George Stuart, Australia — Singing a New Song

George Stuart, Australia

George declares that he has ‘drunk deeply from life’s love and beauty.’

George  has written sing-able hymns with grounded, authentic and original lyrics set to traditional and familiar tunes, all posted on his website, “Singing a New Song

Thanks to George’s generosity, all of his lyrics published on Worship Words and on his website are free of any cost of copyright restrictions and limitations and thus are all available for your use.

Born in Victoria, Australia, George Stuart lives with his wife, Wendy, in Toronto, New South Wales, Australia.  He received his Bachelor of Divinity at Melbourne University’s Ormond College.  His career has been varied, beginning as an Industrial Chemist, then as a Church Youth Worker and as a clergy person in the Presbyterian and Uniting Churches.  Subsequently he worked as a Personnel Officer/Manager, concluding his employment as a Rehabilitation Consultant.  ‘He and his wife are blessed with four lovely daughters, their partners and six delightful grandchildren.’

George is happy to be contacted directly on email at

George’s ‘Singing a New Song’ series includes 4 general volumes of new lyrics and 3 volumes (1 for each year) of new lyrics based on the Gospel readings from the Revised Common Lectionary. Indexes help one easily find tunes, titles, first lines and gospel passages used in 280 of the lyrics (George’s favourites). If you have the time to browse through the electronic versions of the books themselves, there are many more lyrics not listed in the indexes.  The full musical scores are included beside the lyrics except when there are copyright law restrictions.

These songs are posted on Worship Words:

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