We are Christians embracing God's artistic gifts to create world-transforming worship.
The Fellowship is led by a national board and a team of national staff members.
Our national board and staff consist of leaders from across the country, each responsible for a particular area of ministry within The Fellowship.
2021-2023 National Board
Fellowship Board President: Nancy Farrington serves as Music Director at Stevensville United Methodist Church in Stevensville, MI.
Leigh Anne Taylor
Immediate Past-President: Leigh Anne is Revitalization Coordinator for the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Annual Conference and an ordained deacon.
President-Elect: Stephen is Director of the Athens Choral Society.
Recording Secretary: Jane serves at Westwood UMC in Kalamazoo, MI, and is an active member of The Fellowship's Michigan Chapter.
Vice President of Community: Bodie is Associated Pastor to Bering Memorial United Church of Christ in Houston, TX.
Vice President of Content: Dakota is Director of Music & Worship Arts at First UMC in Dyersburg, TN.
Vice President of Administration: Douglas is the Director of Music Ministries at First UMC in Colorado Springs, CO.
Development Coordinator: Brad is a past national president of The Fellowship, and an adjunct professor of music at Texas A&M.
Financial/Personnel Coordinator: Debi is Minister of Worship and Mission at Bellevue UMC in Nashville, TN, and an ordained deacon.
Membership Coordinator: Lynne is Director of Music Ministries at Christ UMC in Piscataway, NJ.
Chapter Coordinator: Vikki is Director of Music Ministry at Berkeley UMC in Austin, TX.
Events Coordinator: Daniel is Director of Music and Worship at Reveille UMC in Richmond, VA.
Publications and Media Coordinator: Kathy Toole
Rev. Dr. Camisha Chambers
Executive Director: Camisha works closely with the National Board to manage the direction of the Fellowship.
WorshipArts Editor Emeritus: Dave retired as WorshipArts editor in 2019, having led the publication since 1991.
Communications Director: Erica is the WorshipArts Editor and manages the marketing and communications for The Fellowship.
Fellowship Music & Worship Arts Week
Serves as Event Manager for Music & Worship Arts Week, where he provides administration and direction for the annual gathering at Lake Junaluska.
Dr. Michael Dougherty
Serves as the Music and Worship Arts Week Design Team Chair, where he works with design team members to plan and implement the MWAW Event.
Sarah Elizabeth High
Sarah serves as the Choral Chair of the Design Team for the Music and Worship Arts Week.
Shawn serves as the handbell area chair on the design team for Music and Worship Arts Week.
Janice serves as the Worship Co-Chair on the Design Team for Music and Worship Arts Week.
Cynthia serves as the Worship Co-Chair on the Design Team for Music and Worship Arts Week.
Joy serves as the dance chair on the Design Team for Music and Worship Arts Week
Works closely with the Event Design Chair on ensuring the best overall experience for members and attendees at Music Week.
works with the Dance Chair on ensuring the best dance experience for attendees at Music Week.
Fellowship Convocation Team
Rev. Dr. Jay Regennitter
Jay serves the Fellowship as Convocation Event Manager, where he provides administration and direction for our biennial national gatherings.
Serves as the Convocation Design Team Chair, where he works with the gifted and talented design team members to plan and prepare our 2023 Convocation.
DeAndre serves as Worship Coordinator for Convocation.
Laurin is the Co-President of the Western NC Chapter of the Fellowship, and works on the Convocation Design Team. She most loves all the connections she's made in the Fellowship since 2014.
Dr. Marcell Silva Steuernagel
Marcell serves on the Fellowship’s Visioning Team and the Convocation Design Team.
Rev. Brittney D. Stephan
Brittney serves on the Convocation Design Team.
Fellowship Connections Team
Serves as the coordinator for “Fellowship Connections,” a new and exciting program that will link our members one to one in three relationship supporting categories: Guides, Mentors and Cohort Groups.
Josh serves in multiple capacities within the Fellowship. His work includes: Music and Worship Arts Week, Worship Design Team 2019-present, National Convocation, Vendor Co-Coordinator, 2023, Fellowship Connections, Cohort Coordinator, 2022
Fellowship Reflections Team
Lindy is a lyricist and poet who has been writing the weekly devotion for the Fellowship Reflections since Advent 2020.
Laurie Hanson Roberts
Laurie is currently working on her Meditation Certification and contributes to the Fellowship’s Weekly Reflections Devotional.
Fellowship WorshipArts Magazine
Sara serves as the Reviews Coordinator on the Editorial Committee of WorshipArts Magazine.
Laura has served in several places throughout the Fellowship and beyond. Her experience includes past board president, proof-reading and writing for WorshipArts as well as serving on the editorial board, designed and led worship for Fellowship events, including MWAW (twice) and headed a team from The Fellowship to design and lead worship/music for the 2016 General Conference of The UMC.
Serves as the Advertising Coordinator, which involves coordinating physical & digital ads for WorshipArts magazine, as well as the website and various events and emails for The Fellowship.