Singing a New Song – George Stuart, Australia

George Stuart has written singable hymns with grounded, authentic and original lyrics set to traditional and familiar tunes. He, graciously, has made his work available free on line.  Click here for his website. His “Singing a New Song” series includes 4 general volumes of new lyrics and 3 volumes (1 for each year) of new […]

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God is not a she…not a he — Brian Wren

God is not a she, God is not a he, God is not an it or a maybe. God is a moving, loving, doing, knowing, growing mystery. From The Song of Three Children, libretto copyright © Brian Wren, 1986, copied from the article “Taking the Next Step in Inclusive Language” by Pamela Payne Allen which […]

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Seeker of Justice, new words to ‘Fairest Lord Jesus’ – Jim Burklo, USA

Seeker, Teacher, Friend Tune:  “Fairest Lord Jesus”  (Crusaders’ Hymn: 5.6.8.5.5.8)   Seeker of justice, turner of the tables One who made sure that the poor were fed Land for the landless, home for the homeless And baskets filled with fish and bread.   Friend of the friendless, lover of the enemy, Love that conventions cannot […]

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Come to the table (communion hymn) — Stephen Best, Wales UK

  Tune: Assurance 9.10.9.9.         Come voice your struggles, come shed your tears, Come calm your anger, come lose your fears. Here we encounter the Living Lord Through bread that’s broken, in wine that’s poured Refrain: Come to the table, join in the song, This is the place where all shall belong. […]

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