New Songs and Hymns for Renewal: A Competition

United Theological Seminary (UTS), Dayton, OH, has announced its first song and hymn-writing competition, “New Songs and Hymns for Renewal!” Writers and composers are invited to submit songs or hymns with themes of church renewal or personal spiritual renewal. Submissions are due by April 20.


Cash prizes will be awarded and the winning compositions will be performed at the 2012 UTS Music Ministry Convocation in June. For complete details, including submission guidelines, prizes and application information, please visit


United Theological Seminary is a graduate professional school of The United Methodist Church offering masters and doctoral theological degrees, as well as continuing education. United's goal is to educate dynamic, Spirit-led leaders who will renew the church for the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. UTS is committed to teaching the Bible and the historic Christian faith, instilling a passion for personal and social holiness and renewing the Church for its ministry and mission.  For more information about United Theological Seminary, please visit