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Comparing fonts for hymnals

Comparing fonts for hymnals

We read all sorts of text daily, although most of us probably don’t think about the fonts those texts are using. But typography (the process of designing and arranging letters and words together to make the text clear and appealing) is actually a nuanced and intricate...

A case for hymnals

A case for hymnals

Technology and tradition Our church loves hymns. When we meet together as a church family, we sing hymns – lots of them. Some are old, some are new, but all are filled with truths about the glory of God in the gospel of Jesus Christ. And because we feel the urgency of...

Summer 2020 update and project spotlight

Summer 2020 update and project spotlight

Here's a brief update for August. We're thrilled to say the psalter is fully funded, and we send the final proofs to the printer this Tuesday! It should be shipping sometime in November. You can pre-order at gracemusic.us. We're currently finalizing hymnals for a...

May update: psalters and Lithuanian hymns

May update: psalters and Lithuanian hymns

May has been a busy month for Hymnworks! We finished a new hymnal of 320 songs for a church in Michigan and sent the files off to the printer. Sending the final email is a great feeling! As soon as the books arrive, we'll post some photos. Work continues on a new...

The Hymnworks Blog

The Hymnworks Blog

Welcome to the new Hymnworks blog! After our church successfully produced and printed our own hymnal in 2015, I launched Hymnworks with the desire to produce custom hymnals for other churches.  Today, I’m starting an occasional blog to share thoughts on hymnals and...

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