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Jul 29, 2021

Search for a Hymn Text on the Organ and Congregational Song

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is conducting a competition for a theologically rich hymn or song text for congregational singing that highlights the role of the organ in accompanying, leading, empowering, and enlivening congregational song. The hymn should be ecumenical in nature. This search is for a text, whether written for […]

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Jul 27, 2021

Call for 2022 Sectionals

The 2022 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be an international event that will celebrate the centennial of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. The conference will be held in Washington, D.C. from July 17-21, 2022, and the theme will be “Sing the World God Imagines.” At each conference we hold between 30 […]

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Sep 27, 2021

MARRIAGE AND DISCIPLESHIP – Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost—Proper 22, Year B; Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

October 3, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Job 1:1; 2:1-10 or Genesis 2:18-24 Psalm 26 or Psalm 8 Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Mark 10:2-16 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Genesis 2:18-24 Psalm 128:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6 (see 5) Hebrews 2:9-11 Mark 10:2-12 (13-16) Marriage practices have varied considerably throughout history. Even today there are striking differences among the […]

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Sep 20, 2021

AGAINST US OR FOR US? – Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost—Proper 21, Year B; Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

September 26, 2021 Revised Common Lectionary Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 or Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 Psalm 124 or Psalm 19:7-14 James 5:13-20 Mark 9:38-50     Lectionary for Mass (RC) Numbers 11:25-29 Psalm 19:8, 10, 12-13, 14 (9a) James 5:1-6 Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 The disciples of Jesus just can’t catch a break. Immediately before […]

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