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...


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...


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...


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...