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Index of Music and Prayers of Africa, Africana, and African Americans in The UM Hymnal (1989)

Music and Prayers in The United Methodist Hymnal

  • African and Africana
    146, Prayer: At the Birth of a Child (Kenya, Tanzania)
    241, "That Boy-Child of Mary" (Malawi)
    271, "The Lord's Prayer" (West Indian)
    432, "Jesu, Jesu" (Ghana)
    497, "Send Me, Lord" (South Africa)
    597, Prayer: For the Spirit of Truth (Kenya)
    625, "Come, Let Us Eat" (Liberia)
    693, Prayer: For a Peaceful Night (Boran people of Ethiopia, Kenya)

  • African American Spirituals
    134, "O Mary, Don't You Weep, Don't You Mourn"
    251, "Go, Tell It on the Mountain"
    288, "Were You There When They Crucified My Lord"
    291, "He Never Said a Mumbalin' Word" ("They Crucified My Lord")
    316, "He Rose"
    333, "I'm Goin'a Sing When the Spirit Says Sing"
    345, "'Tis the Old Ship of Zion"
    352, "It's Me, It's Me, O Lord"
    375, "There Is a Balm in Gilead"
    402, "Lord, I Want to Be a Christian"
    404, "Every Time I Feel the Spirit" 416, "I Am Leaning on the Lord" ("Come Out the Wilderness")
    418, "We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder"
    448, "Go Down, Moses"
    464, "I Will Trust in the Lord"
    494, "Kum Ba Yah, My Lord"
    520, "Nobody Knows the Trouble I See"
    521, "I Want Jesus to Walk with Me"
    527, "Do, Lord, Remember Me"
    533, "We Shall Overcome"
    548, "In Christ there Is No East or West"
    585, "This Little Light of Mine"
    618, "Let Us Break Bread Together"
    655, "Fix Me, Jesus"
    703, "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"
    704, "Steal Away to Jesus"
    719, "My Lord, What a Morning"
    722, "I Want to Be Ready"
    738, Psalm 1, Response Two
    741, Psalm 4, Response

  • African American Songs and Hymns
    84, "Thank You, Lord"
    99, "To God Be the Glory" (Andraé Crouch)
    106, Litany: God Is Able (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
    115, "How Like a Gentle Spirit" (C. Eric Lincoln)
    197, "Ye Who Claim the Faith of Jesus" (David Hurd)
    271, "The Lord's Prayer" (J. Jefferson Cleveland, Verolga Nix)
    304, "Easter People, Raise Your Voices" (William James)
    334, "Sweet, Sweet Spirit" (Doris Akers)
    373, "Nothing Between My Soul and the Savior" (Charles A. Tindley)
    401, Prayer: For Holiness of Heart (Howard Thurman)
    474, "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" (Thomas A. Dorsey)
    489, Prayer: For God's Gifts (Howard Thurman)
    491, "Remember Me, Remember Me" (J. Jefferson Cleveland)
    503, "Let It Breathe On Me" (Magnolia Lewis-Butts)
    507, "Through It All" (Andraé Crouch)
    512, "Stand By Me" (Charles A. Tindley)
    519, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (J. Rosamond Johnson, James Weldon Johnson)
    522, "Leave It There" (Charles A. Tindley)
    524, "Beams of Heaven as I Go" (Charles A. Tindley)
    525, "We'll Understand It Better By and By" (Charles A. Tindley)
    677, Prayer: Listen, Lord (James Weldon Johnson)
    684, "Christ, Mighty Savior" (David Hurd)
    706, "Soon and Very Soon" (Andraé Crouch)
    728, "Come Sunday" (Duke Ellington)
    816, Psalm 97, Response Two (J. Rosamond Johnson, James Weldon Johnson)
    846, Psalm 124, Response (Charles A. Tindley)

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Dean McIntyre ([email protected]) is the Director of Music Resources for The United Methodist Discipleship Ministries