Joining and Benefits


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MEMBERSHIP

  • Membership in UUMN is open to all who wish to support the mission of the organization.
  • The majority of our resources are for Music Staff in UU Congregations, hence the lower fee for Supporting members.
  • Membership implies acceptance of and adherence to UUMN  alt Code Of Professional Practices (14.27 kB)
  • Memberships are renewable annually on anniversary/join date. 
  • Any member who renews or re-joins after their expiration date must pay an additional $10 reactivation fee.

BENEFITS

  • The UUMN Newsletter and Newsblasts, NOTES, and GraceNotes, published several times a year
  • Forums for sharing information and resources among members
  • A variety of communication circles for special interest groups
  • Eligibility to attend the UUMN annual summer conference
  • Good Offices Program for personnel or professional problems related to work.
  • The support and encouragement of a six hundred plus strong body of UU musicians and music supporters who work together to promote the values and invigorate the mission and ministry of music in our congregations and UU communities
  • Access to the UUMN annual summer conference
  • Lists and catalogs of music resources, music by UU composers, and network publications, including choral music, music for children and youth, and hymns and songs for services and gathering
  • District liaisons who promote district activities and direct members to resources and other musicians
  • Organizational voting rights
  • Access to Music Leadership Certification Program of the UUA

Membership Types

musical note Regular Member - Church Music Staff (compensated or not)

(May include but not limited to Music Director, Adult Choir Director, Children’s/Youth Choir Director, Handbell/Chimes Director, Other Ensemble Director, Music Coordinator, Organist, Pianist, Accompanist). Fee based on certified church membership. Church membership for UUA congregations can be found on the UUA online directory. alt Click here for Canadian congregation lookup. Congregations are encouraged to provide membership in UUMN as a benefit and a requirement of the position. Regular Membership is transferable within congregation.If one qualifies as a Regular member one just join as such.

musical note Supporting Member - Non-Church Music Staff

(May include but not limited to Choir Member, Section Leader, Music/ Worship Committee, Soloist, Troubadour, Composer/Arranger/Lyricist, Retired Music Staff, Minister/Clergy, DRE or equivalent, Church Member ) Supporting Membership is not transferable.If one qualifies as a Regular member one just join as such.

To begin the joining process click on appropriate level below: you'll be offered the option to pay by Credit card or to be invoiced.  Your membership will become active when payment is received.

Regular I $100 Music Staff in congregations fewer than 150 members
Regular II $110 Music Staff in congregations with 150–299 members
Regular III  $120 Music Staff in congregations with 300–499 members
Regular IV  $130 Music Staff in congregations with 500 or more members
Supporting $50 Non- music staff