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AGM and Music Matters in Moncton!!

Come explore new ways of making meaningful music in worship! Join us in beautiful Riverview, New Brunswick, across the river from Moncton! September 13-14, 2013 at St. Paul’s United Church (Riverview, NB) Programme: Sept. 13, 7pm Hymn Festival – Come and sing! … Continue reading

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Conn organ looking for a home

If you know of a congregation who may be in need of a Conn Prelude Strummer Model 04, Type 001, Style 001, Finish 042 upright organ in the GTA please contact Alydia Smith (asmith@united-church.ca).

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SING! – A Community Songfest with choral icon Alice Parker

Alice Parker, the renowned American choral composer, arranger, author and conductor, comes to Toronto for SING!, an exhilarating three-day, one-of-a-kind singing experience, October 25-27, 2013. Open to all enthusiastic choral singers, directors, church musicians, and hymn enthusiasts, SING! is co-sponsored by the Department … Continue reading

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United Church seeks input from church musicians

Music United members participated in a worship consultation conference call on January 31. There was good discussion and comments, and if you weren’t able to be part of the event you are still invited to participate: Alydia Smith, our staff … Continue reading

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2013 Hymn Competition now closed

The deadline has passed for entering our 2013 hymn competition. Thanks to all who submitted songs for consideration! The judges are hard at work and we’ll announce the results before the end of February.

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Calling all hymn writers! Enter our 2013 hymn competition!

Music United is proud to sponsor another hymn competition for 2013! We’re looking for hymns or songs for Holy Week and/or the Easter season, based upon the “Jesus” section of A Song of Faith, The United Church of Canada’s most … Continue reading

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How did we do at Worship Matters in Brandon?

From all of us on the Music United executive, thanks for a great weekend in Brandon! We really appreciate the passion you bring to your music ministry, and it was a joy to share time with you. So how did … Continue reading

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Join us in Brandon for Worship Matters! July 2012

Finally – a regional event for church musicians! Join us in Brandon, Manitoba, July 20-22, for a time of singing, community music, and workshops for musicians of all skill levels and experience. Fun for all! Details and registration information on … Continue reading

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Earth Day Sacred Song Contest Winners

Music United and Moderator Mardi Tindal are delighted to announce the winners of the Moderator’s Earth Day Sacred Song Contest. Sharing first place are “It Is Good” by Carol Grolman of Garibaldi Highlands, BC, and “Give Back to the Earth” … Continue reading

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