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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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Mar 14, 2024

Celebrate and Explore the First 100 Years

For more than 100 years, The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada has promoted and advocated for congregational song. Please join us for a Zoom gathering on Monday, April 29, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm ET, to explore that history and to celebrate the recently published A Calling and A Community: The Hymn […]

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Dec 15, 2023

NEW COLLECTION OF HYMNS AND SONGS BY WOMEN

The Women’s Sacred Music Project has collaborated with The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada to produce Resounding Voices, a new ecumenical and interfaith collection of hymns and songs that highlights and celebrates the creative work of women. The Women’s Sacred Music Project was founded in 1995 by musician Lisa Neufeld Thomas and […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Apr 08, 2024

BECOMING WITNESSES – Third Sunday of Easter, Year B

April 14, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 Psalm 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9 (7a) 1 John 2:1-5a Luke 24:35-48 What made the early disciples of Jesus such convincing witnesses of his resurrection? Think about it. An itinerant rabbi executed in the […]

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Apr 01, 2024

ONE HEART AND SOUL – Second Sunday of Easter, Year B

April 7, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary Acts 4:32-35 Psalm 133 1 John 1:1-2:2 John 20:19-31 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Acts 4:32-35 Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24 (1) 1 John 5:1-6 John 20:19-31 What difference does the resurrection make? When we speak of Jesus, we often stress the importance of his teachings, his deeds of compassion, and […]

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