Our Fellowship Chapters are a great connection point for members at the regional level. Our chapters host events ranging from choral and handbell festivals to day-long workshops and retreats.

Events below are listed in chronological order.


West Michigan

Congregational Song with Michael Hawn

When: September 29, 2018

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where: St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Grand Rapids, MI

Cost: $25/person for Fellowship members; $30/person for not-yet Fellowship members.

Event Highlights: Michael Hawn, former Director of the Master of Sacred Music program and distinguished professor of church music at Perkins School of Theology, will lead a morning workshop on congregational song and shaping faith. After lunch, he will lead a song festival, "Introducing Global Song," focusing on the Lord's Prayer with a global perspective.

Information and Registration: Download Registration Form (PDF)


Illinois Great Rivers

Fall Worship Workshop

When: September 29, 2018

Time: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Nameoki United Methodist Church, Granite City, IL

Cost: $35/person for church groups with at least one Fellowship member; $45/person for groups with no Fellowship member. Registrations increase by $10 after September 15.

Event Highlights: Workshops and plenaries will include writing liturgies and prayers, adapting music for the worship experience, sound boards and mixing, visual arts in worship, and best practices in worship.

Registration: Online Registration Form