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January 30, 2015

A Communion Response for Lent (Morrison)

For unison choir, solo, or congregation. By Kenneth Morrison.

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January 29, 2015

History of Hymns: “Let Us Break Bread Together”

By C Michael Hawn

"Let Us Break Bread Together," African American Spiritual,  The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 618.

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January 29, 2015

Let Us Break Bread Together (McIntyre)

This arrangement of the favorite Holy Communion hymn (UM Hymnal, no. 618) is by Dean McIntyre. It preserves the rather slow […]

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January 29, 2015

Sometimes When I’m Praying

Words by Nickolas Campbell. The tune will be new to most, found in an 1888 German language Methodist songbook.

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January 26, 2015

Christ, in Capernaum

Words: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, 2015.  This hymn is related to Jesus' healing of the man with the unclean […]

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January 26, 2015

Behold, the Light Has Dawned

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer R. Frederick Crider explores themes related to creation in this new hymn.

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January 26, 2015

Great Shepherd of Souls

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015; adapt. from John Wesley. "'Great Shepherd of Souls' is a prayer for the blessing […]

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January 26, 2015

Father, Accept My Imperfect Repentance

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015. Each stanza of this Trinitarian hymn is a petition to accept our imperfect repentance. […]

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January 23, 2015

O Wondrous Sight! (Council)

This setting by Dallas, Texas, area composer Tom Council of the great Transfiguration hymn text (UM Hymnal,  […]

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January 23, 2015

All Glory, Laud, and Praise Ascribe

This hymn is especially suited for Holy Communion, Lent, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, and general use.

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January 23, 2015

Love Divine, Quell Now Our Fear

This hymn is commentary on how God's love works to bring joy, happiness, peace, and on the healing ministry […]

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January 15, 2015

History of Hymns: “Soon and Very Soon”

By C Michael Hawn

"Soon and Very Soon" by Andraé Crouch, The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 706.

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January 13, 2015

Church Music Summer Seminar (CMSS) at Perkins School of Theology

June 19-26, 2015 Music in Ministry and Worship

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January 7, 2015

Colors for the Liturgical Year 2015

Dean McIntyre has provided this helpful chart of liturgical colors for 2015.

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August 13, 2014

2015 Worship & Music Planning Calendar

PDF document of lectionary readings for each Sunday in 2015, as well as special days and times throughout the year.   […]

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