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Sep 08, 2020

New Webinars from The Hymn Society

Have you heard the news? The Hymn Society is offering TWO new exciting resources for lovers of hymnody and congregational song! The Deborah Carlton Loftis Ambassadors will present “Starting the Song,” a webinar series for the 2020-2021 season. Aimed at students and young professionals, this FREE series will dive in to timely matters for congregational […]

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Apr 04, 2019

Autographed Hymnal Database Uploaded

The Autumn 2018 issue of The Hymn included the article “Have You a Favorite Hymn?” by Tina Schneider and Emily Preston. This article explored a hymnal owned by Stanley Armstrong Hunter, a Presbyterian minister who pastored in Berkeley, California in the early- to mid-20th century. Over the years, Hunter asked about 4,200 people to sign their favorite […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Nov 27, 2020

Giving Tuesday Scholarship Support

On Tuesday, December 1, after the dust has settled from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, The Hymn Society is joining nonprofits all over the country who are participating in an effort to refocus our spending in this season to make a difference for good. Please consider supporting our Giving Tuesday campaign to support scholarships. For many years, […]

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Nov 23, 2020

LONGING AND LAMENT – First Sunday of Advent, Year B

November 29, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 64:1-9 Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:24-37     Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7 Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 (4) 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Mark 13:33-37 I’ve heard many people express a yearning for 2020 to be over and gone. That sentiment, I think, is […]

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