Singing Welcome

The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is pleased to announce the release of Singing Welcome: Hymns and Songs of Hospitality to Refugees and Immigrants, a collection of 46 hymns and songs available for free download from The Hymn Society’s website www.thehymnsociety.org/singingwelcome. For nearly 100 years, the work of The Hymn Society of the United States and Canada …

Hymns for Hope and Healing

The outcome of a fruitful collaboration of theologians, writers and musicians working at the retreat and therapeutic centre of Holy Rood House in Yorkshire, this new collection articulates the needs of a contemporary ministry of healing through the agency of hymns, the church’s most resonant and expressive form of worship. Hymns of Hope and Healing is the product of many …

Secretary’s Newsletter 72 Spring 2017

There’s still time to book! Cost: £260.00. As you will see from the programme, this is excellent value! Forms available on the Society website or from the Secretary. Full details are now as follows: In addition there will be some 30 minute Sectionals including: ‘Hymns and healing, a new hymn collection’ by Andrew Pratt and Jan Berry; ‘Looking for a …

Book launch in York

  Another event, on this occasion for those of you who live in York, its environs, or within easy travelling distance. Also the opportunity of a new book! The book launch of Looking for a Voice: A Hymnological Biography by Caryl Micklem and Alison Micklem will take place on Saturday 8th April at 2.30 pm All are invited. Caryl Micklem …

John Newton Exhibition & 30 March Events

The John Newton Project website has updated information on the John Newton exhibition available to view throughout March at St Andrew by the Wardrobe, 9.00 am to 4.00 pm Mon-Fri. www.standrewbythewardrobe.net The exhibition includes additional material on Newton’s links with previous rectors of this church – William Romaine and William Goode – and on the Eclectic Society and CMS (which …

Hymn Writers Workshop

Please see below details of a Hymn Writers Workshop being organized by Jubilate. This Day may be of interest to both aspiring and established Hymn Writers and composers, especially those living in, or around, or within easy access to London. It will be a day of insight, practical training and fellowship for lyricists and composers alike. In addition to the main …

Annual Conference 2017

All the latest photos and video from the Conference can be found here. Conference begins on Tuesday 18th July with Registration from 2:00 pm and tea at 3:00 pm. It concludes with lunch on Friday 21st July. Accommodation is all en-suite with single and a few twin-bedded rooms available. The Conference Pack, including the Conference Programme, a list of those …