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December 11, 2014

History of Hymns: “Silent Night, Holy Night”

By C Michael Hawn

"Silent Night, Holy Night" by Joseph Mohr, trans. John F. Young, The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 239.

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December 11, 2014

History of Hymns: “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

By C Michael Hawn

"Hark! the Herald Angels Sing" by Charles Wesley The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 240

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December 11, 2014

Great God Filled with Power and Infinite Love

Words: R. Frederick Crider, 2014.  Music: tune, DAVIS, Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1813; harm. Austin Lovelace, 1963. 

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December 11, 2014

O Church, Be Faithful

Hymn writer Julie Tennent has composed this call to the church to "be faithful and persevere" through difficulties […]

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December 11, 2014

I Believe in God, the Father (Apostles’ Creed Hymn)

Julie Tennent has encompassed the entire Apostles' Creed in this hymn's six stanzas using the familiar BEECHER tune.

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December 3, 2014

History of Hymns: “Advent Hymn”

By C Michael Hawn

"Advent Hymn" by Jane Manton Marshall.

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November 21, 2014

O Holy Night (Chuck Bell Arrangement)

Composer, arranger, consultant, and Musician Extraordinaire Chuck Bell has arranged “O Holy Night” with vocal and full piano […]

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November 21, 2014

We Worship You, Our Father Who Created

Words: Julie Tennent, 2014. Music: tune, FINLANDIA, Jean Sibelius, 1899. Julie Tennent has written this hymn about […]

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November 21, 2014

Seated in the Heavenly Places

Words: Julie Tennent, 2014. Music: tune, BEACH SPRING, attr. BF White, 1844; arr. Dean McIntyre, 2014.

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October 8, 2014

Advent Wreath Candlelighting Meditations for Home and Church – 2014

By Dean McIntyre

These short meditations may be used with the weekly lighting of candles of an Advent wreath on the four Sundays […]

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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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November 17, 2014

Jesus, Lord of All Creation

Words: Julie Tennent, 2014. Music: tune, KINGDOM, V. Earle Copes, 1921-2014. "As Christians, we understand that the entire Old Testament […]

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November 17, 2014

Watching and Praying

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2014. Music: tune, ELLERS, Edward J. Hopkins, 1869. The hymn is suited for use during Lent (perhaps […]

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October 2, 2014

Away in a Manger (Smith)

Composer Rhonda Smith has arranged this familiar carol for piano. It may be used as a hymn introduction or accompaniment […]

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October 2, 2014

Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus (Smith)

Composer Rhonda Smith has arranged this familiar hymn tune for piano. It may be used as a hymn introduction or […]

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August 26, 2014

Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht!

German translation of the favorite Christmas carol “Silent Night, Holy Night” with guitar chords.

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