Hymn writing competition will mark centennial of Church in Wales

By Rachel Farmer
Posted Dec 13, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A hymn writing competition has been launched to help mark the centennial of the Church in Wales, which will be celebrated across all its dioceses next year.

The Diocese of St. Davids is inviting entries to find a new liturgical hymn to celebrate the 100th anniversary and that of the Church in Wales in 2020.

Communications officer David Hammond-Williams said: “Hymns are an integral part of church liturgy, so this is a natural choice to try and help people engage with the celebrations. We have a big tradition of singing in Wales and the hope is that this might help us leave a musical legacy for the future.”

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