Included here are resources for understanding the importance
of a new denominational hymnal and for sharing information with your
church. We hope these resources help you to learn, share, and get
involved with the new Presbyterian hymnal Glory to God.
SAMPLE HYMN PAGESample page from Glory to God
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HYMNAL CATALOG Hymnal Catalog and Information
READER ARTICLES ABOUT
Below are essays written by members of the Presbyterian
Committee on Congregational Song (PCOCS) and other music leaders and
professionals about hymns and worship music. Please feel free to share
or distribute these essays in your congregation to help inform people
about music, worship, and the history of hymnals. These resources could
be used as handouts or bulletin inserts.
Hymnals as Denominational Scrapbooks
Full Use of Your Hymnal
No More New Hymns
Studying the Bible through Hymns
The Use of Psalms in Worship
What Goes In a Hymnal
Why Don't Hymns End with Amen
Why Sing Global Songs
Will a Praise Band Help Our Church Grow
ARTICLES ABOUT WORSHIP AND
THE NEW HYMNAL
Family Albums for the People of God, from Call to Worship
Forming Faithful Disciples, from Call to Worship
Praise, from Call to
Don't Just Say It, Sing It, from Horizons
Call to Worship Interview with Hymnal Editor David Eicher
Call to Worship Explanation of the Order of the New Hymnal
INSERTS AND ANNOUNCEMENT
Below are two bulletin inserts to be used to share information
about the new hymnal and additional resources to use in announcing the
hymnal to your session or presbytery.
Flier with the New Sampler
Bulletin Insert - Follow the Hymnal on
Session or Presbytery Announcement
Theological and Language Statements
Brochure and Ordering Information
QR Code for Hymnal Contents
be used in bulletins for mobile access to hymnal contents list)FAQ Hymnal Handout
Hymnal Liturgies FAQ
"Hymnal Change Is Gonna Come" - Eric Wall, Montreat Musician
"Sing, Sing a Song: Denominational
Sing-Along Kicks Off This Weekend"
"Many Voices, One Song: Join Presbyterians
"Currents of Tradition, Inclusivity Will
Together in New Hymnal"
"Cover Designs for New Hymnal Released"
"New Presbyterian Hymnal Contents
to be Released"
"New Hymnal Contents Released"
Hymnal — a “compact theology” — Charges toward Publication"
Hint of Hymns to Come"
Interview with Mel Bringle on BYU Radio
Hymnal Project Blog
PPC is interested in your opinion about pew bibles. To participate,
please click below to take our short, 5-question survey.
Pew Bible Survey
part of the research PPC conducted during the hymnal process, a
representative sampling of congregations using the current hymnal were
invited to take part in a survey evaluating each hymn. The results are
included below, as a summary and a detailed report.
of Hymn Survey Results
2011 PPC engaged in a more extensive research survey focused toward the
use of worship, music resources, and technology in PC(USA)
congregations. The results are compiled in the reports listed below.
Summary of Worship and Music Survey Results
Questions and Responses