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,”...


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...


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...


New Webinars from The Hymn Society

Have you heard the news? The Hymn Society is offering TWO new exciting resources for lovers of hymnody and congregational song! The Deborah Carlton Loftis Ambassadors will present “Starting...


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...


Hymn Tournament – Round 2!

Round two of our hymn tournament has begun. Results are posted below. Click here to vote in Round 2.


Hymn Tournament – Voting Begins

Round 1 voting for our 32 hymn “Greatest Hymn Of All Time” tournament is underway. To vote, click here! Round 1 voting ends May 29th with Round 2 beginning...