Music Competition Winners Announced



United Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the winners of its first song and hymn-writing competition, “New Songs and Hymns for Renewal.”

Category 1 (New Text and Tune)
"O God Renew Your Church, We Pray!" by  Dorothy Frisch, Woodstock, CT

Category 2 (New Music for Traditional Hymn/Song Text)
"Behold the Savior of Mankind" by Sarah Howell, Durham, NC

Category 3 (New Hymn Text for Traditional Hymn Tune)
"Renewing, Reforming the Church in Our Day" by Jann Aldredge-Clanton, Dallas, TX


 A Music Workshop will be held from July 23 – 26 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at United Theological Seminary, 4501 Denlinger Rd, Dayton. A Hymn Celebration Concert on Friday, July 27 at Precious Blood Catholic Church (4961 Salem Ave., Dayton, OH) will finish out the week and celebrate the winners. Participating in the concert will be choirs from Omega Baptist Church, Ethan Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church, Phillips Temple CME Church, and First Baptist Church.

For more information, contact Jeremy Winston at | 937.529.2201. 

The concert will also be videotaped and will be available to view on our livestream channel by Wed., Aug 1.