Melissa Emerson

Publications and Media Coordinator

The Publications and Media Coordinator works with the members of the Content Working Group to address digital and print communication concerns of The Fellowship and serves ex-officio on the WorshipArts Editorial Committee, reviewing and, if needed, proposing changes to editorial policy, advertising rates or other changes.


Melissa Emerson is the Director of Music Ministries at Calvary United Methodist Church in Nashville, TN. She directs all youth and adult choirs and handbells, and oversees the children's choirs and handbells, the CalvaryConnection Praise Team, and the Calvary Brass. In addition to her church work, Melissa sings with the Vanderbilt Community Chorus and plays horn with the Spring Hill Orchestra. A native of Cedar Rapids, IA, Melissa holds degrees from The University of Iowa (BM) and Boston University School of Theology (MSM), where she studied choral conducting under Dr. Ann Howard Jones.