1960-1970

*Bold text pertains to The Hymn Society*

 

1960

  • Sydnor, The Hymn and Congregational Singing
  • Office moves to The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, NYC
  • THS “has published exactly 100 hymns”

 

1961

  • International Hymnological Conference
  • First annual meeting outside New York in Philadelphia, celebrating chapter’s 10th anniversary
  • Georgia chapter organizes

 

1962

  • Three-day meeting, May 4-6, celebrates 40th anniversary of founding
  • Reid, Sing with Spirit and Understanding: The Story of the Hymn Society of America 

 

1963

  • East Asian Christian Conference Hymnal
  • Reynolds, A Survey of Christian Hymnody (later editions with Price and Music)

 

1964

  • People’s Mass Book
  • Reynolds, Hymns of Our Faith 

 

1965

  • Kaan, “For the healing of the nations”
  • Lovelace, The Anatomy of Hymnody 

 

1966

  • The Methodist Hymnal [titled The Book of Hymns in 1970]
  • Scholtes, “We are one in the Spirit”

 

1967

  • Cymdeithas Emynau Cymru (Welsh Hymn Society) founded
  • New Orleans chapter forms

 

1968

  • Vajda, “Now the silence now the peace,” and Schalk, NOW Waters, “Herald, sound the note of judgment”
  • Wren, “Christ is alive! Let Christians sing”
  • Consultation on Ecumenical Hymnody launched
  • Louisville chapter forms

 

1969

  • The Mennonite Hymnal