This hymn offers praise to God for the Church’s gifts, including the saints of old, calling us to be faithful.
This hymn of four verses is a sending hymn. Disciples witness to the world regarding the joy they have received from the triune God.
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.
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.
A brief response for a leader and congregation serving as a benediction or commissioning as disciples leave to witness.
These atypical opening words or gathering response, may be said or sung — God, Christ and Holy Spirit will look good on you!
The hymn remembers what the reformers stood for: the centrality of scripture, justification by faith, the priesthood of all believers, and evangelism.
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.