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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 […]

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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