July 2019 Newsletter

Greetings Oregon and SW Washington Pastoral Musicians,Welcome to the month of July!  The NPM (National Association of Pastoral Musicians) Annual Convention will be happening in Raleigh, North Carolina from July 15th through the 20th.


Many of us are unable to attend, but the National NPM Office has made the members meeting a live streaming event available to anyone. Please mark your calendars for Wednesday July 17th at 1:00 PM EDT and join us for the meeting and for the discussion that follows. Follow this link: bit.ly/NPMlivestream


This is your NPM and we want you to be informed and participating in the conversations. This meeting will be open to anyone. So whether you are a local member or a national member, you are welcome!
Plenum Showcases will be live streamed, too, as are other events throughout the week. Check it all out at bit.ly/NPMlivestream

Peace and Blessings, Agnes 

——-NPM Portland Oregon Events and meeting 2019-2020 schedule Tentative month, date and time (watch for future e-newsletters):

  • September 2019
  • October 2019
  • March 2020
  • May 2020
  • June 2020: social gathering of local pastoral musicians
  • July 2020: National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky
  • August 2020: Cantor Workshop

    Work Opportunities


    St Cyril Catholic Church, Wilsonville. Music Coordinator Needed

    We are looking for a new part-time Music Coordinator and would like your help in spreading the word. The successful candidate will provide music for weekend Masses and for other church celebrations.  The applicant will have knowledge and commitment to the mission of the parish and the Catholic Church, along with being proficient in his or her performance area. This candidate will serve on the Parish Liturgy Committee.   

    Please send resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to: St. Cyril  Catholic Church, 9205 SW 5th St, Wilsonville, OR 97070 Or e-mail: bizmgr@stcyrilparish.org


    See the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon website for career opportunities:https://archdpdx.org/careers-1

    Submit future information for this newsletter by August 26 for the August 2019 e-newsletter. Thank you!