2020 Sectional Proposals

Now Accepting 2020 Proposals The 2020 Hymn Society Annual Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from July 12-16, 2020. Each conference we hold between 30 to 40 breakout...


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...


Hymn Tournament 2019!

      Have you ever wondered what the greatest hymn of all time is? Well now is your chance to help decide! Fill our your bracket now, because...


2019 George Black Scholarship Winners Announced

The George Black Membership Scholarship provides a year of membership in the Hymn Society to a student studying at a Canadian college or university. We are delighted to announce the...


2019 Hymn Festival Search

As part of The Hymn Society’s ongoing commitment to the enrichment of congregational song, the Executive Committee has announced a search for an outline and script for a hymn...


Search for New Hymns/Songs

Singing Welcome II: Hymns and Songs of Hospitality to Refugees and Immigrants In May, 2017, The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada released Singing Welcome: Hymns and...


Sam Young Retires from USA Editor of the Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology

3/21/2018 Carlton “Sam” R. Young, FHS, stepped down at the end of 2017 after five and one-half years as the USA Editor for the Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology (CDH)....


Call for 2019 Sectionals (Breakouts) For Annual Conference

If you would like to present a sectional (breakout) for the 2019 Hymn Society Annual Conference, we are now accepting proposals. The 2019 conference will be held in Dallas,...


New Executive Director Named

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI JULY 17, 2018   The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is pleased to announce that the Reverend Dr. J. Michael McMahon...