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Our mission is to encourage, promote, and enliven congregational singing both in the United States and Canada. We are excited to have you join us!

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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

Oct 26, 2020

REJOICE! – All Saints, Year A

November 1, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Revelation 7:9-17 Psalm 34:1-10, 22 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12   Lectionary for Mass (RC) Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Psalm 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 (see 6) 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12a All Saints Day and the days that surround it provide an occasion to remember saints both famous and obscure, including […]

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Oct 19, 2020

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT – Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 25, Year A; Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

October 25, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Deuteronomy 34:1-12 or Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 or Psalm 1 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Matthew 22:34-46     Lectionary for Mass (RC) Exodus 22:20-26 Psalm 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51 (2) 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10 Matthew 22:34-40 Twice a day observant Jews recite the Shema Israel, which begins with these […]

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