25 Jul Then Sings My Soul: How to Write a Hymn

Then Sings My Soul: How to Write a Hymn

Completion Time: Self Directed. 1 week
CEUs: 0.5
Tuition: $30
Instructor(s): Nancy Golden
Contact Info: Lisa Buffum

Class Description

Don’t you just love it when your favorite hymn is played at church? The words fill you with special feelings that take you into the presence of our Lord – don’t they?

In this course, you’ll learn how to write your own hymns – and you don’t even have to be musically gifted! We’ll be taking a brief look at the history of hymns including the works of Charles Wesley, the great hymn writer of the Wesley family, and then dive into learning a methodology that will allow you to easily create hymns of your own. We will find out what makes a hymn a hymn, the different categories of hymns, how they are metrically structured, and how we can write our own hymns. If you want to take your hymn writing a step further and set it to music, instructor Nancy Golden will provide a fee-based resource you can contact to do so.

"Then Sings My Soul" is a fun course that’s designed to be an act of worship as you follow your heart to express your love for God through creative expression. And remember that it doesn’t matter if you have musical talent or not – we are all in this class to please our audience of One by learning to express our adoration of Him through song. You may not be musically talented, but you can always make a joyful noise unto the Lord!


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