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April 10, 2015

Piano Solo Recordings

These piano solos have been arranged and recorded by Dean McIntyre The list of hymns may be sorted by hymn […]

June 23, 2015

We Worship You

We Worship You SATB Choral Anthem Words and music by Kenneth Morrison   Scripture Reference:  1 Timothy 1:17 Lyrics:   […]

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June 22, 2015

When Jesus Called You Father

Words: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, 2015 Music: tune, AURELIA, Samuel Sebastian Wesley, 1864 Scriptures: Matthew 6:9; Hosea 11:3-4; Deuteronomy 32:18; Isaiah 66:13; Isaiah 49:15; Luke 15:11-32; Matthew 18:14; […]

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April 29, 2015

History of Hymns: “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus”

By William H. Parker

The Sunday School movement of the 19th and 20th centuries provided the inspiration for many hymns. William Henry Parker (1845-1929) […]

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June 17, 2015

Pour Into Us the Spirit, Lord

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015 Music: tune, KINGSFOLD, English melody; arr. by Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1906 Topics:  Pentecost; Holy Spirit; humility; servanthood; […]

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June 11, 2015

Where Your Love and Their Need Meet

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015 Music: tune, AR HYD Y NOS, trad.Welsh melody, harm. Luther Orlando Emerson, 1906 Topics: love; comfort; service; […]

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June 11, 2015

Spirit of God, Descend, We Pray

Words: Ray Capo, 2015 Tune: ST. AGNES, John Bacchus Dykes, 1866 Topics: Pentecost; Holy Spirit; comfort; guidance; ministry Scripture: Acts 2 Hymn writer […]

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June 11, 2015

Teach Us to Pray

Words: Ray Capo, 2011 Tune:  MARYTON, Henry Percy Smith, 1874 Scriptures:  Matthew 6:9-13; Luke 11:2-4 Topics: Lord's Prayer; prayer; […]

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June 9, 2015

Stewards, We Seek to Do God’s Will

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015 Music: tune, OPEN MY EYES, Clara H. Scott, 1895 United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell  […]

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June 9, 2015

By Every Thought of My Heart

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015 Music: tune, WIR HATTEN GEBAUET, German folk tune United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell  […]

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June 4, 2015

History of Hymns: “See How Great a Flame Aspires”

“See How Great a Flame Aspires” by Charles Wesley; The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 541. See how great a […]

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April 27, 2015

History of Hymns: “O Come and Dwell in Me”

“O Come and Dwell in Me” by Charles Wesley; The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 388.   O come and […]

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June 4, 2015

Nothing Was Too Dear for You, Lord

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015 Music: tune, DIX, Conrad Kocher, 1838; arr. W. H. Monk, 1861 Topics: salvation; grace; justifying grace; Trinity United Methodist […]

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June 4, 2015

Jesus Is the Friend I Love

Words by Nickolas Campbell (2015) and Anna B. Warner (1860) Music by William B. Bradbury, 1862 Topics: death; eternal life; funeral; memorial service; […]

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May 28, 2015

History of Hymns: “Breath of God, Breath of Peace”

“Breath of God, Breath of Peace” by Adam M.L. Tice Worship and Song, No. 3145   Breath of […]

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May 28, 2015

God’s Grace Is Steadfast, Mercy Abounding

Words: Harry Rix, 2015 Music: tune, BUNESSAN, trad. Gaelic melody, harm. Dean McIntyre Scripture: Psalm 103:8 Topics: grace; mercy; compassion; repentance The […]

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May 28, 2015

When the Children Come to Jesus

Words: Harry Rix, 2015 Music: BEACH SPRING, attr. to B.F. Whhite, 1844; arr. Dean McIntyre, 2011 Scripture:  Mark 10:13-16 Topic: children; […]

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May 28, 2015

I Have Preached the Power of Justice

Words: Harry Rix, 2015 Tune:  BATTLE HYMN, USA camp meeting tune, 19th century Topics: preaching; justice; racism; hatred; liberty; Martin […]

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May 21, 2015

History of Hymns: “Christ Loves the Church”

The love of Christ is central to our faith. Without Christ’s sacrifice we would not experience salvation. Brian […]

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May 19, 2015

We Join in Proclaiming

Words: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, 2015 Music: tune, THE ASH GROVE, Welsh folk melody Scriptures: Genesis 1-2; Galatians 3:26; 1 Corinthians 15:1-4; John 15:13; Matthew 28:6; […]

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May 19, 2015

History of Hymns: “I am Your Mother (Earth Prayer)”

“I am your mother,” by Shirley Erena Murray; The Faith We Sing, No. 2059. I am your mother: Do […]

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April 21, 2015

History of Hymns: “A Place at the Table”

By Guest Writer The Rev. Jay A. Henderson

"A Place at the Table" by Shirley Erena Murray Worship & Song, No. 3149 Shirley Erena Murray For everyone born, a […]

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May 6, 2015

When Love First Stretched a Human Heart

When Love First Stretched a Human Heart Words: Gretta Gosper, 2015 Music: tune, AMAZING GRACE, 19th century USA melody This hymn […]

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May 5, 2015

Take Thou Authority

Words: Nickolas Campbell, 2015 Music: tune, FESTAL SONG, by William H. Walter, 1894 Scripture: Matthew 28:18-20 Topics: Ascension; authority; new birth; ordination  […]

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April 24, 2015

The Challenge of Migration

British Methodist pastor and hymn writer Andrew Pratt composed this hymn text in response to reports of more […]

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April 23, 2015

History of Hymns: “The Lone, Wild Bird”

By C Michael Hawn

"The Lone, Wild Bird" by Henry Richard McFadyen; The Faith We Sing, No. 2052.

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April 22, 2015

Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies (a cappella choir setting)

Words by Charles Wesley, 1740; Music by Lowell Sargeant, 1996.

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April 22, 2015

A Prayer for Fathers

Dr. L. Edward Phillips composed this anthem for Father's Day at the request of the choir director at […]

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April 22, 2015

A New Creed: A Choral Setting (Council)

Dallas, Texas, composer Tom Council has composed this choral setting of "A Statement of Faith of The United […]

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April 17, 2015

‘Tis Madness They Shout

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell writes of this text: "It begins with a Wesleyan critique […]

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April 16, 2015

History of Hymns: “Christ, from Whom All Blessings Flow”

By Guest Writer Kristi Hassell

"Christ, from Whom All Blessings Flow, "Charles Wesley The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 550.

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March 31, 2015

If We Claim to Love Our Neighbor

This powerful hymn by British Methodist pastor and hymn writer Andrew Pratt calls us to examine the gospel' […]

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March 30, 2015

It Is Not Enough

United Methodist pastor and hymn writer Nickolas Campbell composed the words of this hymn after reading and thinking […]

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March 30, 2015

Ephesians Hymn Texts

By F. Richard Garland

This is a series of hymn texts by F. Richard Garland based on the texts from the letter […]

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March 26, 2015

In Righteousness Stand Firm

This hymn by  F. Richard Garland is based on Ephesians 6:10-20, appointed for use in Lectionary Year B […]

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March 26, 2015

The Reason for Living

This hymn by United Methodist pastor and hymn writer R. Frederick Crider is based on Acts 3:6. It highlights […]

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March 24, 2015

As Jesus Faced the Council

This hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette recounts the events of Holy Week following Jesus' arrest, with the Council […]

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March 24, 2015

Choral Descant: RATISBON

by Joseph I. Corporon, United Methodist church musician, Florida.

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