This lively Advent hymn calls on disciples to recognize the profound changes that Jesus’ birth will bring through unexpected persons.
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.
A song for children that describes how Jesus would be a gift to the world in many ways.
This hymn of four verses is a sending hymn. Disciples witness to the world regarding the joy they have received from the triune God.
Isaiah is a young prophet who in his long career offers God’s salvation to his nation. 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.
This hymn reflects what the ministry of congregations to be: to engage in worship, learning, caring and witnessing.
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.
For Palm Sunday, this forceful hymn underscores Jesus’ deliberate decision to confront Roman authority and Temple leaders.
A response that can be used prior to, during, or after the prayers of the people. Can be done a capella.
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 Epiphany hymn celebrates the baptism of Jesus As Jesus began his ministry, so we asked if we are ready to begin anew.
A brief response for a leader and congregation serving as a benediction or commissioning as disciples leave to witness.
This somber hymn asks the question: Would Jesus on the cross reflect on his mission of justice and a coming realm of peace?
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 marvels at the variety and beauty of biblical literature, recounting stories of water, land, and fire.
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.