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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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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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Aug 15, 2022

SIX NEW FELLOWS HONORED BY THE HYMN SOCIETY

Six persons have been honored as Fellows of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada for outstanding leadership and significant contributions in encouraging, promoting, and enlivening congregational song. The new Fellows were recognized on July 19 during the organization’s recent Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference, “Sing the World God Imagines,” […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Jan 30, 2023

SALT AND LIGHT – Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, Year A; Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

February 5, 2023 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12) Psalm 112:1-9 (10) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16) Matthew 5:13-20 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 58:7-10 Psalm 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (4a) 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Matthew 5:13-16 Salt and light are so much a part of our everyday experience that we take them for granted most of the […]

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Jan 23, 2023

BLESSED – Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A; Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

January 29, 2023 Revised Common Lectionary Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Zephaniah 2:3; 3:12-13 Psalm 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 (Mt 5:3) 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Matthew 5:1-12a   Are you blessed? In much of North American society today you’re considered blessed if you’ve accumulated wealth, exerted power, achieved success, […]

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