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We believe that the holy act of singing together shapes faith, heals brokenness, transforms lives, and renews peace.

Our mission is to encourage, promote, and enliven congregational singing in the United States and Canada.

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Jun 13, 2024

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ON THE NICENE CREED

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued an invitation to write, compose, and/or arrange a version of the Nicene Creed. The year 2025 will mark 1700 years since the gathering of the first Ecumenical Council of Nicaea. The 6th World Conference of the Faith and Order of the WCC will be held in Egypt […]

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Jun 07, 2024

Strategic Goals 2024—2029

Adopted by the Executive Committee May 15, 2024 We believe that the holy act of singing together shapes faith, heals brokenness, transforms lives, and renews peace. Responding to this belief, and in pursuit of our institutional mission to encourage, promote, and enliven congregational singing in the United States and Canada, we resolve that our strategic priorities […]

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Jun 17, 2024

QUESTIONS – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 7, Year B; Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

June 23, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23) 32-49 or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5; 18:10-16 or Job 38:1-11 Psalm 9:9-10 or Psalm 133 or Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Mark 4:35-41 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Job 38:1, 8-11 Psalm 107:23-24, 25-26, 28-29, 30-31 (1b) 2 Corinthians 5:14-17 Mark 4:35-41 As I reflected […]

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Jun 10, 2024

HOW DOES GOD’S GARDEN GROW? – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 6, Year B; Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

June 16, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 or Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 20 or Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 (11-13) 14-17 Mark 4:26-34 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16 (see 2a) 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 Mark 4:26-34 My mother loved to garden. In this she took after her Polish immigrant […]

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