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Dec 15, 2023

NEW COLLECTION OF HYMNS AND SONGS BY WOMEN

The Women’s Sacred Music Project has collaborated with The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada to produce Resounding Voices, a new ecumenical and interfaith collection of hymns and songs that highlights and celebrates the creative work of women. The Women’s Sacred Music Project was founded in 1995 by musician Lisa Neufeld Thomas and […]

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Aug 14, 2023

Writing the Church’s Song 2023

The Center for Congregational Song will be sponsoring Writing the Church’s Song, a three-day writing retreat for beginner and intermediate hymn writers that will be held in Richmond, Virginia, November 8-11, 2023. Two exceptional clinicians, Jacque Jones, FHS, and Mark Miller, will challenge, inspire, and guide you as a hymn writer. These mentors will provide […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Feb 26, 2024

REJOICING IN GOD’S LAW – Third Sunday in Lent, Year B

March 3, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary Exodus 20:1-17 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 John 2:13-22 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Exodus 20:1-3 (4-6) 7-8 (9-11) 12-17 Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11 (Jn 6:68c) 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 John 2:13-25 At the end of each day, my husband and I often sit down to watch television before heading […]

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Feb 19, 2024

THE FAITH OF ABRAHAM AND SARAH – Second Sunday in Lent, Year B

February 25, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:23-31 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 or Mark 9:2-9 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 Psalm 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19 (116:9) Romans 8:31b-34 Mark 9:2-10 Three of the world’s great religions honor Abraham as an ancestor and exemplar of faith. Jews hold Abraham […]

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