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Jan 12, 2022

100-Year Anniversary Playlist

Center Director Brian Hehn has curated a playlist of 100 congregational songs and hymns to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of The Hymn Society. We hope you enjoy this eclectic collection that is designed to celebrate the beautiful diversity of the church’s song. Want to create your own playlist to celebrate our anniversary? Create it […]

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Jan 11, 2022

Reparations Royalty Program Highlighted on NPR

Center for Congregational Song Director Brian Hehn was featured on the January 8 episode of NPR’s Weekend Edition in a story about the “Reparations Royalty” program.   For more information on the program, please visit our webpage on the program.

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Our Latest Blogs

Jan 24, 2022

THE DEMANDS OF LOVE – Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C; Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C (RC)

January 30, 2022 Revised Common Lectionary Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Luke 4:21-30 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19 Psalm 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15-17 (see 15ab) 1 Corinthians (12:31 – 13:3) 13: 4-13 Luke 4:21-30 Over many years of ministry, I have participated in hundreds of weddings, and at most of them […]

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Jan 17, 2022

FULFILLED – Third Sunday after Epiphany, Year C; Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C (RC)

January 23, 2022 Revised Common Lectionary Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a Luke 4:14-21 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10 Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 15 (see Jn 6:63c) 1 Corinthians 12:12-14 (15-26) 27 (28-30) Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21 Many communities and organizations spend valuable time and resources developing statements of identity, […]

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