A song that celebrates the gift of bread and Thanksgiving. The refrain is words of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
A song for families that celebrates Thanksgiving. The verses emphasize values, health and justice, country and world peace.
A hymn celebrating the gift of God’s planet, calling us to be stewards of the earth. Like a psalm, it is an acrostic.
Four hymns convey the excitement and glory of Advent, the joy of Jesus’ coming, and the beginning of Jesus’ ministry.
This CD showcases the Brombaugh Organ at Iowa State University with selections from historic as well as contemporary composers played by Lynn J. Zeigler.
Although using military imagery, this hymn calls for the nation to follow God’s rules to be blessed. Combating flasehoods is stressed.
This lively Advent hymn calls on disciples to recognize the profound changes that Jesus’ birth will bring through unexpected persons.
The subjects of six (6) hymns include: appreciation of biblical literature, biblical parables (Prodigal Son, King’s banquet), and observance of Pentecost and the Reformation.
This hymn offers praise to God for the Church’s gifts, including the saints of old, calling us to be faithful.
This children’s hymn focuses on the Star of Bethlehem, wondering what kind of special person the baby will be. It underscores children’s well-being.
This song was inspired by the Holocaust Museum. Its message is that freedom remains when the past is remembered and kept alive.
A song for children that describes how Jesus would be a gift to the world in many ways.
In this offering response, we are reminded of God’s abundant gifts and with God’s help, we seek to build a world “blessed and just.”
This hymn of four verses is a sending hymn. Disciples witness to the world regarding the joy they have received from the triune God.
Daniel remains faithful in a foreign land.One in a series of children’s songs about prophets or God’s Truth-tellers.
Featuring Deborah, who is a judge and leader of the tribes, this song is one in a series about prophets.
This song is about Elijah who proclaims God’s call to a nation to be faithful and just. One in a series.
This song is about Esther, a queen, who saves her people. It is one in a series about God’s truth-tellers.
Isaiah is a young prophet who in his long career offers God’s salvation to his nation. One in a series.
This song,recounts Jeremiah’s proclamation that God would someday make a new covenant with the people. One in a series.
This song tells Ruth’s story of finding a new life in Judah and becoming an ancestor of King David. For children.
Stories about eight (8) truth-tellers for God are told in rhythmic verses. Stressed are the prophet’s call, the message, and the response.
In this easy to sing song series on prophets, or God’s Truth-tellers, Amos calls a nation to turn to justice. Written for children.
A hymn written especially for the celebration of infant and adult baptisms. All are called to sacred tasks. Three verses.
A wedding hymn in which the couple thanks God for bringing them together and they ask the congregation for continued support.
This hymn reflects what the ministry of congregations to be: to engage in worship, learning, caring and witnessing.
This hymn recounts how the Church over time has expressed its beliefs, its hopes, and its fears in creeds and songs. A descant provided.
Celebrating a congregation’s anniversary, this hymn proclaims its historic missions: to welcome strangers, teach, offer care, and do social justice work.
The seven (7) songs in this collection celebrate and/or observe Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and remembrance of the Holocaust.
This powerful response asks today’s disciples if we too have fallen asleep, like the disciples when Jesus asked them to remain awake.
This Lenten hymn acknowledges we are created in God’s image, asking for repentance because we have strayed from that image.
A song that paraphrases a “Morning Prayer” by Methodist Bishop John Vincent for the Chautauqua Women’s Society.
In five verses, this hymn portrays Jesus inviting all persons to join him in the journey of discipleship.
Comprised of six hymns and one response, this collection underscores the nature of Lent, the drama and passion of Holy Week, and Eastertide joy.
A song with a unique and beautiful tune whose text reminds us to have the courage to be true friends with others.
With a unique tune and simple text, this song says all of us need friends, especially when we are bullied or consider hurting ourselves.
Three versions describe different ways of becoming and supporting friends, especially to oppose bullying. One describes Christian witnessing.
The text version of this song urges friends to be truthful but kind, especially when situations are difficult, then sing and dance!
A song, with a beautiful tune, recounting Jesus’ sending his disciples, his friends, to spread the good news of God’s accepting yet demanding love.
The hymn expresses thankfulness for the historic Church as well as individuals who have been models of faith and light in our lives.
This hymn urges all, but especially young people, to make the most of the time they have to make a difference.
A song for a secular memorial service with realistic descriptions describing seniors overcoming life’s difficulties. An optional verse recognizing military service
A hymn for a memorial service or funeral emphasizing how seniors cope with and conquer their problems. An optional verse for military service veterans.
Notes from Iowa features Lynn Zeigler, organ with Elizabeth A. Sadilek, flute and Kevin Schilling, oboe and bassoon. Selections from nine composers.
For Palm Sunday, this forceful hymn underscores Jesus’ deliberate decision to confront Roman authority and Temple leaders.
The text of this hymn, in minor and major keys, laments mass killings “once again” and calls for meaningful legislation.
The text and dance-like tune emphasize Jesus’ table is open to all, underscored by the refrain’s paired opposites.
A response that can be used prior to, during, or after the prayers of the people. Can be done a capella.
The four volumes are piano accompaniments by Lynn Zeigler for all our hymns, songs, and worship responses. They are arranged by collections.
Vol. 1 contains 19 tracks of piano accompaniments related to the lives of disciples, including baptism, confirmation, wedding, healing, to funerals.
Vol. 2 contains selections for worship services elements (from gathering to sending) as well as songs about the Bible and major church historical events.
Vol. 3 includes a series of songs about Hebrew prophets, building friendships, and social justice hymns. (Piano accompaniments by Lynn Zeigler.)
Vol. 4 contains piano accompaniments of music related to liturgical seasons and for such holidays/observances as Thanksgiving,Independence Day, and Holocaust Observance.
The song recalls Jesus’ imperative to visit those in prison, then proposes we, like Paul, free others from various prisons.
In this hymn, a faithful disciple asks God’s will be done while facing a life-threatening illness. Included is a refrain based on Psalm 103.
The hymn images how frightened disciples were comforted by Christ in the upper room with the Last Supper experience.
This lively song celebrates, with bells if possible, four freedoms which citizens of all countries should enjoy.
A hymn acknowledging the loss of a loved one, reminding us our first death (baptism) and second death are conquered through our resurrection faith.
This Epiphany hymn celebrates the baptism of Jesus As Jesus began his ministry, so we asked if we are ready to begin anew.
A rousing hymn inviting disciples to participate in the jubilant celebration of the Church’s founding at Pentecost — a birthday party!
The eleven (11) songs in this collection speak to issues such as hunger, environment, gun violence, human rights, prison reform, and bullying.
The songs in this collection mirror the milestones of life — birth (baptism), youth (confirmation), marriage (wedding), illness (healing), and death (funeral, memorial services).
A brief response for a leader and congregation serving as a benediction or commissioning as disciples leave to witness.
This CD features The Art of Fugue, Johann Sebastian Bach’s last and unfinished major work, played by Lynn Zeigler at the Brombauagh Organ.
This somber hymn asks the question: Would Jesus on the cross reflect on his mission of justice and a coming realm of peace?
A response with Scripture declaring, as did the book of Revelation, that God’s Word is trustworthy and true.
These atypical opening words or gathering response, may be said or sung — God, Christ and Holy Spirit will look good on you!
Each verse of this post-Easter hymn makes a reference to post-resurrection appearances of the risen Christ.
This hymn recalls the quiet courage of the deceased and the many gifts received from that individual.
For Pentecost, Palm Sunday or other Sundays when those confirmed affirm their baptismal vows and as disciples, bring “salt and light” to others.
The hymn remembers what the reformers stood for: the centrality of scripture, justification by faith, the priesthood of all believers, and evangelism.
A hymn based on the parable of the two sons, or the prodigal son.
This response proclaims the Bible touches our whole being, all our senses. It has a guitar and keyboard accompaniment
Based on Colossians 3:12-14, this hymn states disciples are “clothed” to act in special ways, just as at work we may wear special clothes.
This hymn marvels at the variety and beauty of biblical literature, recounting stories of water, land, and fire.
The nine (9) hymns and responses of the collection include: gathering hymn and words, prayers for the people and confession, Scripture, offering, and sending songs..
The hymn, with refrains, asks if we, like the prophet Isaiah, will respond to God’s call to be disciples. Appropriate for ordination, commissioning services.
The hymn affirms that God cares for all and is with the ill in their struggles. It offers appreciation also for caregivers.