O God, You Give Welcome
A Hymn for Family Promise -- Interfaith Hospitality Network
By Carolyn Winfrey Gillette
Family Promise -- Interfaith Hospitality Network is an ecumenical ministry that encourages churches to help homeless families by providing them temporary housing in church buildings. Over 1,000 United Methodist congregations offer their support and participation. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written this new text in support of this effort. It is set to the familiar ST. DENIO tune.
Links to other hymns by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette are on the Discipleship Ministries worship and music website, along with photo, biography, and contact information.
Carolyn Winfrey Gillette is the author of Songs of Grace: New Hymns for God and Neighbor (Discipleship Resources/Upper Room Books, 2009) and Gifts of Love: New Hymns for Today's Worship (Geneva Press, 2000). She is the co-pastor of Limestone Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware (a hosting congregation for Family Promise -- Interfaith Hospitality Network). A complete list of her 180+ hymns can be found at www.carolynshymns.com