The Untold Story of Erik Routley and “The Summit Choir Book”

Nancy L. Graham The Summit Choir Book is little known outside of the Benedictine monasteries which use the book. I first became aware of it from a rather bland...


2022 Song Search

As part of The Hymn Society’s ongoing commitment to the enrichment of congregational song, and in anticipation of the 2022 conference, “Sing the World God Imagines,” the Executive Committee...


100-Year Anniversary Playlist

Center Director Brian Hehn has curated a playlist of 100 congregational songs and hymns to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of The Hymn Society. We hope you enjoy this...


Reparations Royalty Program Highlighted on NPR

Center for Congregational Song Director Brian Hehn was featured on the January 8 episode of NPR’s Weekend Edition in a story about the “Reparations Royalty” program.   For more...


2021 Annual Fund

Over the past two years The Hymn Society and The Center for Congregational Song have been at the forefront in providing information, guidance, resources, and networking opportunities as leaders...


Amanda Husberg Memorial

Hymn Society members will know that THS life member Amanda Husberg passed away on February 15, 2021. On Sunday, November 7, 2021, Amanda’s church, St. John the Evangelist Lutheran...


Search for a Hymn Text on the Organ and Congregational Song

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is conducting a competition for a theologically rich hymn or song text for congregational singing that highlights the role of...


Call for 2022 Sectionals

The 2022 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be an international event that will celebrate the centennial of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. The conference will...


2021 Hymn Tune Search Winner

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is pleased to announce the winner of its 2021 Hymn Tune Search. Of the 213 entries submitted, the committee chose...


Centennial Collection Nominations Request

As part of The Hymn Society’s centennial celebration in 2022, we are curating a collection of congregational hymns, songs, and choruses that will launch us into our second century....