Becoming a Member of NPM
NPM is for Musicians - For those Responsible for Music Ministry, Clergy, Choir Directors, Campus Ministers, Military Musicians, Organists, Ministers Serving African American Communities, Hispanic Musicians, Cantors, Seminary Music Educators, Youth Ministers and Ensemble Musicians. NPM helps you keep up-to-date on your ministry. It offers practical advice. It brings you new ideas and offers the support of other professionals involved in the ministry of music.
NPM is for Clergy - NPM addresses the vital role clergy play in their liturgical music programs. NPM offers support to clergy who care about the liturgical life of their community.
NPM is for Both - The future of liturgical renewal depends on both clergy and musicians working together. Together, you shape the sound and tone of your celebrations. NPM helps you work together to make the ministry of music suit your local situation.
NPM is - A non-profit organization for professionals, for volunteers, for everyone who cares about the liturgical life of the Church. Appropximately 6,000 musicians and clergy are actively involved in this important effort to foster the art of pastoral music.
NPM Membership Benefits Include
National membership, whether parish or individual, includes a subscription to Pastoral Music magazine and the Pastoral Music Notebook newsletter. Members also receive a considerable discount on registration fees for NPM programs including institutes, workshops and conventions.
Parish Memberships - Parish memberships may be any size, with each person named as a member receiving subscriptions to the magazine and the newsletter. In addition, the members' discount to NPM educational programs is extended to ALL parishioners, whether or not they are listed as members. Parish memberships reside with the parish.
Regular Parish Membership - Because clergy are vital to parish music programs, a Regular Parish membership is for two people: clergy and musician. Both receive subscriptions to the magazine and newsletter. In addition, clergy receive a subscription to NPM Clergy Update. The member's discount on NPM programs is extended to ALL parishioners. The annual fee is $175.00.* Online registration tool coming soon!
Parish Membership Groups - Parish memberships are also available for groups of three or more, with every member receiving the magazine and newsletter. Membership resides with the parish and the members' discount on NPM programs is extended to ALL parishioners. Add $50.00 for each member after the first two. For example, a Parish Membership of four persons is $275: $175.00 for the first two plus $100 ($50.00 times 2) for the third and fourth persons.* Online registration tool coming soon!
Single Parish Membership - A single parish member receives a subscription to the magazine and newsletter, but the membership resides with the parish and the members' discount to NPM programs is extended to ALL parishioners. The annual fee is $125.00.* CLICK TO JOIN!
Individual Memberships - An individual member receives a subscription to the magazine and newsletter. Membership resides with the individual; members' discount to NPM programs is not transferable. The annual fee is $95.00.* CLICK TO JOIN!
Youth Memberships - Youth memberships are offered to NPM members under 21 or those enrolled in full-time undergraduate programs. Youth members receive all the benefits of an individual membership at the reduced annual fee of $45.00.* CLICK TO JOIN!
Retired/Senior Memberships - Retired/Senior memberships are offered to NPM members who are both retired and 65 or older. Retired/Senior members receive all the benefits of an individual membership at the reduced annual fee of $45.00.* CLICK TO JOIN!
* Postage surcharge to Canada $12.00 /member/year; countries outside the US and Canada $16.00 /member/year.
Apply by U.S. Mail - If you prefer, click here for a membership application to mail with payment.