Other Worship Music, Part 1
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"Above All Else" is a simple prayer inspired by the writing of Brian McLaren.
"All of Us Are Loved" is a brief doxology-style hymn with an optional Spanish verse.
"As You Go on Your Way" is a closing hymn or sending-out piece.
"Blest are You, the Poor in Spirit" is a hymn text based on Matthew 5:1-12, for which Hyfrydol is suggested.
"Brave Spirit, Make Us Brave" is a prayer for the courage to heal the world and build Beloved Community.
"Bring a Flower" was written specifically for Unitarian Universalist flower communion ceremonies. No video exists for this song.
"Church is More than Just a Building" (Hyfrydol tune) was written as a COVID-19 resource but can be used more broadly.
"Church Is the Way We Live" (traditional church version) was also written as a COVID-19 resource but can be used more broadly. Here is a link to a pop music version: “Church is the Way We Live.”
"The Church Where Love Lives" was inspired by the United Methodist Church Western Jurisdiction inclusion campaign.
"Comfort, Comfort" is a new text for the chorale that is part of "Jesu, Joy of Our Desiring." No recording or video exists for this text.
"The Day We Are Given" is best used as an opening hymn. The "all scores" page also has a score with the refrain alone.
"Depend on You" is a pop song about the love we can depend on even in times of upheaval.
"Do All the Good You Can" is a short closing hymn or sending-out piece based on the famous John Wesley quote.
"Everyone is Worthy" is an up-tempo chant and is best with lots of percussion.
"Faith of Metaphor and Mystery" (text by Bronwyn Angela White) is a celebration of progressive Christianity. No video exists for this hymn.
"For a Faith" is a Gospel-style celebration of progressive religion.
"For the Weaving of Our Lives" celebrates our interdependence; it is set to the traditional tune Dix.
"From Our Abundance We Give" is a Gospel-inflected stewardship hymn.
"Go Out in Joy" is a sending-out anthem. No video exists for this piece.
"God Speaks Today" is a hymn text (tune of Ar Hyd Y Nos, or All through the Night) celebrating the unfolding presence of the sacred.
"God, We Gather as Your People" (tune of Nettleton) would be appropriate for congregations addressing challenging issues.
"History and Mystery" considers tradition, wonder, and the moving of the Spirit.
"Holy Dreamer, Joyful Healer" is a celebratory hymn text set to the Hymn to Joy.
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