Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host a workshop and hymn festival Sat., April 20, 2013 beginning at 9:00 a.m. This event will provide an introduction to Glory to God, the new Presbyterian Hymnal. Pastors, musicians, worship committees, educators, and all who may be interested, are welcome to attend.

The schedule includes two morning workshops. The first will be led by David Eicher, editor of Glory to God, who will discuss “Glory to God: Traditional, Contemporary, Global, Ecumenical.” The second will be led by the Rev. Dr. Edwin Chr. van Driel, assistant professor of theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and the theologian on the hymnal committee. He will address “The Making of a Hymnal, the Theological Story of Glory to God.”

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., and the hymn festival will be at 1:15 p.m. Fee is $25 for PAM members, $30 for non-PAM members, and $25 per person with a group of three or more. Registration deadline is April 12. This regional event is being presented by the Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM), Pittsburgh Chapter. For more information please contact Barbara McKelway at bmckelway@aol.com or 412-366-4513.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa., and more than 300 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.