I am thrilled to introduce Camisha Chambers as the new Executive Director of The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts! Your Fellowship Board is excited to work together with her as we journey forward in our mission to assist worship leaders in creating meaningful worship experiences.
Camisha Chambers earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and her Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Mount St. Joseph University. Additionally, she holds a PROSCI Change Management Designation. Camisha is well-versed in strategic planning, mobilization, change management, organizational development/branding, and networking/relationship building. She is responsible for multiple local, regional, and statewide community initiatives, and her program initiatives have touched the lives of over 50,000 individuals combined.
Currently, she is Associate Pastor at the United Methodist Church and Community Development for All People in Columbus, Ohio. She is also in the Doctor of Ministry Program at United Theological Seminary, focusing on "Spiritual Cultivation and Trauma Healing Through Music Therapy" in places of worship and community settings. Lastly, Camisha proudly served as Board President & CEO for IV-CHARIS, a 22-year-old parachurch non-profit located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Camisha is very career, goal, and task-oriented and takes immense pride in delivering high-quality programming. She understands the value, strength, and impact music and worship arts has on an individual’s life and church experience. To that end, Camisha comes with the hope of assisting clergy, laity, and worship leaders recognize and engage with the Fellowship as the clearinghouse for the United Methodist Denomination that is designed to transform the world through worship.
I want to especially thank our interview team, Jacqueline Thompson, Kevin Presley, Brittney Stephan and Stephen Mitchell, for the time, prayer and discernment they gave to the search process.
Nancy Farrington, President