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27th of September 2022

Introducing “Puentes” – Our Spanish-Language Blog

Puentes (Bridges) is a Spanish-language blog featuring a core team of writers who care deeply about the voice of the congregation in the Spanish-speaking world and are looking to have deep […]


12th of August 2022

COVID & Congregational Song – Update 8-12-2022

The CDC released updated guidelines yesterday (Thursday, August 11th, 2022). Below are the links to the newest information we’re aware of and our renewed recommendations concerning congregational singing.   RECENT […]


10th of August 2022

“Voices United” Podcast Season 4 Now Available

Produced and Hosted by Whitworth University church music professor Dr. Ben Brody, this podcast is supported by The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada and Whitworth University. As […]


8th of January 2022

Reparations Royalty Program Highlighted on NPR

Center Director Brian Hehn was featured on a story this morning on NPR’s Weekend Edition about the “Reparations Royalty” program: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/08/1071542936/some-white-congregations-are-paying-to-use-hymns-written-by-enslaved-african-peo   For more information on the program, go to […]


8th of March 2021

Covid Updates – Congregational Song

This page will be updated regularly as a count-down to when singing together is safe again based on current recommendations from the CDC and other public health institutions.   Total […]


1st of March 2021

Ambassadors Program Applications Now Open

Become a Center for Congregational Song Ambassador Applications are now being accepted for the next class of Deborah Carlton Loftis Ambassadors. Ambassador Programs are free church music workshops for students […]


22nd of January 2021

Accompaniment Tracks for Lent 2021

Introduction We know that planning worship during the global pandemic has not been easy. With all of the added stress, new skills (audio/video editing!!!), and constant curveballs, we know that […]


27th of December 2020

USCCB Committee On Doctrine Publishes Hymnology Document

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine recently wrote and distributed a document to their bishops, priests, and music ministers entitled “Catholic Hymnody At the Service of […]


12th of October 2020

Free Christmas Resource Now Available

The Center for Congregational Song, in collaboration with Worship Design Studios and Marcia McFee, has just released a free resource for Advent & Christmas called “Park, Porch, and Sidewalk Sings.” […]


8th of September 2020

Free Webinar Series Announced

**For Immediate Release**   Free Webinar Series   The Center for Congregational Song Ambassadors will be offering a free webinar series starting this month. Webinar topics will include: “Breaking Through […]