Empowering Congregational Worship
Serving Clergy, Musicians & Congregations
Home of the Sacred Music Library
Nearly 20,000 Choral Anthems & 15,000 Organ Compositions
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About the Church Music Institute
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
Choral Music Re-Enters Worship
April 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Central Time
Collaborative webinar with American Choral Directors Association to explore CMI online choral library. Includes Terre Johnson of ACDA with a summary of safety protocols, Charlotte Kroeker of the Church Music Institute with a tour of the 20,000 title choral library, Zeb Highben of Duke University Chapel with a summary of his ACDA convention presentation on integrating choirs in worship, and Tim Sharp with an introduction to his new book, an annotated canon of timeless sacred choral music.
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
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