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 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.
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.
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.
In five verses, this hymn portrays Jesus inviting all persons to join him in the journey of discipleship.
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.
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 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!
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?
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 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.