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Aug 15, 2022


Six persons have been honored as Fellows of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada for outstanding leadership and significant contributions in encouraging, promoting, and enlivening congregational song. The new Fellows were recognized on July 19 during the organization’s recent Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference, “Sing the World God Imagines,” […]

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Aug 09, 2022

Call for Sectionals – 2023 Conference

The 2023 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be the first conference in The Hymn Society’s 2nd century! After a wonderful centennial event in 2022, we turn our attention to the theme of “Land, Language, and Liberation” as we gather in Montréal, Québec, from July 16-19. At each conference we hold between 30 and 40 breakout sessions […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Nov 21, 2022

MAKING A LIST – First Sunday of Advent, Year A

November 27, 2022 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:36-44 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:37-44 Children aren’t the only ones making lists of what they want for Christmas. While children often embrace this task openly and energetically, adults are perhaps […]

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Nov 14, 2022

A DIFFERENT KIND OF KING – Reign of Christ / Christ the King, Year C

November 20, 2022 Revised Common Lectionary Jeremiah 23:1-6 Luke 1:68-79 or Psalm 46 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43 Lectionary for Mass (RC) 2 Samuel 5:1-3 Psalm 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5 (see 1) Colossians 1:12-20 Luke 23:33-43 We’ve heard a lot about royalty in the news over the past few weeks. Much of the world was watching during […]

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