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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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Jun 05, 2023

MERCY NOT SACRIFICE – Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 5, Year A; Body and Blood of Christ, Year A (RC)

June 11, 2023 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 12:1-9 or Hosea 5:15-6:6 Psalm 33:1-12 or Psalm 50:7-15 Romans 4:13-25 Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26   Lectionary for Mass (RC) Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a Psalm 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20 (12) 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 John 6:51-58 “One is known by the company one keeps.” That familiar expression dates back more than 2,500 […]

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May 29, 2023

GRACE, LOVE, COMMUNION – Trinity Sunday, Year A

June 4, 2023 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 1:1 – 2:4a Psalm 8 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Matthew 28:16-20 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9 Daniel 3:52, 53, 54, 55, 56 (52b) 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18 Have you ever spoken hard things to a person you love? Parents, teachers, employers, and others need to speak […]

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