The Hymn Society2023 Annual Conference

 

Land, Language, and Liberation

Montréal, Québec
McGill University

July 16-19, 2023

2023 Conference Leaders

2:00 pm Registration Opens
4:00 pm Organ Recital - Isabelle Demers
5:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Hymn Festival - Frédéricka Petit-Homme
After Festival Activity: First Timer's Reception

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Plenary Address - Kenny Wallace
10:30 am Plenary Round Table: Complicated Questions in Canadian Congregational Song - Conference Chairs Becca Whitla & Anneli Loepp Thiessen, Panel Facilitators
12:00 pm Lunch (Connection Table: Choir Directors)
Lovelace Luncheon
1:30 pm Connection Zones
3:15 pm Sectionals I
5:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Hymn Festival - Jonathan Maracle

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Plenary Address - Kuzipa Nalwamba
10:30 am Featured Session I: Québec Culture, History, and Context through Song - Valérie Magnan & Marco Bossé
Featured Session II: Round Table: Multilingual Congregational Singing - Maria Monteiro, Facilitator
Featured Session III: Emerging Scholars Forum
12:00 pm Lunch (Connection Tables: Pastors, Organists)
1:30 pm Sectionals II
3:15 pm Sectionals III
5:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Hymn Festival - Robert Lebel
After Festival Activity: Pub & Poutine Night

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Morning Prayer
9:00 am Plenary Address - Lester Ruth
10:30 am Featured Session IV: Land, Language, & Liberation – Gerardo Oberman
Featured Session V: Trauma, Healing, and Embodiment: Reclamation in the Worship Practices of LGBTQ Christian Movements in North America and Asia – SueAnn Shiah
Featured Session VI: Those Hearts that We Have Treasured: Celebrating 100 years of Singing in the United Church of Canada – Becca Whitla & Friends
12:00 pm Lunch (Connection Tables: Higher Education Professors, Worship Band Leaders)
1:30 pm Sectionals IV
3:15 pm Sectionals V
5:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Hymn Festival - Leslie Jordan