SINKING DOWN, STEPPING OUT – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 14, Year A; Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

August 9, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 or 1 Kings 19:9-18 Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b or Psalm 85:8-13 Romans 10:5-15 Matthew 14:22-33 Lectionary for Mass (RC) 1...


“Death, Dying, and Song” Hymn Search Winner

For immediate release July 27, 2020 THE HYMN SOCIETY ANNOUNCES WINNER OF 2020 HYMN SEARCH The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is pleased to announce the...


BREAD AND COMPASSION – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 13, Year A; Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

August 2, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 32:22-31 or Isaiah 55:1-5 Psalm 17:1-7, 15 or Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21 Romans 9:1-5 Matthew 14:13-21 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 55:1-3 Psalm...


THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 12, Year A; Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

July 26, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 29:15-28 or 1 Kings 3:5-12 Psalm 105:1-11, 45b or Psalm 128 or Psalm 119:129-136 Romans 8:26-39 Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Lectionary for Mass...


PULLING WEEDS – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 11, Year A; Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

July 19, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 28:10-19a or Isaiah 44:6-8 Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 or Psalm 86:11-17 Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Wisdom 12:13, 16-19...


“I’D LIKE TO SEE YOU FAIL” – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 10, Year A; Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

July 12, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 25:19-34 or Isaiah 55:10-13 Psalm 119:105-112 or Psalm 65:(1-8) 9-13 Romans 8:1-11 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Isaiah 55:10-11 Psalm...


Call for 2021 Sectionals

The 2021 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan from July 11-15, 2021. Each conference we hold between 30 to 40 breakout sessions which are...


THE PEACE BRINGER – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 9, Year A; Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

July 5, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 or Zechariah 9:9-12 Psalm 45:10-17 or Song of Solomon 2:8-13 or Psalm 145:8-14 Romans 7:15-25a Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Lectionary...


WELCOMING CHRIST – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 8, Year A; Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

June 28, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 22:1-14 or Jeremiah 28:5-9 Psalm 13 or Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18 Romans 6:12-23 Matthew 10:40-42 Lectionary for Mass (RC) 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a...


FAMILY VALUES – Third Sunday after Pentecost – Proper 7, Year A; Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A (RC)

June 21, 2020 Revised Common Lectionary Genesis 21:8-21 or Jeremiah 20:7-13 Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 or Psalm 69:7-10 (11-15), 16-18 Romans 6:1b-11 Matthew 10:24-39 Lectionary for Mass (RC) Jeremiah 20:10-13...