The New Century Hymnal | Pew Edition

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Permissions Notice

Visit our permissions page to understand how to seek permission on hymn use (e.g. photocopying or streaming). You can also download the copyright index for a quick reference guide to the copyright management of various hymns.

The Pilgrim Press cannot grant an "umbrella" license for congregations to reprint and/or stream hymns, because Pilgrim does not hold the copyright on all hymns in The New Century Hymnal. Please visit our partner, One License, to seek permission to reprint, project, and/or stream individual hymns in your worship service. 

Inclusive-Language Hymns

The New Century Hymnal invites the Church into the 21st century. The best hymns of the past are combined with exciting new hymnody from some of the finest contemporary poets and composers. The New Century Hymnal reflects a high level of musical and theological scholarship -- including fresh adaptations of original texts, honoring tradition while at the same time using inclusive language that will welcome and affirm all as members of Christ's church.


  • more than 600 hymns
  • many new translations to bring freshness to older texts
  • over 100 psalms, set to music
  • harmonizations carefully selected for congregational singing
  • orders for worship, with services for morning and evening prayer

The list of hymns (organized by first line) can be downloaded here. 

ISBN 978-0-8298-1050-9

Imprinting option

"Where do I put the name(s) that I want to have imprinted on The New Century Hymnal?" The service of imprinting is a separate "item" that must be purchased along with your purchase of The New Century Hymnal. The requested name to be imprinted can be added when you purchase the imprinting service.

Please note:

If you purchase "Pew Edition to be imprinted" without also purchasing "Imprinting for Hymnals," you will receive the hymnal(s) without any text imprinted on the cover.

If you purchase "Imprinting for Hymnals" without also purchasing "Pew Edition to be imprinted," your order will be cancelled as incomplete.

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