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Settle Methodist Circuit
17th Annual Hymn Festival and

Hymn Writing Competition

CLICK HERE to here to download application form


CLICK HERE to here to download application form


The 2016 HYMN FESTIVAL will be held

4th - 6th November 2016

Fri 4 Nov Burton in Lonsdale Methodist Chapel 7.30pm


Sat 5 Nov: Bentham Methodist Chapel 2.00pm


Sun 6 Nov 6.30pm Settle Methodist Chapel

"Circuit Sing - Songs from America"


You are invited to submit an entry for the Hymn Writing Competition. The 2016 competition is to write a hymn on the theme:

"The God of Creation"

There are two classes:

(a) Open Class

(b) Circuit Class - for members and friends of Methodist Churches in the Settle Circuit

In each class there is a 1st prize of £150 and a 2nd prize of £100

Rules and Conditions:

  1. The Hymn must be entirely your own composition and not previously published
  2. Ther are no restrictions on length or metre
  3. Copyright remains with you
  4. All entries will be submitted to a judge. The judge's decision will be final. No correspondence will be entered into
  5. Please indicate the TUNE to which your hymn is to be sung. Please do NOT compose your own tune
  6. The winning hymns will be sung at the Settle Hymn Festival in November 2016.
  7. Please enclose a s.a.e. if you wish your entry to be returned.


CLICK HERE to here to download application form and return it to:

Settle Methodist Circuit Hymn Competition, Bank Court, Castle Hill, Settle, N Yorks BD24 9EU

Closing Date: 3 October 2016





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