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July 23, 2015

History of Hymns: “Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation”

By C. Michael Hawn

“Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation”;  7th cent. Latin, translated by John Mason Neale,  The United […]

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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 […]

July 16, 2015

History of Hymns: “God Will Take Care of You”

By C. Michael Hawn

“God Will Take Care of You” by Civilla D. Martin; The United Methodist Hymnal, No. 130.

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July 16, 2015

May the God of Hope So Fill You

Benediction hymn by F. Richard Garland.

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July 15, 2015

Our Father (The Lord’s Prayer)

This contemporary musical setting of The Lord’s Prayer is dedicated to Dean McIntyre on the occasion of his […]

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July 15, 2015

May God Bless Those You Love

This contemporary musical benediction may also be used as a farewell or blessing on the occasion of a choir member […]

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January 17, 2014

What Does The UMC’s Book Of Discipline Say About the Employment of Non-Appointed Church Staff?

We frequently receive from pastors, church members, committee members, and employed church staff questions about the employment of non-appointed lay […]

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Employment, Training, Education
July 15, 2015

ALL GOD’S PEOPLE GOTTA SING

A Musical Celebration of United Methodist Song & Scriptural Values -- This hour-long service is a combination of choral and […]

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July 14, 2015

Give Us a Well of Tears

This hymn was composed in response to the murder of nine worshipers at a Bible study and prayer meeting at […]

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July 14, 2015

22 Most Frequently Asked Copyright Questions of Church Musicians

By Dean McIntyre

It is difficult for church musicians to stay informed, up-to-date and in compliance with current copyright laws that relate to […]

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Copyright & Licensing
July 9, 2015

History of Hymns: “When Love Is Found”

By C. Michael Hawn

Hymns often begin out of a specific request or need. The good hymn not only satisfies that original impetus, but […]

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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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