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.
Although using military imagery, this hymn calls for the nation to follow God’s rules to be blessed. Combating flasehoods is stressed.
This song was inspired by the Holocaust Museum. Its message is that freedom remains when the past is remembered and kept alive.
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 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 tells Ruth’s story of finding a new life in Judah and becoming an ancestor of King David. 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.
Celebrating a congregation’s anniversary, this hymn proclaims its historic missions: to welcome strangers, teach, offer care, and do social justice work.
This Lenten hymn acknowledges we are created in God’s image, asking for repentance because we have strayed from that image.
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.
A response that can be used prior to, during, or after the prayers of the people. Can be done a capella.
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.
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 response with Scripture declaring, as did the book of Revelation, that God’s Word is trustworthy and true.
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.
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 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.