Other Worship Music, Part 1
"Above All Else" is a simple prayer inspired by the writing of Brian McLaren. A YouTube video is available here.
"All of Us Are Loved" is a brief doxology-style hymn with an optional Spanish verse. An older YouTube video is here, a choral version is here, and a slower pop version is here.
"As Our Voices Join Together" can be used for regathering in worship spaces; it is to the tune of Nettleton.
"As You Go on Your Way" is a closing hymn or sending-out piece. A YouTube video is available here.
"Brave Spirit, Make Us Brave" is a prayer for the courage to heal the world and build Beloved Community. A YouTube video can be found here.
"Church is More than Just a Building" (Hyfrydol tune) was written as a COVID-19 resource but can be used more broadly. YouTube videos for the hymn can be found here and here.
"Church Is the Way We Live" was also written as a COVID-19 resource but can be used more broadly. A YouTube video is here.
"The Church Where Love Lives" was inspired by the United Methodist Church Western Jurisdiction inclusion campaign. A YouTube video can be found here.
"Comfort, Comfort" is a new text for the chorale that is part of "Jesu, Joy of Our Desiring."
"The Day We Are Given" is best used as an opening hymn. The "all scores" page also has a score just with the refrain. A YouTube video can be found here.
"Depend on You" is a pop song about the love we can depend on even in times of upheaval. A YouTube video can be found here.
"Do All the Good You Can" is a short closing hymn or sending-out piece based on the famous John Wesley quote. A YouTube video can be found here.
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.
"For a Faith" is a Gospel-style celebration of progressive religion. A YouTube video can be found here.
"For the Weaving of Our Lives" celebrates our interdependence; it is set to the traditional tune Dix. A YouTube video with accompaniment can be found here. A YouTube video of the hymn sung a cappella can be found here.
"From Our Abundance We Give" is a Gospel-inflected stewardship hymn.
"History and Mystery" considers tradition, wonder, and the moving of the Spirit. A YouTube video can be found here.
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