Tag Archives: Hymn

“All Through the Night” a hymn after tragedy

“All Through the Night” words (C) Copyright 2016 by Randy K. Hammer -Tune: Finlandia All through the night to God I raise my pleadings; through tears of pain I suffer through the hours. How long, O Lord, I cry and … Continue reading

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Hymn from Aotearoa, adaptable to other local settings

I am thrilled to have been given a new hymn and a poem from Philip Garside who is a publisher (contact information below for those who are looking!) Let me first give you background information on both pieces from his … Continue reading

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“When on the earth…” new hymn lyrics for hospitality

I have been on vacation for two week’s without access to Internet. While I was gone John Danner sent these wonderful hymn lyrics that connect to Matthew 10: 40-42 which was the Revised Common Lectionary text for last Sunday. I … Continue reading

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Will You let me Be Your Teacher?

An homage to Richard Gillard for his amazing hymn “Will You Let Me Be Your Servant” sung not too long ago at my daughter and son-in-law’s wedding, and in gratitude for Christian educators whom I have met over the years, … Continue reading

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Hymn for Spring and Prayer for Peace

Here are two resources from the southern hemisphere offered for the folks in the northern hemisphere because of the coinciding of spring and Lent. For those reading this in the southern hemisphere — thank you for holding on to them … Continue reading

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Hymn for Right Relations between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Peoples

I share today a hymn freely offered by Read Sherman that honors Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat nation. First the hymn, then I share portions of the two letters in which it was imbedded for me the first from … Continue reading

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July 2, 2012 – the thirty-sixth day since Pentecost

Todd Jenkins is a Presbyterian pastor in Fayetteville, Tennessee, USA. In our book Gifts in Open Hands his contribution is a hymn in the chapter on Global Issues. We were amazed at how often the need for water emerged from countries all … Continue reading

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