In the course of many conversations with other church musicians, I’ve heard about a variety of challenges with congregational singing. Because there are so many factors at play, each situation presents its own unique combination of problems. For that reason, I will tackle each problem one at a time in a series of articles devoted to church hymnody. This article addresses how to keep familiar old hymns as fresh and vibrant as possible. I can tell you from personal experience that it is worth the effort to improve your congregational hymn singing.