about the center
for congregational song

The Center for Congregational Song is the resource and outreach arm of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization seeking to encourage, promote, and enliven congregational singing. We are ecumenical, which means we work with folk from a variety of traditions and denominations to build deep and meaningful conversation, create useful resources, and help practitioners, poets, and composers build their skills.

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Hear from our director and some of our early supporters on what makes The Center for Congregational Song so special.

Connecting you to resources, creating meaningful conversation,

and supporting hymn/song-writers.

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YouTube Live Broadcast Link WHY? As God’s people we are called to be good citizens, so we encourage all our followers and friends to make sure you vote! But once you’ve voted, there’s going to be that anxious time of waiting for the results. As people of faith, we are called to also be a

Register Now!   WEBINAR INFO Join CCS Ambassador Slats Toole for a presentation on the basics of leading paperless music. Pulling from their experience as the pastor of a small church, a worship leader who understands how and when technology can fail, and a musician who believes in the importance and power of congregational singing,

Register Now!   WEBINAR INFO Join CCS Ambassador Joslyn Henderson on a presentation three of the most influential black musicians in the history of American hymnody. Biographical information as well as examples of their influence and current repertoire will be covered. Date: Monday, January 25th, 2021 Time: 3PM Eastern (60 to 90 minutes) Location: Zoom

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When the Mountaintop Experience Isn’t Enough

Blogger David Bjorlin is a worship pastor at Resurrection Covenant Church (Chicago), a lecturer in worship at North Park...

October 26, 2020
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Worship & Anti-Racism: A Beginner’s Resource List

Blogger Brian Hehn is the Director of The Center for Congregational Song.   The Original Post On September 25th,...

October 15, 2020

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When the Mountaintop Experience Isn’t Enough

Blogger David Bjorlin is a worship pastor at Resurrection Covenant Church (Chicago), a lecturer in worship at North Park...

October 26, 2020
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Worship & Anti-Racism: A Beginner’s Resource List

Blogger Brian Hehn is the Director of The Center for Congregational Song.   The Original Post On September 25th,...

October 15, 2020