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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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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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Aug 09, 2022

Call for Sectionals – 2023 Conference

The 2023 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be the first conference in The Hymn Society’s 2nd century! After a wonderful centennial event in 2022, we turn our attention to the theme of “Land, Language, and Liberation” as we gather in Montréal, Québec, from July 16-19. At each conference we hold between 30 and 40 breakout sessions […]

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Our Latest Blogs

Aug 15, 2022

A TIME TO SET FREE – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost—Proper 16, Year C; Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C (RC)

August 21, 2022 Revised Common Lectionary Jeremiah 1:4-10 or Isaiah 58:9b-14 Psalm 71:1-6 or Psalm 103:1-8 Hebrews 12:18-29 Luke 13:10-17   Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 66:18-21 Psalm 117:1, 2 (Mk 16:15) Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13 Luke 13:22-30 NOTE: Today is one of those rare Sundays on which the ecumenical Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) and the […]

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Aug 08, 2022

DIVISION – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost—Proper 15, Year C; Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C (RC)

August 14, 2022 Revised Common Lectionary Isaiah 5:1-7 or Jeremiah 23:23-29 Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19 or Psalm 82 Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Luke 12:49-56 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10 Psalm 40:2, 3, 4, 18 (14b) Hebrews 12:1-4 Luke 12:49-53 “Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, […]

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