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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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Our Latest Blogs

Jul 15, 2024

THE SHEPHERD, GENTLE AND FIERCE – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 11, Year B; Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

July 21, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary 2 Samuel 7:1-14a or Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 89:20-37 or Psalm 23 Ephesians 2:11-22 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 (1) Ephesians 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 No psalm is more beloved than Psalm 23 and few verses in the Bible are better known […]

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Jul 08, 2024

BLESSED AND CHOSEN – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 10, Year B; Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (RC)

July 14, 2024 Revised Common Lectionary 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 or Amos 7:7-15 Psalm 24 or Psalm 85:8-13 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:14-29 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Amos 7:12-15 Psalm 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 (8) Ephesians 1:3-10 (11-14) Mark 6:7-13 If you’ve ever felt badly about yourself, you’re not alone. Many people carry well into adulthood a […]

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