Gather Us In

Gather Us In Music and Lyrics by Marty Haugen Here in this place new light is streaming Now is the darkness vanished away See in this space our fears and our dreamings Brought here to You in the light of this day. Gather us in — the lost and forsaken Gather us in — the […]

Elí, Elí

Elí, Elí Music by David Zahavi Lyrics by Hannah Szenes Elí, Elí shelo yigamer l’olam
 Hachol v’hayam Rishrush shel hamayim B’rak hashamayim T’filat haadam. [Translation] O Lord, my God, I pray that these things never end: The sand and the sea
 The rush of the water
 The crash of the heavens The prayer of the […]

Bar’chu

Bar’chu Music by Aminadov Aloni Lyrics by Gates of Prayer, a Reform Jewish Siddur Bar’chu et Adonai ham’vorach.
 Baruch Adonai ham’vorach l’olam vaed. Eternal God, Your majesty is proclaimed By the marvels of earth and sky Sun, moon and stars testify To Your power and wisdom.
 Day follows day in endless succession And the years […]

Simple Song

Simple Song (from MASS) Music and Lyrics by Leonard Bernstein Sing God a simple song, Lauda, Laudē Make it up as you go along, Lauda, Laudē Sing like you like to sing.
 God loves all simple things
 For God is the simplest of all For God is the simplest of all. I will sing the […]

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer Music by Albert Hay Malotte Lyrics from Matthew 6 Our Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed by Thy name.
 Thy kingdom come
 Thy will be done in earth As it is in heaven.
 Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts
 As we forgive our debtors.
 And lead […]

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee Music by Dale Wood Lyrics by Bernard of Clairvaux, transcribed by Edward Caswall Jesus, the very thought of Thee With sweetness fills my breast But sweeter far Thy face to see And in Thy presence rest.
 No voice can sing, no heart can frame Nor mem’ry find a sweeter […]

The King of Love My Shepherd Is

The King of Love My Shepherd Is Music by John Ness Beck, transcribed by Craig Courtney Lyrics adapted from Psalm 23 by St Columba The King of love my shepherd is Whose goodness faileth never I nothing lack if I am His
 And He is mine forever. Where streams of living waters flow My ransomed […]

Offertory

Offertory Music by John Ness Beck, transcribed by Craig Courtney Lyrics adapted from Micah 6 With what shall I come before the Lord
 And bow myself before God on high?
 Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings
 Shall I come before Him with yearling calves?
 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams […]

What Eye Beholds the Spring?

What Eye Beholds the Spring? Lyrics by Joyce Grenfell What eye beholds the spring? No retina or lens With signals to the brain Could compass such a thing. If on this earth we see The green immensity And hear the music’s ring, Where can the real spring be? From time to time the mind Sees […]

Think of the Wonder

Think of the Wonder Lyrics by Helen and Thomas Gould Think of the wonder in their eyes, Those shepherds taken by surprise And told to go to Bethlehem! Silently they left their sheep, This most sacred trust to keep; Followed, scarcely knowing why, The star that beckoned from the sky. Silently down the night they […]