2020 Sectional Proposals

Now Accepting 2020 Proposals The 2020 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from July 12-16, 2020. Each conference we hold between 30 to 40 breakout...


Hymn Tournament – Round 2!

Round two of our hymn tournament has begun. Results are posted below. Click here to vote in Round 2.


Hymn Tournament – Voting Begins

Round 1 voting for our 32 hymn “Greatest Hymn Of All Time” tournament is underway. To vote, click here! Round 1 voting ends May 29th with Round 2 beginning...


Hymn Tournament 2019!

      Have you ever wondered what the greatest hymn of all time is? Well now is your chance to help decide! Fill our your bracket now, because...


Autographed Hymnal Database Uploaded

The Autumn 2018 issue of The Hymn included the article “Have You a Favorite Hymn?” by Tina Schneider and Emily Preston. This article explored a hymnal owned by Stanley Armstrong Hunter,...


2019 George Black Scholarship Winners Announced

The George Black Membership Scholarship provides a year of membership in the Hymn Society to a student studying at a Canadian college or university. We are delighted to announce the...


Hymn Search – Songs for the Holy Other

  Hymn Search Details The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is seeking hymns and songs for Songs for the Holy Other, a new collection for those...


Reviews of Hymn-Based Choral Compositions – February 2019

Reviews by Beverly Howard All prices in U.S. dollars. Breath of God, Breath of Peace. Adam Tice and Sally Ann Morris. G.I.A., G-8597, 2014. SATB, piano, organ or electronic...


2019 Hymn Festival Search

As part of The Hymn Society’s ongoing commitment to the enrichment of congregational song, the Executive Committee has announced a search for an outline and script for a hymn...


Reviews of Hymn-Based Choral Compositions – December 2018

Reviews by Beverly Howard All prices in U.S. dollars.  Said Judas to Mary. David Sims. Augsburg Fortress, 978-1-5064-4571-7, 2017. SATB. $1.95. Sims offers a creative arrangement of a text...