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February 26, 2015

Prayer of Great Thanksgiving for the Easter Season

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell has set the Great Thanksgiving to familiar hymn tunes, with […]

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February 26, 2015

History of Hymns: “Would I Have Answered When You Called”

By C Michael Hawn

Would I Have Answered When You Called" by Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr.; The Faith We Sing, No. 2137.

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February 26, 2015

Deliver Us, Lord

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell sets this new salvation text to an old, obscure hymn […]

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February 20, 2015

What Does the Lord Require of You? (Council)

Dallas, Texas, area composer Tom Council has composed this SATB setting of the familiar Micah 6:8 text. Accompaniment is […]

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February 19, 2015

History of Hymns: “Shepherd Me, O God”

By C Michael Hawn

Shepherd Me, O God" by Marty Haugen; The Faith We Sing, No. 2058 Marty Haugen     Shepherd me, O God, […]

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February 18, 2015

Hymns and Congregational Music for Lent

By Dean McIntyre

All available as free downloads. Just click on the links in the document.

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February 12, 2015

History of Hymns: “Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days”

By C Michael Hawn

"Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days" by Claudia Hernaman, The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 269.

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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

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 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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