Presbyterian Center celebrates publication of new hymnal

Pre-orders of Glory to God will be delivered by Oct. 10

October 2, 2013

Presbyterian News Service
Bethany Daily

Employees at the Presbyterian Center here gathered this morning for worship and to celebrate the publishing of the new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) hymnal, Glory to God.

At the beginning of the service, congregants sang the first two stanzas of “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!” using the 1990 (blue) hymnal. Then, during an interlude, they processed to the front of the chapel and exchanged those hymnals for new ones. The remaining two stanzas of the hymn were sung from Glory to God.

“Music is important to the church, and this hymnal is going to be important to the church,” said the Rev. Gradye Parsons, stated clerk of the General Assembly.  More…

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