer to each other. 

For Churches

To list an open music position, send complete information to Greg Chestnut. Your listing will appear in the job listings page of the website and in our newsletter.

We also offer an institutional membership for up to six staff members of one church or organization to join us for one fee. More information is here.

A complete guide to hiring a musician is available by clicking here. It includes practical information and worksheets in a format that can be filled out on a computer.

From Our President

The United Church of Christ Musicians Association is a vibrant national grassroots organization of musicians and pastors (of any denomination) who are continually seeking new ways to worship, connect and uplift people through music and the arts. Every two years, we host a three-day national conference in the summer, each time in a different area of the U.S. It is filled to the brim with outstanding directors, clinicians, performers and worship experiences. It is a time for church musicians and pastors to learn, experiment, connect and grow. Our next conference will be held in Glastonbury, CT, July 8-11, 2021. 

We offer to our members:

  • Three professional journals per year
  • Six digital newsletters per year
  • Access to membership directory and job listings
  • Regional workshops
  • Discount on national conferences
  • Support from the Board of Directors

Join us!

Michele Hecht
630-469-3096 ext 15

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