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...


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...


Free Webinar: Singing with Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Please join us on Tuesday, August 23, at 2:00 p.m. ET, when Kate Williams will be leading a free webinar, “Singing with Survivors of Sexual Abuse.” The world and...


Verandas

by Mel Bringle, FHS A poem honoring the 100th anniversary of The Hymn Society In the beginning, they met on Miss Perkins’ veranda each May, with rhythmic regularity. A...


THE HYMN SOCIETY IS INVITING YOU TO COME AND SING

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is inviting you to come and sing at three upcoming public events. As it celebrates its one hundredth anniversary during...


2021 Organ Hymn Text Search Winner

In 2021, The Hymn Society opened a search for a “a theologically rich hymn or song text for congregational singing that highlights the role of the organ in accompanying,...


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...