Completed brackets are due April 30 for Hymn Tournament 2019, sponsored by the Hymn Society.
The tournament concludes July 18 during the society’s conference in Dallas. The society offers a downloadable bracket for anyone who wishes to compete. The tournament is designed for fun, not indignant debates, and one person will win a year-long membership in the Hymn Society.
The brackets include 32 hymns in four divisions:
- Holy, Holy, Holy!
- Be Thou My Vision
- Come, Thou Fount
- Amazing Grace!
- Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
- All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name
- What a Friend We Have in Jesus
- O for a Thousand Tongues
- When Peace, Like a River/It Is Well
- My Hope is Built/On Christ the Solid Rock
- To God Be the Glory
- O Come, All Ye Faithful
- On Eagle’s Wings
- Here I Am, Lord
- Because He Lives
- Leaning On the Everlasting Arms
Chant & Cyclical Division
- O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
- Of the Father’s Love Begotten
- Were You There
- Soon and Very Soon
- Jesus, Remember Me (Taize)
- Seek Ye First