Learn more about our Ministry Renewal and Revitalization Grant - a video Q&A is below!
Haven't yet applied? Go to www.sjmp.com/grants to get started. Applications are due June 30th and a winner will be announced by August 1st!
Last minute music for Christmas!
We've been there! You check your email on Saturday night only to find out that the entire tenor section is down with food poisoning from bad nachos at the bowling alley. So now what?
New Music - Cold the Winter
For SATB choir and keyboard, this is a beautiful and affecting carol by Mark Schweizer with a text by Beverly Easterling. This works beautifully for Christmas and Epiphany and learning tracks are available!
Call for Compositions!
We know you guys are Barons of the Organ Bench, Counts of the Choir, and Belles of the... well, Handbells! But SJMP knows you go deeper than that. Who among you are the Commandants of Compositions?
While we're starting to fill our publication schedule for 2022, we'd like to invite you to submit any of your polished original works for publication! Show us your beautiful, bold, or light-hearted scores. We'd love to see what you've been up to - now or anytime.
New Music - Lo! He comes, an infant stranger
Now Available, For SATB and Organ by Simon Mold, this is a grand tune in the English tradition, just the thing for services of Lessons and Carols!
Last minute music for Holy Week and Easter
Need some last-minute music to fill some gaps in Holy Week and Easter Services? Have a look at some of our favorites that can be put together in little to no time at all:
New Trisagion and Upcoming Webinar!
We're thrilled to have published a new work by Dr. Marty Wheeler Burnett (of COVID Conversations fame). It's a setting of the Trisagion for unison voices, handbells, and flute (or other treble instrument) that could be very effective this Advent. Now available exclusively to SJMP Members!
Dr. Burnett will be talking about this and more during an upcoming webinar by Virginia Theological Seminary - Hope Incarnate: Planning Worship for Advent and Christmas. You can attend this Wednesday, September 16th from 3-4:30 PM ET.
SJMP Radio Show - Number 2
If talk about aerosols, social distancing, other challenges with church music amid COVID-19 raise your blood pressure, you're not alone. Let's talk about safe and healthy ways to move forward together. Sit down with Dr. Marty Wheeler Burnet and Dr. Kevin Simons for a conversation about church music amid COVID-19. Consider this the staff meeting you always wanted.
Click here to watch the show!
Liturgical Idol Ends Today!
Submit a recording of Ian Higginson's "Venite" and the winner will have their recording live forever on the SJMP website! The winning singer will also receive a COMPLETE set of Mark Schweizer's Liturgical Mysteries!
Here's what you need to know: