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July 16, 2014

History of Hymns: “O Gladsome Light”

By C. Michael Hawn

"O Gladsome Light" Ancient Greek hymn, translated by Robert Bridges. The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 686.

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History of Hymns
July 14, 2014

Swirling in a Cloud of Seekers

Words by Lisa Reed McKinney, 2014 Music: tune, HYFRYDOL, by Rowland Prichard, 1830 Lisa McKinney's hymn is an exploration of learning […]

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July 9, 2014

History of Hymns: “Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me”

By C. Michael Hawn

"Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me" by Edward Hopper The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 509

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July 9, 2014

God Envisions Full Redemption

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer F. Richard Garland continues his series of hymns based on Ephesians with […]

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July 9, 2014

O Thou Who This Mysterious Bread

Carlton R. Young, editor of the 1966 Methodist and 1989 United Methodist Hymnals, has composed this new tune and setting for Charles […]

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July 2, 2014

History of Hymns: “Pass It On”

By C. Michael Hawn

"Pass It On" by Kurt Kaiser The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 572

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July 2, 2014

The Work of Singing the Psalms

By Dwight W. Vogel

Singing the psalms was part of the experience of the early church.  It was natural for them to do […]

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June 26, 2014

History of Hymns: “Take This Moment, Sign, and Space”

By C. Michael Hawn

"Take This Moment, Sign, and Space" by John L. Bell Worship & Song, No. 3118

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June 25, 2014

Spirit of God, Assist and Guide Today

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell has composed this hymn based on John Wesley's prayers […]

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June 25, 2014

Soft Winds

SATB Choral Anthem by Ken Morrison This is a beautiful Christmas choral anthem that portrays Mary and Joseph caring for […]

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June 24, 2014

Take Care in How You Live

This new hymn by retired United Methodist pastor and hymn writer F. Richard Garland is one of a […]

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June 23, 2014

Praise the Lord! (Psalm 150)

A choral anthem with flute descant by Sandy Rogers. A festive setting of Psalm 150, "Praise the Lord" was […]

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June 18, 2014

History of Hymns: “Wellspring of Wisdom”

By C. Michael Hawn

"Wellspring of Wisdom" by Miriam Therese Winter The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 506

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June 11, 2014

History of Hymns: “Our Parent, by Whose Name”

By C. Michael Hawn

"Our Parent, by Whose Name" by F. Bland Tucker The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 447

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June 10, 2014

Lord, Hear the Cries of Children

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has composed this hymn that challenges us to care for the needs of children in difficult circumstances. […]

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