2022 Song Search

SUBMIT A SONG 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,”...


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...


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....


REFLECTIONS ON “CATHOLIC HYMNODY AT THE SERVICE OF THE CHURCH: AN AID FOR EVALUATING HYMN TEXTS”

In an article published in the Spring 2021 issue of The Hymn: A Journal of Congregational Song, liturgical scholar, musician and composer Jan Michael Joncas takes a close look...


The Hymn Society – 2021 Hymn Tune Search

As part of The Hymn Society’s ongoing commitment to the enrichment of congregational song, and in anticipation of the 2021 conference, “Singing Welcome?”, the Executive Committee has announced a...


“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...


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...


Conference will be all-digital

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada has announced that its Annual Conference, scheduled for July 12-16, will be an all-digital event. The conference was originally to...