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Music
Hymns and all forms of music enrich our worship and praise of God.  Below are groups and organizations that support this vital ministry.
American Guild of English Handbell Ringers
This organization is dedicated to advancing the musical art of handbell/handchime ringing through education, community, and communication.
American Guild of Organists
A national ecumenical professional association serving the organ and choral music fields, this is the largest membership organization in the country dedicated to a single instrument. Founded as an educational and service organization, the Guild seeks to set and maintain high musical standards, and to promote understanding and appreciation of all aspects of organ and choral music.
Association of Anglican Musicians
Its purpose is the elevation, stimulation, and support of music and the allied arts in all their aspects in the Anglican church, and especially in their relationship to liturgy.
Chorus Angelorum
A semi-professional chorus of 24 singers devoted to the propagation and continued use of traditional Anglican music in the context of liturgy, supporting the doctrines and ethos of the Anglican Communion. The chorus is in residence at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas.
Leadership Program for Musicians Serving Small Congregations (LPM)
LPM is a two-year program taught and administered by capable local clergy and musicians, and related to its local diocese or synod. The program takes into account the musician's need for liturgical education and spiritual formation, as well as musical skills. LPM is a cooperative effort of The Division for Congregational Ministries Worship Staff of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music of the Episcopal Church (ECUSA).
Royal School of Church Music in America
RSCM America is the American branch of the Royal School of Church Music. The goal is to uplift the spiritual life of their communities through high quality choral music. We provide musical education to singers through a structured choral music program and summer music courses. They provide support to music directors through an organizational forum which facilitates the exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Oremus - Let Us Pray
Oremus is a place of prayer on the Internet, including resources for daily prayer, other worship, and a comprehensive compilation of hymns, and liturgical texts, old and new.