Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts

The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts.   The Fellowship is in part the successor to the National Fellowship of Methodist Musicians (NaFOMM), whose founding in the mid 1950s was prompted by that denomination’s educational leaders’ and curriculum editors’ articulation of the theological discrepancies and inadequacies, the pedagogical practices of children’s choir directors, and the texts of songs in the denomination’s Sunday school literature. In 1954 a Methodist national consultation consisting of editors and prominent church musicians agreed that standards in Methodist church music and church music education ought to be the focus of a national meeting, which would...

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