Ana Hernández

composer, arranger, workshop facilitator, author, and mischief maker

  • Values in Action Family Day

    January 27, 2018












    10:00 am
     to 3:00 pm, January 27, 2018 at St. Paul’s Chapel

    This year, the focus for both Family Day and Trinity Institute is on
    – Compassion
    – Social Justice
    – Stewardship of the earth
    – Inclusiveness

    Families are invited to explore their values and how to put them into action with workshops, storytelling, a puppet show, music, and service activities.

    Activity Stations include:

    • Packing a Brown Bag Lunch for those in need
    • Painting a Kindness Rock to inspire others
    • Assembling school supplies for kids in a refugee camp
    • Decorating valentines for a Random Act of Kindness
    • Making a book bag for families at Kianga House, a shelter for mothers and children
    • Creating a Senior Surprise Box for elders in our community

    10:15-11:15am Values in Action workshop for parents and kids (ages 5-12) with Erin Wathen,  author of More Than Words: 10 Values for the Modern Family.
    To RSVP for the workshop with Erin Wathen, email

    11:30am NYC Kids Project Puppet Show (ages 8-12)

    12pm Music-making with Ana Hernandez (all ages)

    12:30pm Storytelling with Selina Alko and James Phinzey

    1pm Music-making with Ana Hernandez (all ages)

    1:30pm NYC Kids Project Puppet Show (ages 8-12)

    2pm Storytelling with Selina Alko and James Phinzey

    2:30pm Music-making with Ana Hernandez (all ages)

    Also on January 26, 7pm | St. Paul’s Chapel

    Talk by Erin Wathen, author of More Than Words: 10 Values for the Modern Family

    Adults, especially parents and educators, are invited to this talk by author, blogger, pastor, and award-winning preacher, the Rev. Erin Walthen.

    *Note that Trinity Institute is one week later than Values in Action Family Day.

    Location: St. Paul’s Chapel, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10007 Directions...

  • 2018 Winter Convocation of the Diocese of Ohio

    February 2-3, 2018

    Stay tuned for details beyond starts Friday 7 pm , ends Saturday 3 pm.

    Location: 7000 Kalahari Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870 Directions...

  • Philadelphia Chapter of the SCHC

    February 17, 2018

    The program for this meeting is about diversity and cultural competence in my experiences of group singing and deep listening.

    Open to absolutely any woman of any age. Come, join us! This will be deep and fun.

    All are welcome at this monthly, floating chapter meeting of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross (SCHC). The Companions are a great organization of about 800 women from Episcopal, Anglican, and even a few Lutheran churches.

    Thanksgiving, Intercession, Social Justice, Simplicity of Life, and of course being companionable are what we’re all about.

    Location: 8000 St. Martin’s Lane Philadelphia, PA 19118 Directions...

  • WomanKind!

    February 23-24, 2018

    Every other year, St. James’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia hosts WomanKind, a two-day symposium on women’s spirituality with dynamic speakers, engaging workshops, and creative worship centered on a particular theme.

    This year Sara Miles, Neichelle Guidry, and Emily Scott will dive into this theme:‘Lift Up Your Hearts: The Transformative Power of Word and Table’. As we watch the frightening pronouncements made daily to marginalize and dehumanize women, people of color, immigrants, refugees and more, we want to focus the power of  God’s Word and Sacraments to gather people together, uplift them, and even transform them.

    I’ll facilitate a workshop and participate in worship. So excited!

    Location: 1205 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220 Directions...

  • Berea College Residency, Pt. I

    March 27, 2018

    I’m so excited to be in Residency at Berea College in Kentucky late March 2018! Three days of teaching, listening, learning, and lots of singing.

    On Tuesday, March 27th, I’ll preach and lead music at the weekly chapel service. Later that afternoon, there’ll be time with student chaplains and Interfaith Ambassadors. That evening, join us for a community sing at Union Church in Berea.

    Details to come.

    Continued on Wednesday, below.


    Location: Berea College Directions...

  • Berea College, Pt. II: Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education

    March 28, 2018

    Have I mentioned that Berea College has been integrated since the 1860s? Yes, you read that right; the 1860s.

    Here’s Berea’s great Commitment:

    “To assert the kinship of all people and provide interracial education with a particular emphasis on understanding and equality among blacks and whites.”

    On Wednesday, I’ll give a lunch presentation for faculty and staff at the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education. There will be singing, talking, listening, and noticing. Can’t wait.



  • Berea College Residency Pt. III

    March 29, 2018

    On Thursday, I’m excited to spend time with the Spiritual Seekers, a weekly interfaith student group that meets over lunch.

    Have I mentioned that Berea is the only one of America’s top colleges that awards every enrolled student a no-tuition promise? No student pays for tuition. They say it’s the best education money can’t buy.


    Location: Berea College, KY Directions...

  • Women’s Retreat

    April 13-15, 2018

    I’ve been invited to provide some music for this longstanding retreat and I’m thrilled to be joining the crew at the Bishop’s Ranch!

    Location: 5297 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448 Directions...

  • Episcopal Church in Minnesota Clergy Conference

    April 24-26, 2018

    So excited to be asked to return to MN for clergy conference.

    Theme and info to follow.


    Location: 1 Oakridge Dr, Chaska, MN 55318 Directions...

  • Healing Racism: Multi Cultural Responses in Local Context

    April 28, 2018

    This is a train the trainers event in Province VIII of the Episcopal Church, to be held in Sacramento, CA. I’ll be working with Anne Clarke and Eric Metoyer. Details to follow.

    Location: Sacramento, CA Directions...

  • CPG Benefits Partnership Conference

    May 7-11, 2018

    I’m thrilled to have been asked to return to play with this great group. This year they’ll meet at Kanuga Camp and Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC.

    Location: 130 Kanuga Chapel Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28739 Directions...

  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Southington, CT

    May 19-20, 2018

    It’s Pentecost weekend and I’ll be leading a workshop (possibly HeartSong) in the hills of CT. There will be singing by rote as well as deep listening. I believe this is an open workshop, so contact the church for details!

    Church (860) 628-8486





    Location: 145 Main St, Southington, CT 06489 Directions...