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Nearly 22,000 Choral Anthems & 16,500 Organ Compositions
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The Church Music Institute (CMI) is dedicated to the advancement and stewardship of the best sacred music for the use of Christian congregations. Using proven practices, CMI trains new generations of clergy, musicians and laypersons for leading worship through workshops, courses and conferences across the country. CMI also houses the most extensive online library of choral and organ music anywhere.Become a CMI Member
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We can move forward in faith, upheld by the Scriptures and texts set to music that sustain us for our journey.
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Pastors and priests must be equipped to work with musicians for combining spoken and sung word to glorify God in congregational worship.Read More
Church musicians, keepers of the song of the church, have long understood the power of music to carry praise and prayer to God and connect faith to everyday living.Read More
Erik Routley (1917-1982) As churches face new circumstances in unusual times, the wisdom of Erik Routley offers some possible solutions. Thanks to Nancy Graham, currently working on his definitive biography, for locating this piece. Why Not a Church Music Society? Honesty in our worship music demands a maxim which most of us […]Read More