2024 Hymn Competition

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Pratt Green Trust,
new hymns are invited on the theme of

Celebrating Creation

in All its Diversity

The Categories

You may enter your hymn in one of the following categories, designed to cater for the variety of skills and talents involved in hymnwriting; whether writing words, composing music - or both.

We are pleased to offer a £500 prize for the winning entry in each category.


We welcome collaborative entries, but please ensure you have the permission of all writer(s)/composer(s) before submitting your entry.

Entries are now open

Closing Date: 10th May 2024
Winners will be announced on 4th July 2024

The Judges

Our Judging Panel includes acclaimed hymnwriters, composers, compilers of hymnals, members of the Pratt Green Trust and the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Michael Baughen
Jan Berry
Polly Falconer
Bernadette Farrell
Thomas Hewitt Jones
Michael N. Jagessar
Iain McLarty
Anne Sardeson
Emma Turl
Nigel Uden
Janet Wootton

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