Music Competition


New Songs and Hymns for Renewal

Congratulations to the winners of United’s third annual song- and hymn-writing competition, “New Songs and Hymns for Renewal.”

The 2014 winners are:

  • Category 1 (New Text and Tune)
    “Bread of Heaven” — Daniel Jaquish, Malakoff, TX
  • Category 2 (New Music for Traditional Hymn/Song Text)
    “Just As I Am” — Sherri Hansen, Madison, WI
  • Category 3 (New Hymn Text for Traditional Hymn Tune)
    “Re-Tune Our Lives, O God” by William Pasch, Griffin, GA

United will honor the winners at a Hymn Celebration on Dec. 17 at 12:30 p.m. in Thie Fellowship Hall on United’s campus, 4501 Denlinger Road, Dayton, OH. All who attend will be invited to participate in the debut of the winning compositions.

Several years ago, United adopted as a prayer, a program and a tagline: “Spirit Led, Renewing the Church!” We want to celebrate in song, with you, the renewal only God can give!

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