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Feb 28, 2023

Spring Conversation: Canada and The Hymn Society May 2-3, 2023

Canadian members of The Hymn Society, and folks interested in congregational song in the Canadian context, are warmly invited to a series of online Zoom conversations hosted by Hilary Donaldson (President, The Hymn Society in the US and Canada) on May 2 and 3 from 1:00 to 4:30 pm ET each day. Since our last […]

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Dec 14, 2022

Search for a Hymn or Song Text: “Land, Language, and Liberation”

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is conducting a search for a theologically rich hymn or song text for congregational singing that engages one or more aspects of “Land, Language, and Liberation,” the theme for our 2023 Annual Conference to be held in Montréal during the month of July. This theme was […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Mar 20, 2023


March 26, 2023 Revised Common Lectionary Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:6-11 John 11:1-45 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Ezekiel 37:12-14 Psalm 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 (7) Romans 8:8-11 John 11:(1-2) 3-7 (8-16) 17 (18-19) 20-27 (28-33a) 33b-45 Death is a powerful and persistent presence in our midst. Every day we hear of people losing their […]

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Mar 13, 2023

WALK IN THE LIGHT – Fourth Sunday in Lent, Year A

March 19, 2023 Revised Common Lectionary 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Psalm 23 Ephesians 5:8-14 John 9:1-41 Lectionary for Mass (RC) 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a Psalm 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 (1) Ephesians 5:8-14 John 9:1 (2-5) 6-9 (10-12) 13:17 (18-33) 34-38 (39-41) In this Sunday’s Gospel reading, Jesus proclaims, “I am the light of the world,” […]

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