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Singing Welcome: hospitality for refugees and immigrants

[Posted 30 May 2017] New resource of 46 hymns and songs from The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada     see details / comment

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Celebrating five years of Singing the Faith in Northampton

[Posted 18 January 2017] A small chapel with bags of enthusiasm     see details / comment

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New carols booklet from Methodist Publishing

[Posted 1 December 2016] Give your hymn books a rest – use Christmas Carols and Songs instead, says Methodist Publishing     see details / comment

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Hymnody in the Life of the Church – a call for papers

[Posted 19 September 2016] Anniversary marking 500 years since Martin Luther’s 95 theses considers the place of hymnody in church life     see details / comment

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Not just for churches

[Posted 16 March 2016] The wider impact of hymns explored by Andrew Pratt and other academics     see details / comment

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Memories and murders

[Posted 25 February 2016] A journalist and a crime writer are both finding inspiration in well-known hymns     see details / comment

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WW1 commemoration service

[Posted 26 June, 2014] A new service resource for young people, designed to help mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One     see details / comment

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New hymn book from author of Tell out my soul

[Posted 4 February, 2014] Popular hymn writer, Timothy Dudley-Smith, has turned his attention to the psalms in a brand new publication from RSCM     see details / comment

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Scarecrow hymn inspires whole community

Brian Wren’s hymn “Here hangs a man discarded” inspired one church congregation to organise a community competition and fun day     see details / comment

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